Friendship artist Patience Sampson will offer a floor cloth art workshop Friday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodlawn Museum, 172 Surry Road/Route 172.

Sampson will teach the technique for this wonderful decorative art popular in the 18th century. Participants will create their own 2-by-3-feet floor cloth made of durable canvas. Cost is $70, $60 for museum members, and includes all materials. Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch. As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671.

Woodlawn Museum is an educational, cultural and recreational treasure for the people of Downeast Maine. The public park is open year round, sunrise to sunset. For more information, visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to