Words Day: West Austin Studio Tour Stop #322 @ Shiny Object, Austin [19 May]

Words Day: West Austin Studio Tour Stop #322


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19
May
11:00 - 18:00

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Shiny Object
3507 South 1st St, Austin, Texas 78704
Join us for our second all ages weekend of West Austin Studio Tour at Shiny Object Studios!

Saturday, May 19th is Words Day, a multi-disciplinary celebration of spoken, written, heard, typeset and drawn words. Featuring workshops and activities led by Ami Plasse, Austin Bat Cave, Dawson Elementary, Story Bar, Testify, Typewriter Tarot and more.

Our gallery show features upcycled wonders from Austin artists and a pop art show with Dawson Elementary students. This event is FREE!

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

11:30am — 12:30pm
Typewriter Tarot — "Tarot and the Story of YOU" Workshop
Tarot cards might seem spooky or kooky, but people have been using them for centuries to tell stories about their own lives. In this creat...ive session for humans of all ages, you’ll get a super-quick introduction to Tarot by Cecily Sailer, the founder of Typewriter Tarot. Then we'll all pick out a Tarot card to inspire a short, mystical, and insightful writing activity about our own experience.

12:30pm — 1:30pm
Austin Bat Cave — Anthology Readings
Join Austin Bat Cave as they celebrate their tenth anthology release! Excerpts of their latest anthology will be read aloud for all to enjoy.

1:30pm — 2:30pm
Testify — "Three Sentence Stories" Workshop
What makes a story? A beginning, middle and end! Often we think a story needs to be long, when in reality it can be told in as little as three sentences. In this interactive workshop, the producers of Testify — a local storytelling show — will talk about the basic elements of stories, and lead you through making your own three sentence stories to tell out loud.

2pm — 6pm
Story Bar — Black Out Poetry
Grab a sharpie and give black out poetry a try! Story Bar will show you how to create poetry through an already established set of words. You can also learn about all of the amazing programs Story Bar hosts throughout the year!
#storymixer #inwardandartward #storybarlab #storybaton

2:30pm — 3:30pm
Dawson Elementary School — Austin, TX — Open Mic
Dawson Elementary Students will take the stage to perform poems they have written this year.

3:30pm — 4:30pm
Angry Cloud
Come explore character development with the creator of Angry Cloud, Ami Plasse.

4:00pm — 6:00pm
Typewriter Tarot will offer free two-card readings to anyone interested.

GALLERY
B. Shawn Cox Fine Art
Virginia Fleck
Tim Kerr
Damien Noll Sundrawn
Art by Brian Phillips
Ami Plasse Angry Cloud
Sarah Presson
Rusty Crocodiles — The Art of Scott Rolfe
Nick Schnitzer
Amy Scofield, Artist
Dawson Elementary School — Austin, TX
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