Welcome to our July classes and workshop Makery schedule!! It’s a great time for gathering, and sharing creative time.

If you’re interested in booking a private group outing, or team building experience, please visit our Group Workshop Page.

You can also find our June 2019 Workshops here.

We are excited to be offering workshops for summer creativity!!! Treat yourself to some inspiration, or grab a friend!

Each class is designed as full workshop/experience with class time, and social time.The classes have the time and dates listed below. Please review our refund and cancellation policy before registering. All supplies are provided unless otherwise noted.

Have you heard about our #CarefullyCurated boxes? We now have a box where you can get goodies hand-picked from The Collective! Featuring local makers, handmade items, and gifts for giving! You can buy it month to month, or sign up for a subscription for a deep monthly discount!

Click here to find out more about our #CarefullyCurated box!

Our Makery isn't just for adults! We are going to let the kids have some fun this summer! Check out the great ways they can cool off, and create in community with their peers! Classes are age appropriate, and each participant will be given individual attention. Ages are a suggested range, but please call the shop to discuss any special requests 331-903-6158

Click here to find out about our Kids in the Makery Summer Series and to register!


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***On-line registration is closed for this event***

String Pull Painting Canvas Workshop

Thursday, July 11th

7 pm - 8 pm

Cost: $39

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

String Pull painting workshop at The Collective lhe + Makery in Lisle, IL


 Come try out one of the most fun and addictive painting techniques ever! This is a fun and relaxing art method to create beautiful abstract art on a 11 x 14 canvas panel.

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***On-line registration is closed for this event***

Paint Big and Wild Acrylic Canvas Painting

Thursday, July 13th

1 pm - 3 pm

Cost: $59

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Paint Big and Wild Acrylic Canvas Painting Workshop at The Collective lhe + Makery

Join us for Paint Big and Wild and paint your own abstract acrylic artwork on large scale, 28 x 40 canvas! Wear old clothing! We'll get comfortable, paint in a free-form, no art skills required style, and create beautiful custom art!

Shoes are optional.



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Autism Speaks Fundraiser

Wednesday, July 17th

6:00 pm-8:30 pm (for sign painting)

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Cost: $49

Autism Speaks Fundraiser at The Collective lhe +Makery


Join us in the Makery and create in community for Autism Speaks! We will painting locally hand crafted 20" puzzle pieces to use as home decor or as a door hangar to celebrate "Different Not Less". You can personalize your piece too! Please add personalization details in field below. Seats are limited and due to the hand made nature of the signs, early registration is suggested.

Not only will all proceeds from the Makery be donated to Autism speaks but, 10% of all sales during the day at The Collective lhe & Makery will be donated too.

Autism Speaks is a great cause! The organization following was founded in 2005 with the primary goals of raising awareness, understanding the spectrum of autism and advocacy for research, care and support. For more information, please visit www.autismspeaks.org

Sorry, I can't attend, but would love to support with a donation!


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***Online registration is closed, please call the store to register***

Barn Painting Workshop with Nancy

Wednesday, July 24th

7 pm -9 pm

Cost: $59

Instructor:Nancy Gelband O'Connor



Join Nancy and let her lead you with palette knives through painting a rustic barn and landscape on 16 x 20 canvas, and paint a custom piece of art!


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Meditation with Tibetan Bowls

Thursday,July 25th

 8 pm-9 pm


Instructor: Hank Hammerlund

Meditation with Tibetan Bowls at The Collecctive lhe  Makery in LIisle, IL


This meditation with Tibetan bowl experience is like a massage for the soul! This  event has a limited participation size, so register early! Blankets are provided , but some participants do prefer to bring a yoga mat for underneath, and extra blanket.

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Wood Burned Cutting Boards

Saturday, July 27th

10:30 am-12:30 pm

Cost: $39

Instructor: Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr

Wood burned cutting board with The Collective lhe + Makery in Lisle,IL

Create a beautiful hand-lettered style cutting board for yourself, or to give as a gift! Add your monogram (let us know in the box below!), or choose between a selection of available quotes and sayings.

Desired monogram

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Boho Floral Wall Hanging Workshop

Saturday, July 27th

1 pm - 3 pm

Cost: $29

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Natural boho floral wall hanging workshop at The Collective lhe + Makery

 Create a beautiful boho floral wall accent with twine, faux flowers and branches.


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