EVENT: Craft Lake City and the NHMU Present: Viking Jewelry Workshop (DEC. 2 @ NHMU)

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Salt Lake City, Nov. 1 ­– The Natural History Museum of Utah and Craft Lake City present the final installment of the Viking Workshop Series. Join us in December for the Viking-Style Jewelry Workshop with jewelry artisan Annika Quinn. The workshop will be held at the Natural History Museum of Utah on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Annika Quinn began making jewelry out of a necessity when she was unable to find what she was looking for in stores. Quinn’s work looks to empower wearers by offering an aesthetic quality and unique features. Self-described as old-school-meets-new-school, Quinn’s process for creating each piece is truly unique.
 
“I love Craft Lake City and the opportunities it gives local artists,” says Quinn. “It also gives people rad opportunities to learn a new craft and empowers them to create.” Participants will create a Viking-style brooch of jewelry using metalsmith techniques taught by Annika Quinn.

There is a $45 material fee. Pre-registration is required. Register here. Visit our website or our Facebook for more information. The Natural History Museum of Utah is located at 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.
 
Workshop Attendance Policy: Participants are now required to arrive and check in with the Craft Lake City Workshop Coordinator five minutes before the workshop begins, or their spot will be given to a participant on the waitlist. If you wish to be added to the waitlist please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop begins and check in with our Workshop Coordinator. You will be added to the waitlist to take the place of an absent participant’s spot. First-come, first-served. Waitlisters are not guaranteed admittance.
 
About NHMU: The Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah is one of the leading scientific research and cultural institutions in the Intermountain West. Established in 1963, the Museum cares for over 1.2 million objects and offers innovative exhibitions and educational programs to thousands of residents and visitors each year, including traveling ad permanent exhibits, special events and other programs. The Museum also offers a variety of outreach programs to communities and schools throughout Utah, reaching every school district in the state annually. The Museum has an active research program with more than 30 scientists and 10 field expeditions each year.
 
About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is a 501-c3 Charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. The 2018 DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street, on Friday, Aug. 10, from 5 to 10 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 11, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 12, from noon to 7 p.m.


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