Miniature Making with Rachel Grobstein

Museum of Arts & Design



$10 general; Free for members and students

Event Dates

Sep 16, 2021


6:00pm - 7:00pm

Museum of Arts & Design

Join MAD’s newly reopened classroom for an in-person or online art-making experience inspired by The Fisher Dollhouse: A Venetian Palazzo in Miniature2019 MAD artist-in-residence Rachel Grobstein will facilitate a one-hour workshop where participants will learn techniques for transforming clay and paint into miniature food, creating small-scale still lifes, and acquire the skills to continue making their own tiny projects at home. We invite you to arrive early and enjoy free admission to the museum before the event.

The in-person aspect of this workshop is sold out. However, the event will also be livestreamed and participants can still join remotely!

MAD will provide all the necessary materials for the in-person workshop; online participants will need the following materials:


Rachel Grobstein is a Brooklyn-based painter and sculptor. She is the recipient of awards and residencies, including a Roswell Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, a Museum of Arts and Design Artist Studios residency, a Jentel Foundation fellowship, a Guttenberg Arts Time and Space Residency, a Hammersley Foundation Grant, a Studios of Key West residency, and a Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship and Residency supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Solo exhibitions include Galleri Urbane (Dallas, TX 2020), Andrew Rafacz Gallery (Chicago, IL 2018), Next to Nothing Gallery (New York, NY, 2018), and the Roswell Museum and Art Center (Roswell, NM, 2017). Grobstein received her MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA in Philosophy and Visual Arts from Bowdoin College.