South Pomfret, Vermont
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Woodland Fairy Homes Family Workshop

Bring your imagination and venture into the woods and fields with your family to create an enchanting miniature village of fairy houses.

Join ArtisTree and the National Park Service under the big tent to construct fantastical fairy houses with items from nature. Construct unique and charming little homes using a vast array of pre-gathered materials, tools, and any natural treasures you may choose to bring with you! Choose a site along the ArtisTree hiking trails to place your teensy abode and further enhance it with moss, stones, leaves, acorns, sticks, and any other items you find. Give your fairy house its own magical name and plot it on the Fairy House Trail Map we’ll share with visitors all summer long so they can investigate the tiny wonders tucked away in our woodlands. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

This class is held at ArtisTree Community Arts Center.

Margaret Dwyer is the 2019 Artist in Residence at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT. This residency is made possible by a partnership between ArtisTree and the Park that promotes arts and nature programming throughout the summer and into the fall. Margaret will engage with the public at the Park’s Artist in Residence studio and she will offer free workshops and demonstrations in painting and mixed media during her tenure. For more information about the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Artist in Residence Program, please visit their website

Margaret earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Siena Heights University and her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Margaret works in several 2D and 3D mediums, with watercolor being her favorite. She is also a mural artist, having created dozens of murals both public and private throughout New England. Her work has been recognized in numerous juried national and international exhibitions and has been published in fine art books and magazines. She currently teaches fine art through Kimpton Brook Art Studio in Wilmot, NH and ArtisTree. For more information about Margaret, visit her website: margaretdwyerartist.com