Make-n-Take Children’s Craft Series: Gyotaku


Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home!

Gyotaku is the traditional Japanese method of printing fish. Learn about the ancient practice and create your own prints to display at home. Instructor: Debbie Hoven

Class fee: $5.00

Register online with Alexandria Community Education at or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4272.

Limited spots, so register today!

Nature’s Sketchbook

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Explore the fun and challenge of drawing from observation. This class explores the tradition of nature journaling. If you want to develop skills to draw what you see, using pencil, watercolor, ink, we will learn about line, form, space, value, composition, perspective and proportion. Classes will be held at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum and possible other excursions in and around the museum. The class is supportive and interactive and each student’s individual style and contribution is valued! All drawing skills are welcome. Instructor: Kathy Grundei

Kathy Grundei is a part-time resident of the Alexandria area. She travels between her home in Medina, Minnesota and her home on Lake Carlos. This has been the routine for the past 45 years after marrying her spouse, Alan. Now retired from teaching art (K-12) and working at the Perprich Center for Arts Education doing professional development in the arts for classroom teachers throughout Minnesota there is a lot more time for personal artwork and extended time in the area. In 2015 Kathy opened Artscape Studio for working and selling her art work right here in Alexandria. There also is a website for the studio, www. Kathy has exhibited in a number of places in Twin Cities, participates in art crawls and studio openings in the Alexandria area. She has an art degree from St. Cloud State University, MEd from Hamline Univeristy and has continued art studies through Twin City arts centers, artist-teachers, and mentors. Her areas of interest are watercolor, book arts, collage, and mixed media.

Class fee: $48.00 (Includes 4 sessions – JUNE 10, 17, 24, JULY 1)

Register with Alexandria Community Education at or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4272.

Limited spots, so register today!