Free Events

Free Events

Project of the Week

Every week the SACC has two new projects. Stop in anytime during our open hours to make them! All supplies and instructions will be provided.

Spring 2020 Projects of the Week:

1/27-2/1
Mini Wall Hanger and Popsicle Stick Display Shelf

2/3-2/8 
Nail Polish Marbled Mug and Carve Your Own Stamp

2/10-2/15 
Toothpick Heart Container and Origami Heart Box

2/17-2/22 
Cute Air Dry Clay Charms and Felt Animal Pattern Pins

2/24-2/29 
Wire Bookmark and Blob Watercolor Painting

3/2-3/7 
Felt Superhero Pin and 1UP Mushroom Keychain

3/9-3/14 
Mini Zoetrope and DIY Rope Rainbow

3/23-3/28 
Single Sliding Knot Bracelet and Yarn Hanging

3/30-4/4 
Dinosaur Magnets and Wax Paper Lantern

4/6-4/11 
Citrasolve Coasters and Paper Hyacinth Flowers

4/13-4/18 
Painted Flowers and Make Your Own Stickers

4/20-4/25 
Make Your Own Recycled Planter and Grow Your Own Oak Tree

4/27-5/2 
Pinecone Owls and Multi-Color Origami Crane Hanger

5/4-5/9 
Dot Painting Rocks and Encouragement Take-A-Note Leave-A-Note

 

SACC Tours

Stop by anytime during our open hours to tour the SACC and see all of the supplies and equipment we offer!


Knitting & Crocheting Circle

Date: Every other Monday beginning February 3 
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm  
Join a community of knitters and crocheters to learn something new! All levels are welcomed, just bring some yarn, needles and a desire to learn. Knitting needles and yarn are also available for purchase at the SACC.

Artist Fair & Bake Sale

Date: Tuesday, February 11
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Swing by the Union Concourse to browse through handmade art including prints, jewelry, mugs, embroideries and more — just in time for Valentine’s Day! Grab a treat from the student org bake sale while you browse. 

Geek Week: Make a Pixel Pin

Date: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Join the SACC in the Union Concourse to make your very own Pixel Pin! You can also stop by all week long for our Geek Week-themed Projects of the Week in the Studio Arts & Craft Centre: Felt Superhero Pin and 1UP Mushroom Keychain.

 

Plastic Bag Suck: Decorating Reusable Bags

Date: Thursday, April 9 
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm 
Learn and have fun while making your own sustainable alternative to plastic bags. We’ve partnered with the Office of Sustainability for this event to create a low waste activity and provide information to students on how they can create an eco-friendlier life. 

 

Build Your Own Terrarium

Date: Tuesday, April 21 
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Join us in the Union Concourse to learn and make your own terrarium. Supplies are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so arrive early.

 

Union Concourse Vendor Sale

Date: Thursday, May 7 
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm 
Head on down to the Union Concourse to browse through wonderful fair-trade and handmade items and gifts – just in time for Mother’s Day!

 

 

Free Demonstrations 

Stop into the Studio Arts and Craft Centre during our Free Demonstrations to see one of our Area Leads work through some of their favorite artistic processes. Bring a friend and enjoy exploring new art experiences. No need to sign up; drop by anytime during a free demonstration for a fun and new experience! 

Wheel Throwing Demonstration

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 28    11:00am – 1:00pm
Watch a demonstration about centering, opening, and pulling walls that turn into functional art. This will be all about watching how functional pottery is made. 

Enameling Demonstration 

Date & Time: Thursday, February 20     3:00 – 5:00pm
Observe how to fuse glass to metal at 1500 degrees. Explore the sifting and application process involved in fine art enameling. 

Wheel Throwing Demonstration

Date & Time: Thursday, March 23     3:00 – 5:00pm
Watch a demonstration about centering, opening, and pulling walls that turn into functional art. This will be all about watching how functional pottery is made.

Wool Felting Demonstration 

Date & Time: Monday, March 23    4:00 – 6:00pm 
Exploring and working with wool as a medium. I will walk through the technical aspect of felting with wool and how I use wool roving in the felting process and how to manipulate it to form different shapes or figures. 

 

Dark Room Enlarging Demonstration

Date & Time: Thursday, March 26    6:00 – 8:00pm
Walk through the process of enlarging your images on film through dark room processes. Observe how to use an enlarger and learn how to use chemicals to make the magic happen.