Chicago Makerie | February 10 & 11, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago Makerie | February 10 & 11, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

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How exciting to announce our first-ever Chicago Makerie, to be held at The Geraghty, a venue of possibilities. This weekend retreat {our 25th!} will provide the wonderful opportunity to be immersed in modern creative workshops led by outstanding teachers and artists, a beautiful community of inspiring people, and the art of play and self-care. It’s a chance to slow down and connect with others who care deeply about creative living and share a love for handmade. This year’s Makerie will be centered around the home and the thoughtful, intentional spaces and art we create inside of it, featuring workshops in wallpaper design, table styling, abstract painting, carving your own functional spatula, improv hand quilting and hand sewing, painting with wool, and the timeless hand-written craft of calligraphy. We'd love for you to join us for our one and only big retreat of the year!

 
 

WORKSHOPS

 
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SPECIAL INSPIRATIONAL & SELF-CARE SESSIONS

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Inspiration and self-care are essential elements within the Chicago Makerie retreat. Meet the very special people below who will be adding these beautiful components to this experience. They have pulled on our heartstrings in a unique way and we can't wait for them to share their wonderful stories and gifts with you too.

 
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VENUE : THE GERAGHTY

Acclaimed designer and tastemaker, Tom Kehoe, welcomes you to The Geraghty, a sophisticated, diverse space intent on redefining the standard in contemporary venues. Devised by industry visionaries with the ultimate mastery of their craft, The Geraghty was built to be completely customizable to inspire innovation and to allow event designers to create captivating experiences with flawless execution. The final result is a thoughtful, expansive venue equipped with state-of-the-art technology to realize any creative vision. We invite you to discover how we can help curate your next experience of a lifetime.

 
 
 
 

EATS

Our delicious meals will be shared in community.
We make a conscious effort to use fresh, local ingredients to provide a wide variety of healthy, thoughtful choices. We can accommodate special dietary needs so just let us know! 

 

ACCOMMODATION

We recommend The Gray: a Kimpton Hotel located downtown in the Chicago Loop, 5 miles from The Geraghty. Use this special link for a great discount on your room for the weekend! You can also go directly to their site and use the code: D22 for the same great rate. This special pricing will be good until January 10, 2018.

 

 

email play@themakerie.com for registration information! 

 
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