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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bronze Casting Workshop March 17-19 in St. Michaels

On Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, March 19, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is offering a three-day bronze casting workshop in its boatyard.

Bronze castingHeld from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on all three days, the workshop is for participants ages 16 and older, with class-size limited and advanced registration needed.

Participants will join nationally renowned sculpture artist and Shepherd University professor Christian Benefiel as he teaches the intricacies of casting bronze, including creating molds, working the sand and furnace, and pouring the molten metal. Participants will take home a working knowledge of casting metal along with their own creation.

The workshop is $225 for CBMM members, and $275 for non-members, plus a $100 materials fee. To register, contact Allison Speight at [email protected] or 410-745-4941.