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Grab a brew and join our team of artists, engineers and apprentices while they put the finishing touches on their art car contraption.  Lend a hand, create a costume, sign up to roll with them in Houston's Art Car Parade!

1200 Farwood

713-256-5400

Event Date Tue. Apr. 04, 2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Apr. 04, 2017 9:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Learn TIG welding, the most useful welding for all types of metals.  TIG is an arc welding process that uses non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld.  You will learn metal and joint preparation, use of filler rod andTIG specific welding skills. TIG welding produces more precise, cleaner welds resulting in less cleanup of your weld, and is useful when working with panels, sheet metal and lighter materials.  You will practice your new skills under supervision to create a piece of wall or yard art from sheet and scrap metal. 

Wear long sleeve shirt, long pants and closed toe shoes.

ArtX Member receive a 20% discount with code.

Event Date Sun. Apr. 02, 2017 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sun. Apr. 02, 2017 4:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00

Join in the fun of an Art Car Build.  Use your fabrication skills or help with assembly as we put on the finishing touches!

Event Date Sat. Apr. 01, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat. Apr. 01, 2017 3:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Learn TIG welding, an arc welding process that uses non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld.  You will learn metal and joint preparation, use of filler rod andTIG specific welding skills. TIG welding produces more precise, cleaner welds resulting in less cleanup of your weld, and is useful when working with panels, sheet metal and lighter materials.  You will practice your new skills under supervision to create a piece of wall or yard art from sheet and scrap metal. 

Wear long sleeve shirt, long pants and closed toe shoes.

ArtX Member receive a 20% discount with code.

Event Date Sat. Mar. 25, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat. Mar. 25, 2017 2:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00

Learn to illuminate your clothing, art, bike or yourself!  You will learn about EL wire and LED lighting and their different uses.  You will learn where to best connect lighting to objects and closthing, how to attach the lighting, and how to reduce battery size for the object.  Bring along a costume, article of clothing or any art piece and you will leave with an illuminated piece.

Event Date Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 12:00 pm
Individual Price $30.00

Learn to cut metal using an oxy-acetylene torch and plasma cutter.  You will learn the safety practices with these tools and their gasses and then will practice with the cutters and cut a design into metal to create a piece of yard or wall art using found metal pieces. Safety gear provided.

This class is for teens 15-18.  Requires registration and waiver signed by a parent or guardian. ArtX Member families receive 20% discount. Scholarships available - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants and long sleeve shirt that are all OK to potentially damage.  A banadana or sock hat to wear under the helmet is optional. 

This project - the art vehicle build and associated workshops - has been generously funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Event Date Thu. Mar. 16, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Wed. Mar. 16, 2016 12:00 pm
Individual Price $50.00

This hands-on class for teens will expand upon everything learned in Welding I and provide the opportunity to build a small wall or yard sculpture. You will practice with the tools and MIG welder learned in Welding I and will learn basic fabrication techniques in creating your art piece or in joining our art vehicle apprentices in practicing on an art vehicle in progress. Materials will be steel and/or found metal - feel free to bring your own metal pieces if you have something specific you'd like to create.  Safety instruction and safety gear included.

This class is for teens 13-18. Pre-requisite is Welding I or equivalent experience.  Requires registration and waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Please wear solid closed-toe shoes, jeans or workpants and long sleeved shirts.  A bandana or sock hat to wear under the helmet is optional. You garments should be OK to potentially damage.  

Scholarships available-contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This project - the art vehicle build and associated workshops - has been generously funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Event Date Wed. Mar. 15, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Wed. Mar. 15, 2017 12:00 pm
Individual Price $50.00

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