Programs & Events Schedule

Programs & Events at Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473


Saturday, February 25th at 10:00 am  
The Art of Fraktur Workshop
Discover the Pennsylvania German art form of fraktur. In this hands-on class, learn how to do "frakturschriften", or the "broken" lettering, which is a form of calligraphy, as well as how to create the beautiful artwork for a house blessing, which will fit into a 5" x 7" frame.  Pre-registration by February 21st.
Ages: Adults; fee: $35 per person. Fraktur Workshop registration form 

Sunday, March 19th at 1:00 pm
Curatorial Seminar: Photograph and Paper Ephemera Preservation
Learn how to identify, handle and properly store your old photographs and paper documents. Pre-registration required.
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Saturday, March 25th at 12:00 pm
Punch Needle Craft Workshop
Punch needle embroidery is worked on weaver’s cloth with a needle-like tool. Small loops are formed on the backside of the work surface, creating miniature works of art. Finished pieces resemble miniature hooked rugs. Will fit an 8”x8” frame. All materials supplied. Pre-registration required by deadline March 3.
All ages; fee: $50 per person.