Workshops and Classes

The Backyard Stone Carvers of Blacksburg are offering a 4 day workshop with internationally recognized sculptor, Bob Lockhart, who, for many years, taught at Bellermine University in Lexington Kentucky. This year's workshop is scheduled for September 20 - 23, 2013 in nearby Newport VA. Cost is $375. All levels of experience welcome. There are tools to borrow. Lunch and dinner are included. For more information contact Estill Putney at or call 540-951-2398

Myles Schacter offers 3 day outdoor stone carving workshops in Lawrence KS in early May and again in early October. It is very reasonably priced and includes free limestone to work and tools to borrow. There are five or more instructors, demonstrations, special classes and a tract for beginners. This is an excellent opportunity to watch all levels of skills, try new tools and experiment in a relaxed environment. Contact Myles Schacter at and click on workshops.