Crumplestiltskin Hats! A Hat Making Workshop with Salem’s Grace & Diggs Instructor: Linda Mullen, owner, Grace & Diggs Saturday, May 18, 10am – 12pm Adult level Fee: $50 Its time to make some fun and fabulous hats! Join Linda Mullens – owner of Salem’s own Grace & Diggs studio – as she guides participants through the super imaginative process of making hats, fit for the queen, diva, and mad hatter within! All supplies will be provided, including pre-painted paper bag hats, glue, and tons of interesting craft applique to adorn your hat. Come have fun, get creative, pose for a photo shoot, and then parade out of Creative Spirit wearing your masterpiece atop your head! Linda Mullen’s favourite art activity as a kid was concocting sculpture and imaginary worlds out of discarded items. Pursuit of this joy in grown-up form is what has driven her career and what led to the establishment of her shop, Grace & Diggs. Currently located on Artists’ Row in Salem, MA, Grace & Diggs is part retail, gallery, and community art space. Here, Linda makes wearable art, showcases the work of other artists, and provides opportunities for public art-making. Linda’s past work includes designing & rendering for urban planners and architects as well as teaching. She holds a BA in English Literature from Houghton College, NY, a MA in Special Education from Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, CA, and a MA in Architecture from Newschool of Architecture & Design in San Diego, CA. Originally from Canada, Linda currently lives in Salem with her husband, Rod.