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NOW FULL: Bronze casting workshop March 15-17 in St. Michaels

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CBMM_BronzeCasting12/14/18 Update: This workshop is now full.

(ST MICHAELS, MD – Thursday, February 1, 2018) From Thursday, March 15, through Saturday, March 17, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a three-day bronze casting workshop in its working shipyard. Held from 9am-4pm 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 and aluminum, including creating molds, working the sand and furnace, and pouring molten metal. Participants will take home a working knowledge of casting metal along with their own creation.

The workshop is $425 for CBMM members, and $475 for non-members, with materials included in the registration fee. To sign up, visit cbmm.org/bronzecasting.

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a three-day bronze casting workshop March 15-17 at its waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. The program takes place from 9am-4pm daily, with participants learning the intricacies of casting bronze and aluminum under the direction of renowned sculpture artist and Shepherd University professor Christian Benefiel. Registration is required to cbmm.org/bronzecasting.