Holiday Gift Workshop

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This program is full. To place your name on the waitlist, please email athompson@michenerartmuseum.org or call 215.340.9800 x115

Ages 5 and up
$30 member | $35 non-member

Instructors: Ruth Anderson and Andrea Thompson

Celebrate the winter holiday season while creating two beautiful handmade gifts in this all-out gift-making celebration. Participants leave the workshop with their gifts wrapped, ready to give to family and friends. Call for details; we like to keep the gifts a secret!

Faculty member Ruth Anderson holds a Master’s Degree in Art Education from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She has completed postgraduate work in fine arts, art education, special education, and school administration. Ruth received Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Art Educator Award in 1983. She is currently the Director of Arts Education at the Michener. One parent noted, “Ruth has a natural gift with children that grows from her heart. She is patient, respectful, creative, and inspiring. Her classrooms are successfully nurturing our next generation of artists.”

Faculty member Andrea Thompson is an Honors graduate from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education, and is working toward her Master’s Degree in Art Education with a focus on inclusive classrooms in community arts and cultural institutions. She has been the Arts Education Coordinator at the Michener since 2015. One parent noted, “Andrea has built confidence in my children, and made their art class enjoyable and exciting. We appreciate her dedication and devotion to them and to the whole program. We feel truly blessed to have her as a teacher.”