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Paducah Inspiration

Paducah, Kentucky is the place that inspired our family to try to bring arts to Martins Ferry and start the MITCH Collective.  Both towns are located on the Ohio River in areas with lots of history and old buildings. There … Continue reading

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Workshop: Preparing a Butterfly Garden

With another cold front looming and last year’s vibrant butterfly garden turned brown, today’s colorful gardening workshop at the MITCH House was timely and well-recieved. Ohio County Master Gardener, MITCH volunteer and nature photographer Daniel Caron filled the Riverview Gallery this afternoon to … Continue reading

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Shred Your Threads!

If you’re interested in volunteering, there’s a brief training meeting tomorrow Wednesday 11/28 at 5 pm at the Children’s Museum. Come on over for a rootin-tootin good time!

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Reupholstered Chairs

We started with chairs from thrift stores with slashed cushions, removed the old staples, cut new foam and then pulled new fabric over the foam and plywood bottoms to give the chairs a makeover. Now they’re cute and extra comfy!

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Papermaking

We welcomed the JB Green Team to MITCH Collective this Monday night for a really great papermaking workshop. Shredded paper and hot water became pulp in a blender that we poured and scooped into different colored paper sheets and put … Continue reading

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Ohio River Border Initiative

Magazine Envelopes; Ceramics (right) Painting with Palette Knives Screen Printing; Chair Reupholstery (right) Thanks to the Ohio River Border Initiative we put on five free workshops for adults and families during the month of September. Our first artist-in-residence, Kelsi Boyd, … Continue reading

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Boyd-Crazy!

I’m happy to announce our current artist in residence, who will be working out of the MITCH Collective for the month of September, Miss Kelsi Boyd! Kelsi and I met two years ago, on road trip to Seattle, and spent … Continue reading

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