Write Legacy Narratives: Writing Workshop

January 25, 2020 thru January 25, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Write Legacy Narratives 

Write Legacy Narratives 

JANUARY 25, 2020 


Workshop FOR all writers | CREATING Narrative CONTENT USING FREE RESOURCES and your own personal + Family stories


The Strange Weave of Legacy and Obituary: Presentation and open workshop day with Karen Williamson. This five hour writing workshop will jumpstart the imagination and offer time to systematically document those narratives you want to leave for others. Do you have an awesome Legacy to document? Don’t let someone else write it; Write it yourself! At the end of the workshop you will have a professionally edited and completed document suitable for sharing with those close to you. Lunch is included. Sign up early. Class size is limited to 10 participants.


Saturday, January 25, 2020

10:00am – 3:00 pm 


Visiting DMFAH Resident Karen Williamson will present a daylong workshop on Saturday Jan 25 (10am to 3pm with lunch included). Individuals who are interested in writing but have not found the time to write, as well as individuals who need guidance in writing is invited to join in this workshop.


For more information please contact the DMFAH at (434) 793-5644. A suggested donation to the museum of $25 will cover the workshop, as well as lunch, provided by Crema &Vine. Sign-up will be on a first-come first- served basis.



BIO | PRESENTER, Karen Williamson 


Karen Williamson, born in the mid-west, raised in the suburbs of Washington DC and currently living in Caswell County, NC, is a Board Member for the Thomas Day House/Union Tavern in Milton, NC. Williamson is the historian for the Danville, Virginia Chapter of the African American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS). Williamson is a strong advocate of programs/information that advances the study and tells the rich stories of African American genealogy and history; especially those stories that originate from the Caswell County, NC, and Danville, VA areas. Karen is a 1986 graduate of James Madison University with a major in Marketing and a minor in Dance Theater. Professionally, she has been a sales rep for Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson/McNeil, and PepsiCo. Avocationally, she is an award winning artist in photography and reed weaving.


Forms in Clay

February 3, 2020 thru March 9, 2020
Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: Swanson Studios at the Danville Museum of Fine Art & History
965 Main Street Danville, VA
Time: Mondays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $95.00 for members of the museum and $105 for non museum members. Includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes and firing.

The Forms In Clay class is designed for beginers to advance students.  The Swanson Studio is equipped for handbuilding and wheel throwing, and utilizes a electric kiln for firing.

The beginner student will learn the 3 basic handbuiding techniques and if interested an introduction to wheel throwing.  Intermediate students and advance students have the flexibility to follow there own artistic direction.  Forms created in class range from functional vases, bowls etc. to non functional sculptural art pieces.  For more information or to sign up email or call 434-792-5355 9:00am-5:30pm