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For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Linda Carlo, Community and Public Relations Coordinator
(813) 274-7723
A Clock Workshop in Collage and Sculpture - New Class at the Hyde Park Art Studio
Tampa, FL June 20, 2008 - The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new workshop: Thinking outside the Cigar Box: A Clock Workshop in Collage and Sculpture. The workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the Hyde Park Art Studio, located at 702 S. Albany Avenue.

Participants will be transforming a cigar box into a clock sculpture that tells a story by combining collage techniques and small objects into a piece of art that joins collage with sculpture. The fee is $50 and class size is limited. Pre-registration required by calling the Hyde Park Art Studio at (813) 259-1687.

Supplies needed: Bring a tin can (like you store cookies in) 8 inches or under, printed imagery/photos, unusual papers, and collected objects. To prepare, think about a theme or topic that you would like to express within your clock.

Suggested themes:
• Tampa (Small pirate toys, copy of Tampa photos)
• Family (Bring a copy of family photos)
• Kitchen (Bring old kitchen tools, recipe cards, Barbie kitchen toys)
• Favorite Movie/Book
• Vacation (Bring copy of photo’s, brochures, ticket stubs, maps, etc.) 

For more information on programs and activities available through the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department, please call (813) 274-8615 or visit us on the web at www.tampagov.net/parksandrec.

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