Make/Shift: Design Week Closing Party and Workshops

Join us for a day of creative discovery for a cause. Select from 10 workshops held at studios around Baltimore, then get your dancing shoes on for the Design Week closing party where the discovery will continue with local makers, restaurants, drinks and entertainment.

All proceeds will be donated to Linda Johnson Pearson, a friend of the design community, to help in her fight with cancer.

Closing Party

Celebrate the close of Design Week with an amazing evening at Price Modern. Ashleigh Axios, former Creative Director at the White House, and letterer and illustrator Mary Kate McDevitt will give presentations, followed by live music music from Baltimore's own Oslo.

Enjoy drinks compliments of Union Craft Brewing with more to be announced! As well as food from The Food Market,Corner Charcuterie Bar, Cosima, Colette and The Charmery. We will also host a Makers Market and Silent Auction during the event, so come prepared to shop! And, of course, no party is complete without a Photo Booth from Pixilated!

The Makers Market will feature these makers:

Your ticket includes admission, food, and drinks! Register now.

Members: $30
Non-members: $35
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Price Modern, 2604 Sisson St, Baltimore, MD 21211


Please check back regularly, as we hope to add some additional workshops to the day!

HANDS: Paper Cuts

Master papercut artist Annie Howe will teach the basic technique of papercutting and how to create your very own custom papercuts in this hands-on, two-hour workshop. Participants leave with at least one finished papercut design and the know-how to continue papercutting at home. *To those with allergies, there is a cat at this location.

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gilah Press + Design, 3506 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD 21211
Pricing: $65 (includes materials)

HANDS: Screen Printing

Join the masters from Pizza Party Printing and illustrator Monica Amneus of Monkah in this screen printing workshop.

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pizza Party Printing, 1750 Union Ave, Suite F, Baltimore, MD 21211
Pricing: $50 (includes materials)

HANDS: Bookmaking

Ink Press Productions will lead participants in exploring materials and techniques to create a one-of-a-kind blank book of their very own, using scrap and up-cycled materials.

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Ink Press Productions, 3322 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211
Pricing: $30 (includes materials)

HANDS: Hand Lettering

Come explore old and new hand lettering techniques from visual artist Jeremy Friend, as this art form gains a resurgence in popularity. Participants will discuss and apply both basic and advanced methods in hand lettering to produce beautiful, hand rendered phrases and single word pieces. Tools will include brush pens, ink, and pencil on paper. Participants will also learn refinement techniques using tracing paper and pencil. *To those with allergies, there is a cat at this location.

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gilah Press + Design, 3506 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD 21211
Pricing: $50 (includes materials)

HANDS: Illustration

Baltimore Academy of Illustration will have two instructors present, providing an introduction to various techniques and practices associated with the art of illustration. Think of it as a crash course in conceptual thinking and execution of technique while communicating ideas visually. Attendees are encouraged to bring sketchbooks and drawing utensils and the school will provide materials if needed.

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Baltimore Academy of Illustration, 5710 Bellona Ave, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21212
Pricing: $10

BIZ: Sometimes, I Work in a Bar: Using Mobile Apps to Work Away from the Desk

Illustrator and designer Greg Jericho will demonstrate how he incorporates apps into his professional workflow. He’ll walk participants through his favorite tools, demonstrating how he creates sketches, wireframes, and digital paintings, all on the go. Bring your preferred iOS/Android device and participate in an actual design project, complete with client instructions and ideas!

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Corner Charcuterie Bar, 850 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211
Pricing: $40

This event is a part of Baltimore Design Week 2016.

Credit/debit cards only — no cash or checks will be accepted.

Please note that in order to continue to provide quality programming, our policy is not to issue refunds unless an event has been cancelled.

When & Where
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM EDT
Baltimore, MD