The Road Scholar Crafts Week at Snow Farm: Metal and Jewelry
Pack your bags for an artistic adventure in historic Williamsburg, where you’ll learn from helpful experts as you create your own unique pieces of jewelry.
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Program No. 2335RJ
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, Mass.! Whether you are new to jewelry making or would like to expand your skills, explore the methods of basic fabrication to create jewelry inspired by your own designs. Learn to solder, file, shape and texture materials including sheet metal, wire, bronze, brass, copper and much more. Experiment with a wide range of techniques, such as incorporating polished stones into your pieces with bezel settings. We’ll cap off the week with a student art show and wine-and-cheese reception!
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking; moderate amount of standing on this program.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

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.
Featured Expert
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Alyssa Krauss
Since receiving her M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, Alyssa Dee Krauss has been working to create jewelry as a fine art form. She was awarded numerous fellowships including one from the National Endowment for the Arts, and her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Alyssa travels to lecture and lead workshops, but she especially love’s teaching the art of jewelry making, at her studio in Florence, Mass.
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Alyssa Krauss
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