top of page

Join us for Castle Collectives!

The Castle is embarking on a pilot program for a creativity center housed in a beloved downtown Greencastle store, Conspire. This pilot will run for 10 months from summer 2023 to spring of 2024 (June-November and January-April) providing free monthly programs to K-12 kids (10am-12pm on Saturdays) led by teaching artists, teachers, community artists and others. Sign ups are first come, first serve!

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 10.52.24 AM.png

June 17

3-D Design/Sculpture - Pop Art Food with Regan Zerwig

For students in 9-12th grade

Learn about the fundamentals of 3-dimensional art and apply them to a material-based, hands-on design and construction project based off the work of Wayne Thiebaud and Claes Oldenburg! Create your very own pop art food.

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 10.54.06 AM.png

July 15

Three Chords and The Truth with Tad Robinson

For students in 9-12th grade

We'll listen to some classic blues recordings and then dive into writing our own blues songs. While we are brainstorming ideas for blues songs we will get a crash course on blues poetry and what makes a great blues song.

Blocks of Wood

August 19

Wood Projects with Shelby Stokes

For students of all ages

Do a variety of projects made from scrap and reclaimed wood.

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 10.59.30 AM.png

September 16

Zentangles with Jamie Nichols

For students of all ages

The zentangle is a doodling exercise that allows artists to explore line quality, patterns, and implied textures with limited restrictions. It encourages creativity, enhances hand-eye coordination, and relieves stress.

Clay Mugs

October 21

By Fiona With Fire with Fiona White

For students of all ages

Hands on experience with local clay, and basic hand-building.

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 11.50.36 AM.png

November 18

Cadavre Exquis Songwriting Workshop with JP Olsen

For students of all ages

Join us in an exciting creative journey and explore the world of imagination through the process of the "Cadavre Exquis" game. Students will experiment with drawing, writing, and music as they collaboratively create unique and unexpected artworks.

Food Photography

January 20

Creative Youth Painting with Charlie Martoglio

For students ages 7-12

It will be demonstrated how to paint scales, fur, patterns, skin, feathers, and eyes. The children can use some of these techniques to create their animal of choice.

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 11.55.05 AM.png

February 17

Snowglobe Tumbler with Heather Lawrence

For students of all ages

You'll learn how to make a glass can snowglobe tumbler. You'll learn how to use uv resin. And get to choose your own decals and glitter to make it totally customized to you! All ages welcome.

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 11.56.51 AM.png

March 16

Introduction to Woodblock Printmaking with Matt Rees

For students of all ages

Learn the basics of the ancient art of printmaking (the original meme!)

Screenshot 2023-05-24 at 12.00.14 PM.png

April 20

Introduction to Herbalism and Plant Allies with Ella Dye Thomas

For students of all ages

Basic introduction to the identification, history, and use of 15 herbs. Each participant will take home there own tea blend created at the workshop using the provided 15 herbs and knowledge learned at the workshop.

bottom of page