Zines 101 for Kids

Learn the history and culture of zines. Make a collaborative zine to bring home!

  • Cost: $5-$10 sliding fee
  • Instructor: A.M. O’Malley
  • At the IPRC

Neighborhood Memories

Try to think of your happiest memories, your saddest moments, funniest times and any other momentous occasion and have them recorded for a free walking tour podcast of the neighborhoods; Buckman, Downtown, Northwest, King/Vernon and Boise. These seemingly mindane street corners, swing sets, and benches communicate a rich, emotional history that make up our surroundings. No memory is too small, large, short or long.

  • Cost: Free
  • At the IPRC

Japanese Bookbinding

Explore the world of Japanese Accordian books. From the basic “folded scroll” to Nori-ire gajo (Japanese Album) these seemingly simple structures offer fascianting sculptural possibilities and are a great way to experiment with form, image and yexy.

  • Cost: $20/$40
  • Instructor: Jovencio de la Paz
  • At the IPRC

Starting a Creative Business

If you’re thinking about starting a creative business and want to make sure you start off on the right foot, this class is for you. If you read a business book, everything seems equally important & overwhelming. We’ll help you learn what you really need to get started in the first year — and what you can postpone

  • At the IPRC
  • Cost: $20/$35
  • Instructor: Gretchin Lair

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Come to class with small quotes or ideas for words to print. Successful completion of this class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing!

  • At the IPRC
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Philip Cheaney

Jen Angel Reading

Clamor Magazine’s Jen Angel will speak at Reading Frenzy, located below the IPRC.

  • Cost: Free
  • At the IPRC

Zine Reading & Open Mic

Local luminary; Dexter Flowers of Sister Spit fame will read from her latest collection. The mic will open up at 8pm for other vociferous zinesters.

  • Cost: Free
  • At the IPRC

Secret Belgium Binding

Learn to make a book using “secret” binding technique. In this workshop we will use inexpensive materials (e.g., recycled boxes, paper and thread) to make a deluxe journal, sketchpad, or smaple for future binding projects. This is a super fun sewing intensive workshop.

At the IPRC
Instructor:Katy Meegan
Cost: $25/45 + $5 materials fee.

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Come to class with small quotes or ideas for words to print. Successful completion of this class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing!

Instructor: Philip Cheaney
Cost: $55 members only.

Beginning Screen Printing

Create your very own screen and begin printing! First timers welcome.

Instructor: Andy Weaver
Cost: $20/$35.

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