The Road Scholar Crafts Week at Snow Farm: Intro to Welding
Regardless of your experience level, come to Snow Farm to learn or improve your welding skills, joining experts to make weather vanes, sculptures, plant stands and more!
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Program No. 11456RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Join us for an exclusive, Road Scholar-only week of creativity at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program in Williamsburg, MA! In a safe and supportive environment, learn the basics of cutting, welding and brazing metal. Your instructor will work with each individual to transform ideas into practical objects, furniture or sculpture. Learn how to use a variety of welders including oxy/acetylene, arc, mig and a plasma cutter. Anyone can do it! We’ll cap off the week with a student art show and wine-and-cheese reception!
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Minimal walking and a moderate amount of standing on this program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In the heart of the picturesque Berkshire foothills, learn hands-on techniques from a professional artist.
  • Savor the culinary delights of the Snow Farm kitchen as you enjoy meals prepared with organic and natural foods, topped off with delicious homemade breads and desserts.
  • Studio explorations at the beginning and end of the week offer an exciting look at the progress of student artists who are participating in other workshops.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Pat Bennett
Pat Bennett graduated from Mass College of Art with a B.F.A. and received her M.F.A. in sculpture from Alfred University. Pat has taught welding and lampworking at Snow Farm for many years. She currently teaches fabrication at Hampshire College.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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