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PrimitiveSkillsWorkshops

Join The Schiele Museum & discover the history of our human ancestors! Learn some of the skills that have helped them survive and grow culturally.

 

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

 

BlowgunDart PrimitiveSkills

Blowguns & Darts 

Cordage PrimitiveSkillsWorkshop

Cordage College 

     

GameCalls PrimitiveSkillsWorkshopGame Calls

Saturday, June 11

9 AM - 5 PM

Registration Fees

$75 per Museum Member

$85 per Non-Museum Member

  

Explore the history of primitive blowguns as you learn how to make one of the oldest and most simply effective small-game hunting tools. Learn the art of blowgun and dart making from primitive skills expert, Doug Meyer, who quite literally wrote the book on Native American Blowguns. Although blowguns have likely been made and adapted by many societies globally, this workshop will focus on Native American-style blowguns that were widespread in the Southeastern United States.

Saturday, August 20

9 AM - 5 PM

Registration Fees

$75 per Museum Member

$85 per Non-Museum Member 

 

From animal hides and sinew to plant fibers, natural cordage can be made from a number of readily found materials. Check out artifacts and learn about the different natural materials that have been used to make cord for thousands of years and practice your cordage and braiding skills to create your own usable cord to take home.

     

Saturday, October 15

9 AM - 5 PM

Registration Fees

$75 per Museum Member

$85 per Non-Museum Member

 

Ever wondered how our ancestors hunted for wild game? How can a turtle shell create a turkey call? Learn from a primitive skills expert as you explore the different types of game calls that indigenous cultures from around the world have used for thousands of years and create your own usable game call.

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Please note masks covering the nose and mouth are strongly recommended when indoors and encouraged outdoors when social distancing is not possible.

The workshop will be held outdoors—please dress appropriately for the weather and your comfort. 

 
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