Thanks to all who have recently visited me at the HyArts Shanties and the Artist Cottages at Orleans Market Square!

My time in cottages and shanties have ended temporarily, and my class schedules are currently at a lull.  I will be spending some time taking care the our home on a number of neglected projects (Tim was working in France last summer) and pursuing some new opportunities getting my pieces into retail stores that have approached me over the last several seasons.   

Next HyArts Shanty times: August 20 - 26 at the new Overlook, September 3 - 9 and 17 - 23 at the Bismore Park. 

Please feel free to contact me for private classes, retail opportunities, or custom work!

FYI, my products need updating on this site and I will be devoting time to that between now and my fall commitments.







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t's been a while!  Summer is nearly here!

Visit me in the new Overlook Shanties, at the intersection of Ocean and South Street, above Aselton Park, at the traffic lights May 25 - 28, and June 1 - 3, from at least 11 - 6 daily.  The new shanties are really lovely! Take the walkway to the sea from Main Street and visit all 10 shanties! They end at the Hyannis Harbor.

 

You can also find me (and many other great artists) in the Art Cottages at Orleans Market Square June 8, 9 & 10, and June 27 - July 1.  

Want to take a class?

Next scheduled class is Wednesday, June 13th at the Sandwich Public Library, from 12:30 - 4:30.  Visit the Sandwich Arts Alliance to register.

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Come play with metal clay!

Winter is here. Visit these websites for class opportunities!

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Yarmouth  (www.cultural-center.org)

Make your own stamps and textures for use with metal clay and more! 1/28/17 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Silver Sweethearts 2/9/17  5:30 - 9 pm
Aussie Metal Clay Book Pendants (2 sessions starting 2/11, second session TBA)
Kids Class: Sculptural Beading with Wire MWF 2/20, 22 & 24  During February vacation

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis (www.ccmoa.org)

Adjustable Silver Ring (2 sessions) 1/30 and 2/1 5:30 - 9:30 pm

Sandwich Arts Alliance, Sandwich (www.sandwichartsalliance.org

Lunch Bunch Demo 2/2/17  noon - 3
Intro to Silver Metal Clay 3/1/17 12:30 - 4 pm
Stay Tuned for more classes!  Coming soon: Cotuit Center for the Arts!
To sign up for classes, please go directly to the websites listed above. On-line registration is available for all classes.


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Silver Clay Workshop - Open Project

Calling experienced metal clay artists: I still have openings at the Cape Cod Museum of Art tomorrow (Thursday, June 9th) from 12:30 to 4 PM for an open project workshop in silver metal clay. Come with ideas for your own project, and use my tools to make something precious for yourself or someone special. Bring any tools you already have, and anything you might like to incorporate into your design.

Click here to learn more and register for the Open Project in Silver Clay on June 9th at Cape Cod Museum of Art

Bronze is beautiful!

Working with base metals is sightly different than with precious metas, as they must be kiln fired inside a vessel, surrounded by coconut carbon. The firing time is much slower, lower, and longer than silver clay, as well. I must bring the pieces home and kiln fore them for my students, so there is a need for more than one class session.

The clay itself does not dry as out as quickly, and doesn't stick to things as much as silver clay does. It's also a LOT less expensive, so you can make much larger pieces without breaking the bank. And the results are gorgeous.

Bronze Tile Bracelet Class

Give Bronze a try at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Saturday, June 18th (1 - 4 pm) and Friday, June 24th (5:30 - 8:30 pm) and make a gorgeous bronze tile bracelet.

bronze bracelet

Private classes/parties are also available!

Let me bring my mobile studio to your home. We can make earrings or a pendant or charms, from start to finish, in one night. I provide all the tools and materials. And you can enjoy snacks and beverages with your guests while you work (if you would like to provide them).

There is a minimum 6 people per event, and the hostess does not have to pay the class fee (she only pays for materials.) The guests pay the class fee, plus the cost of whatever materials they use. You and your friends have a great evening making something awesome, and everyone leaves with beautiful, pure silver jewelry! $40 per person plus materials

All reservations and signups must be made in advance.

Click here to contact me directly about private classes/parties

Hope to see you getting your hands into some metal clay soon!

Bring friends and share the fun!



More winter and spring events to be announced soon.  Feel free to contact me directly for private classes at your home, or at a local establishment, for you and a small group of friends.  Think "Jewelry Night"! Relax, eat, drink and create!

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Winter Workshops and Classes at 2 locations!

Cape Cod Museum of Art:

PMC 4 Class Series January 23, 30, Feb 7 & 13   10:30 am - 1:30 pm  Learn basic, intermediate and advanced Precious Metal Clay techniques in this 4 part series.  Geared towards beginners who wish to become a PMC artist, but experienced artists are welcome to join in as well. You will be bringing purchasing your own tools. Some materials will be purchased from the instructor.

One Day PMC Workshops

Thursday, January 28th You will make a pair of PMC silver earrings in this workshop. All tools will be provided, but you will need to purchase your clay from the instructor.


Thursday February 11th   You will make a PMC silver pendant in this workshop. Perfect timing for Valentines Day! All tools will be provided, but you will need to purchase your clay from the instructor.

Registration must be made in advance. Contact Cape Cod Museum of Art to register. www.ccmoa.org


Hyannis Public Library

4H Art from the Heart/All That Glitters After School Program for youth ages 9 and up (4 classes) 

Tuesdays:  January 19 Open House and Workshop  Stop in and make a craft, and sign up for the Four Class Series if you find it interesting! 

Tuesdays: January 26, February 2, 9 & 23

We will be learning and making a variety of fun arts and crafts, some for ourselves, and some to be donated for community service.

Thursday, February 18th: School Vacation day arts & crafts from 1-4 pm

Register at the Hyannis Public Library website:   hyannislibrary.org


Snowflakes should be falling soon.....come make some!

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Fall PMC workshops and new "Art form the Heart" after school program for middle and High school students!

Saturday Oct. 31, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm at Cape Cod Museum of Art - PMC workshop.  Bring your tools and supplies, and I will bring mine. Work on existing projects, or give it a try for the first time.   You will purchase our clay and findings, etc. from me at the museum. 

Art from the Heart - open house and registration Tuesday, November 3rd at the Guyer Barn (North Street, Hyannis) 3-5 PM

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Visit me, and other local artists, at the HyArts District's Shanties July 6-19!

Hyannis Harbor, between the HyLine Ferries and Spanky's Clam Shack.  Shanties are open from 11 - 8 daily, and many open earlier and stay open later.

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2015  Summer "Jewelry Night" July Classes are open for registration!  

                                              http://metalandbeads.com/t/classes


Tuesdays, July 21st and 28th, at the newly opened, beautifully renovated and exciting Nor'easter Restaurant at the West End Rotary in Hyannis (formerly the Paddock).

6 Pm - about 9 PM.  

Everything you need for the project is included! You go home with lovely fine silver jewelry that you will always treasure. ($45 value)

While there, why not enjoy some delicious food and beverages!

July 21st: Fine Silver Freshwater Pearl Earrings  $50

July 28th: Fine Silver Pendant with Floating Bead $50

Bring a friend!  Space is limited, so sign up early.


                                 Click on the link below to register:

                                 http://metalandbeads.com/t/classes

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The May 30th Cape Cod Maker Faire at Cape Cod Community College yesterday (May 30th) was a huge success! It was great to meet so many very interested "makers" and share the PMC experience!

Hoping some of you are following up by reading this.

I am planning to schedule classes soon.  Please send me an e-mail so I can put together a mailing list for a newsletter.


There will be "Jewelry Night" classes...one night projects and fun, at a local restaurant, and extended courses at a couple of places (Cape Cod Museum of Art, hopefully Cotuit Center for the Arts, and maybe even Guyer Barn!)  


Today was the opening reception for the 20th Annual All Cape Cod Art Show, an open juried exhibition.  I am pleased and honored to announce that one of my jewelry pieces took first place in the 3 dimensional category!   Here are a couple of photos...stay tuned for updates soon!


                                   


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Well, Spring is finally around the corner!  Time for some fun workshop sessions at Compound Bar & Grille in Hyannis!   

This will be a non-structured session with instruction and guidance, for you, and your friends, to create something beautiful with PMC.  My entire mobile studio will be available.  Plus you can have breakfast, brunch, and beverages while you create!   I will hold several during the spring. Stay tuned for additional dates.

RSVP by Thursday, 3/22.   Minimum 5 participants for session to be held....this will be so much fun!


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Happy New Year 2015!

There are a few spaces available for Beginners and Intermediate PMC Jewelry class at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

The 6 week course starts Saturday, January 17th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. The February 14th class will be held on a different time (that is agreeable to all).

Come learn how to make fine silver jewelry and have a great time! To learn about the class and sign up, visit:

CCMOA Education Page

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

The busy season is upon us and tonight there will not be classes held at the Compound bar & Grille.  Let's try again in January of 2015 when everyone has a chance to settle in for the "winter doldrums"!

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--Sunday, December 14, 2014


I am back after traveling to Alabama for a few days to celebrate the life of my cousin who passed earlier this week.    

It's great to be back and looking forward to Arts & Crafts/painting at The Compound Bar & Grille in Hyannis next week!  

Thursday, Dec 18 - Fine Silver Earrings OR pendant necklace...your choice!  


Saturday, Dec 20, how about these fun earrings!  

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Registration must be made in advance for all classes.


For more details about Cottage Chic & painting classes: Cottage Chic Resale


Jewelry classes: All supplies and materials are included!  Just come, have a glass of wine, and have fun creating!


Metal and Beads Jewelry Class Registration Form


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It's that time of year, and we have had to move tonight's class to Thursday, December 18th, 6 - 8:30 PM.  Thanks to all who were understanding.

The next scheduled class will give you a choice to make earrings OR a pendant necklace.

Please click on the Rregistation form link, below (must be done in advance).    Maximum 20 people per class.

Class Registration Form, December 18, 2014

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December 1, 2014


Just a couple of days left before the first Precious Metal Clay "Make it in One Night" Class at Compound Bar and Grille, downtown Hyannis!

You will learn to make earrings like these, and take your own creation home!

E-mail to sign up: kimrumberger@metalandbeads.com


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November 24, 2014

December classes are announced for "make it in one night" classes in downtown Hyannis!   Make a pair of fine silver earrings with custom ear wires, in the shape of your choice at one class, and a fine silver pendant at another.  All supplies and tools are included.  You go home with your own beautiful, hand-made jewelry.

Great for a holiday gift, or for yourself to proudly show at a gathering this season!

At Compound Bar & Grille you can enjoy sipping a beverage and snacking on something delicious while there...or come in early for dinner, then take your class.   The food is great! Come with friends and make it an evening to remember!   http://www.thecompoundbarandgrille.com

Advance registration is a must.   E-mail kimrumberger@metalandbeads.com to sign up.   Space is limited.




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November 10, 2014

Kim is currently an instructor at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

Winter classes will be held on Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 12:30 PM starting Saturday, January 17th, and run for 6 weeks (ending Saturday, February 21st.) The class is open to beginners and a special group of intermediate students will also attend.

Here's the link to the museum for more information:

http://www.ccmoa.org/studio-art-classes.asp