R&F supports educators and students by offering affordable creative arts programming. If your school is within traveling distance to Kingston consider bringing your students or colleagues in for a tour of our facilities and workshop.
High School Groups: Tour + workshop = $85.00 (up to 12 students minimum age 14 years)
College Groups: Tour + workshop = $200 (up to 12 students)
Educator Groups: Tour + workshop = $200 (up to 12 adults)
The tour will bring students through our gallery space and production areas where they will have the opportunity to see our two paint lines. Next, we move into the workshop room where we begin the workshop with a health and safety orientation. We provide basic instruction on encaustic and Pigment Sticks and allow up to 3 hours of guided work time.
Included in the studio are the following supplies: 16” x 16” heated palettes; encaustic paint and Pigment Sticks; encaustic medium; soy wax; brushes; heat guns; R&F heated handled and tips; and a variety of studio tools including scissors, adhesives, cutting mats, and rulers. Students should bring surfaces to paint on, such as Encausticbord, wood panels, stretched canvas, or paper.
Please note we require a non-refundable 50% deposit to reserve the space for your group. At the time of scheduling, we will ask that you provide us with two make updates in the event of inclement weather or other schedule conflicts.
All arrangements for educational groups must be scheduled through our main office and will require a two week planning time. For times and availabilities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 1-800-206-8088.