Studio "Happy Hours"

Studio "Happy Hours" are a great opportunity for certified* members with experience to work on their personal projects in a fun and cost-effective way. Associates moderate these 2–3 hours sessions and are available to help answer questions and offer advice. Not a member? Sign-up today!

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*Note: Certification is not required for Letterpress or Papermaking Happy Hours, though initial workshop experience is required.)

With the exception of the August Critique Circle, all in-person happy hours have been postponed indefinitely. We hope to have an update soon.

NEW!  SUMMER CRITIQUE CIRCLE  NEW!

 

2nd Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 PM:  Join us this summer for virtual critique sessions! Connect with other artists and receive honest and constructive feedback on your personal work. All media is acceptable! Sessions will be proctored by a Pyramid representative to ensure everyone gets a chance to participate.

 

Members, please use the promo code in the description for this free event. Not a member? Join today!

BOOKMAKING HAPPY HOUR

 

Note: All sessions have been postponed indefinitely. We hope to announce updates soon.

 

1st Thursdays, 7-9 pm. Join us for Bookmaking Happy Hour, an open studio where members can gather for discussions about book projects and receive advice and assistance on techniques as well as the use of the bindery equipment: paper guillotine, board shear, book presses (standing and backing), and the Kensol gold foil stamper.

No walk-ins please!

Note: Membership is required to attend. Certification is required to use bindery equipment.

Stay tuned—We hope to be able to welcome
guests back to Happy Hours later this summer/fall!

LETTERPRESS HAPPY HOUR

 

Note: All sessions have been postponed indefinitely. Stay tuned for further updates as they become available.

1st Wednesdays, 7-9 PM. Our vintage presses and antique type are ready for your project! Letterpress Happy Hour is the perfect opportunity for members to practice workshop skills while working on their own personal project. Hand set some type, ink up the press or just come to familiarize yourself with this tactile method of printmaking.

No walk-ins please!

Note: Membership and some experience with letterpress (i.e., a workshop) is required.

Stay tuned—We hope to be able to welcome
guests back to Happy Hours later this summer/fall!

PAPERMAKING HAPPY HOUR

 

Note: All sessions have been postponed indefinitely. Stay tuned for further updates as they become available.

1st Wednesdays, 7-9 PM.  Time to get pulpy! Papermaking Happy Hour is great for members  who have taken a class and want to get back into the studio to practice or simply pull some sheets.

No walk-ins please!

Note: Membership and some experience with papermaking (i.e., a workshop) is required.

Stay tuned—We hope to be able to welcome
guests back to Happy Hours later this summer/fall!

PRINTMAKING HAPPY HOUR

 

Note: All sessions have been postponed indefinitely. Stay tuned for further updates as they become available.

2nd Tuesdays , 6:30–9:30 PM: Come out and get inky with full access to the print shop! Printmaking Happy Hour is an open studio for members to practice their skills and work on personal projects. These fun and low-stress session offer intaglio and relief printing, as well as plate-making with etching and photographic processes.

 

Note: Membership and certification is required.

Stay tuned—We hope to be able to welcome
guests back to Happy Hours later this summer/fall!

SCREENPRINTING HAPPY HOUR

 

Note: All sessions have been postponed indefinitely. Stay tuned for further updates as they become available.

1st Thursdays, 6:30-9:00 PM.
  Screenprinting Happy Hour is an open studio for certified members to practice their skills and work on their own personal projects. We provide ink. Bring high contrast black artwork on clear laserjet-compatible transparencies, paper or t-shirts, screens, and masking tape. Screens are available to rent for $10/day, or can be purchased through us with advanced notice. Approved laserjet transparencies are also available to purchase in our gift shop, $.25 a sheet).

No walk-ins please!

Note: Membership and certification is required.

Stay tuned—We hope to be able to welcome
guests back to Happy Hours later this summer/fall!

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HOURS (Starting July 1, 2020):

Wednesday–Thursday 10am–8pm

Friday–Saturday 10am–6pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm

Closed Monday 

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