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December 2018
$50

Tea Towel Printing Party

December 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Come screen print some custom tea towels or napkins with prepared images, while enjoying a glass of wine and good company. Set a fabulous holiday table or print a bunch for the best gifts! A set of two tea towels is included in the class fee, with the option to purchase more in advance or onsite. With screenprinter and Soapbox member Marisha Simons, whose work is pictured above. View more of Marisha Simons Designs. Prices Non-Member Registration $50.00 USDMember Registration…

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OPEN HOURS

December 16, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Read in our library, tour our studio, and learn about membership and upcoming workshops.

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OPEN HOURS

December 19, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Read in our library, tour our studio, and learn about membership and upcoming workshops.

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January 2019

New Member Orientation

January 6, 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Keyholder Member Orientation: 12:30 – 2:00 Open Hours Member Orientation: 1:00 – 2:00 All new studio members must complete a Member Orientation before using their membership. Please email us to reserve your spot. Details on membership levels and member applications can be found at BECOME A MEMBER!

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Make a Zine! Workshop: History, Culture, and Creation

January 16, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Dive into the history and culture of zine making and punk community and then create your own zine. We’ll look at a wide variety of handmade publications from The Soapbox’s library for inspiration, then warm up with writing exercises and creative brainstorming. You will learn two simple but clever paper folding techniques that you can use that day and in your future zine publishing endeavors. All materials – glue sticks, stencils, clip art, colored pencils, glitter, and more! – will…

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$35

Intro to Letterpress

January 27, 2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Learn the basics of printing letterpress at The Soapbox, from setting type, to locking up your form on the press, to printing (and cleaning!) using the proof press and Vandercook cylinder press. Other methods of image making will be discussed. Explore our type drawers and gain the basic skills you need to work during Open Hours. With Marisha Simons. Price Non-Member Registration $35.00 USDMember Registration $30.00 USD

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February 2019
$35

Innovative Stab Binding Structures

February 6, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Stab bindings can be enormously creative and visually distinctive. Learn or review a basic 4-hole stab binding. Then, learn a custom variation, Becca Hirsbrunner’s Star Binding, and discuss how to develop your own patterns. This workshop builds skills for those who have worked with the stab binding before, while being approachable for beginners. Member Level Non-Member Registration $35.00 USDMember Registration $30.00 USD About the instructor: TERESA SILVA is a self-taught artist who works primarily in paper and thread. Her artistic…

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$35

Intro to Screenprinting

February 17, 2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Learn the basics of screenprinting at The Soapbox, from creating a screen to printing. Learn the ins and outs of our screen exposure system and get a feel for the printing process. Discuss how to approach layering and gain the basic skills you need to work during Open Hours. With Marisha Simons. Price Non-Member Registration $35.00 USDMember Registration $30.00 USD

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