Make a Memory Jar, In-Person, February 18, 2023

Feb 18, 2023 12:00PM—3:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School, 550 Pine St. Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Cost $50.00

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Memory Jar by Judy Sell with Hand


The folk-art tradition of adhering sentimental objects to ceramic jugs. Some believe it began as a Victorian craft. Others contend that it originated with the African-American practice of creating then placing the jug on the grave to ease the passing of a loved one. In this class you will make a memory jar full of small things that remind you of a special time or a special person.

Students are asked to bring the following materials:

  • Junk drawer bits and pieces. Nothing much larger than a wooden nickel.
  • Glass or ceramic jar any shape you like
  • Bagged lunch or snacks

Skill Level
No experience needed

Age requirement
Students ages 12 and up are welcome to register.

Location Details
Marine Mills Folk School
550 Pine St., Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota 55047

Cost Details
Tuition: $30
Materials Fee: $20
Total Cost: 

NOTE: Be aware we may cancel class if a minimum number of registrations is not reached. We work to balance teachers’ need to plan for a class with students’ busy schedules — not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!