Make a Medal (13+)

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program and Design by Night Accessories invites you create a steampunk badge using vintage finds, charms and more. Presented by Kolleen Kilduff from Design by Night Accessories. $10 session fee for materials (paid upon arrival at the workshop). Create a steampunk badge with help from craft expert Kolleen from Design by Night […]

Art of the West: Cowboys, Indians, and the Great Outdoors in American Art

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program reflects upon how the Wild West has long been a subject of fascination for American artists. Presented by Fiona Finnigan. The Wild West has long been a subject of fascination for Americans and American artist. The rugged beauty if its landscapes and rough freedom of its inhabitants fascinated people living […]

Square Dances of our Pioneers

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program invites you to come dance like a pioneer: Big Circle Dances, Square Dances & Contra Dances. Presented by Marianne C. Jackson. The Dances of our Pioneers is a workshop that teaches the following dances: Big Circle Dances Square Dances Contra Dances Marianne C. Jackson (aka The Snow Queen) born and […]

Basic Sewing for the Steampunk

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program invites to become a noob sewist in under an hour. Presented by Martha Stephenson. Learn the essentials of basic hand stitching, such as knotting your thread, threading your needle, doing running stitch and back stitch, and sewing a gear on it to call it steampunk! Skills learned will allow for basic […]

Canadian Rules Nerf Dueling

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program challenges you to some Nerf dueling, but with a Canadian twist — like you’ve never seen before! Presented by Paladin West. In Canadian Rules Nerf dueling, the combatants start *unarmed!* The weapons are in the middle of the field, the ammunition’s in the corners. It’s a hockey-style race as duelists […]

Cockades are Cool (18+)

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program invites you to spiff up your ensemble with a cute cockade. Presented by Martha Stephenson. $5 session fee for materials (paid upon arrival at the workshop). Ribbon cockades have been around since the 15th century. Over time they have been used both decoratively and to indicate military rank or affiliation with […]

Costuming on a Budget

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The Steampunk Symposium 2022 Program invites you to learn more about creating economical outfits with local resources and creativity. Presented by Marianne C. Jackson. This presentations will cover: Creating economical outfits. Planning, local resources and creativity. Using Con themes to come up with costume choices. Determining a reasonable budget. Networking with others. Marianne C. Jackson (aka […]