Recycling Rhythm: A DIY Instrument Making Workshop

diyinstrumentsCreate your own musical instruments made from recycled materials with community artist Michelle Nugent from Providence CityArts for Youth. Give new life to discarded objects and discover a new world of sound. Make some music and be a part of the PCFF orchestra! Then bring your creation to the 4:15pm screening of Landfill Harmonic and help us introduce the film!

Do you recycle? Help support the workshop and bring in plastic bottles, metal bottle caps, cardboard (including paper towel rolls, tissue boxes, cereal boxes) and coffee cans.


Monday, February 15 from 2 – 4pm (Drop in in any time!)
Location: Maker Room @ Gilder Center for the Arts / Wheeler School – 216 Hope St. Providence, RI 02906
Ages 6+.
Cost: $5 per child. Adults are welcome.
Drop-in workshop. Pre-registration recommended. Click here to reserve a spot.

CityArts hi-res logoARTIST BIO: Michelle Nugent is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and community arts facilitator based in Providence, RI. She received her BFA in Fine Arts from The College of New Jersey in 2009 and her MFA in Community Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2013. Since then Michelle has been a community arts facilitator and art instructor in Philadelphia, PA (Asian Arts Initiative; Philadelphia Mural Arts) Baltimore, MD (AmeriCorps), and Trenton, NJ (The College of New Jersey). She is currently a teaching artist at Providence ¡CityArts! and enjoys learning and collaborating with her students through socially and environmentally conscious art projects.