When:
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 11:00a -
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 6:00p

Where:
Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square W
Salem, MA 01970

Admission:
$5

Categories:
Art, Business, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Lectures & Conferences, Kid Friendly, LGBT, Party, Performing Arts, Social Good

Event website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/945991225604896/

Freaks Antiques and Uniques presents a two day Oddities/Curiosities/dark art convention at the beautiful Hawthorne Hotel
FREAKS ANTIQUES AND UNIQUES CONVENTION
Saturday August 24 11am-6pm
Sunday August 25 11am-6pm

Tickets
General admission
$5 cash at the door
Advance tickets via ticketleap link in event
$5 plus processing
$25 Early Bird early access shopping one hour prior to opening to the public on Saturday only 10am limited to 100 people
Tickets on sale now!

Come shop 60 vendors on 3 floors! There will be vendors in the ballroom, the library, and the mezzanine. A map will be provided upon entry so you can quickly find your favorite vendors and their location!

We will be holding workshops, seminars and demonstrations upstairs in the mezzanine section.... more information to be added as we secure instructors.
Ticketing for these will be separate from general admission.
Limited tickets will be available for these workshops.

Workshop/Classes:

Class Title: WItchcraft-Making Sense of the Craze lecture
Instructors Name: Thomas O'Brien Vallor
Contact Info: thomasvallor1984@gmail.com
Instructor Background/ Brief Bio:
Thomas O'Brien Vallor is a Salem witch, historian, and Interfaith Occult Minister. For the past fifteen years he has worked closely with local witches, occultists, and religious organizations in order to educate the public on misunderstood and minority religions.
Ticket Price: $20
Length of Class: 1 hour
Class Title: "Witchcraft: Making Sense of the Craze"
Class Description:
Not a witch but want to learn more? Beginning and don't know where to start? Witch-curious?
This class will help you to understand the basic concepts, terminology, and history of modern witchcraft. No strings attached. 😉
Purchase tickets here
https://salemwitchwiles.ticketleap.com/witchcraft-making-sense-of-the-craze-freaks/?fbclid=IwAR38r48QlvlzIDGXU0nd4g7eFkeesjlnX74K0EADQz_LCKLaWA1kAaRl8oE


Class Title: Skeletal Articulation
SUNDAY August 25th Essex Room
Time: 2:30pm-6:00pm (Please arrive at 2:15pm)
Instructor: Mark Klein
Contact Info: beakersandbones@gmail.com
Instructors Brief Bio/Background:
Mark Breen-Klein is a biomedical engineer and artist currently working at The Mutter Museum. His passions for science and nature have led him to work with zoos, museums, nature reserves, and research facilities. Mark creates scientific art from deceased animals so that the natural wonders he adores can live on and continue to educate even after death through the fascinating process of bone articulation.
Specialty: Skeletal Articulation
Ticket Price: $125.00
Length of Class: 3.5 Hours
Class Description:
Our artistic articulation class is a introductory class to artistic bone articulation. Each student will be provided with a variety of reptile, bird, and small mammal bones in a shadow box or on a wooden base. They will be shown how to glue and wire everything together and can make their own unique hybrid creations or create something more natural.
Goal of Class:
Teach students the basics of skeletal articulation.
What materials will be supplied by Instructor:
We will provide all specimens, materials, and tools for the class. Each student will leave with his or her own finished mount. All specimen deaths are not related to the artwork. Everything is long deceased beforehand. Animals are sourced from roadkill when legal, abatement and nuisance removal, donations, pet store and breeder casualties, and scraps from other taxidermists which would often be thrown away
Will the “students” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what?
No.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed?
Yes.
Ticket Link:
http://www.afterlifeanatomy.com/buy/august-25th-skeletal-articulation-class-salem-ma?fbclid=IwAR0vPzEpTCvzB2wI4eDJRwRP6LK6kbzF3Ajt87eCaT28936nE5Lf3_2ZKvc


Class Title: Hamster Taxidermy
SATURDAY August 24th Essex Room
Time: 2:30pm-6:00pm (Please arrive at 2:15pm)
Instructor: Katie Innamorato
Contact Info: afterlifeanatomy@gmail.com
Instructors Brief Bio/Background:
Katie Innamorato is a modern-day Anubis, aiming to preserve and honor the deceased in their afterlife. She has been professionally trained and competes at state and world level championships. She has teamed up with The Field Museum for an educational video, taught classes for the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation, and worked with the SVA in NYC for some classes as well. She has been featured on the TV show "Oddities," displayed pieces at Bergdorf Goodman, profiled in the book Taxidermy Art, along with coauthoring her own book, "STUFFED ANIMALS."
Specialty: Taxidermy
Ticket Price: $125.00
Length of Class: 3.5 Hours
Class Description: This class will introduce students to the process and techniques behind basic small mammal taxidermy. Students will be shown a quick skinning demonstration and given pre-tanned skins to work with. Bodies will be pre-made and students will be able to position, sew, and pin their creations. Students are encouraged to bring in any props they may want to dress the animal up in.
Goal of Class: Teach students the basics of taxidermy
What materials will be supplied by Instructor: We will provide all specimens, materials, and tools for the class. Each student will leave with his or her own finished mount. All specimen deaths are not related to the artwork. Everything is long deceased beforehand. Animals are sourced from roadkill when legal, abatement and nuisance removal, donations, pet store and breeder casualties, and scraps from other taxidermists which would often be thrown away
Will the “students” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what?
No.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed?
Yes.
Ticket Link:
http://www.afterlifeanatomy.com/buy/august-24th-hamster-taxidermy-class-salem-ma?fbclid=IwAR0UMMbS8TmNl2R-dkWcnGYl8LGIqvfZ9giNBSUrUaIKP2YfrxSdr_Pn3tA


VICTORIAN HAIRWORK WITH COURTNEY LANE SEMINAR Saturday 8/24
VICTORIAN HAIRWORK FULL DAY WORKSHOP Sunday 8/25
•SEMINAR- Victorian Hair Art- The Magic and Sentiment
Saturday August 24 Pickman Room
Seminar time 11:30-12:30
Price: $15
About: Join Victorian Hair Artist, historian, and professional weirdo Courtney Lane in a presentation on the magic and sentiment of hair. From Victorian mourning jewelry to generational hair wreaths, let us delve into the various forms of ornamental hairwork and the power they possess. This lecture is being held as part of the Freaks Antiques and Uniques Convention and will include time for audience Q&A at the end.
Purchase tickets for seminar here
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/victorian-hair-art-the-magic-and-sentiment-tickets-64397106479?fbclid=IwAR2NoFOpR8ByO7X1v70ao7Z3EAgJdzq1tU_ibSkHliWI6YAEIcIBz81vOWA

•FULL DAY WORKSHOP
Sunday August 25 Pickman Room
Specialty: Victorian Hairwork
Ticket Price: $150
Length of Class: ‪11am-6pm‬. 5 working hours with a 1-hour break in the middle.
Class Title: Victorian Hairwork with Courtney Lane
Class Description: Learn how to work, weave, and sculpt human hair into sentimental works of art in the Victorian fashion. This course will give you a strong foundation for performing the wire work techniques used in making hair wreaths and will provide an introduction to the palette work (flat picture) techniques often seen in Victorian mourning jewelry. Students are requested to bring a picture frame of their choice to class. Human hair, horse hair, and all the necessary tools will be provided by the instructor.
Goal of Class: Develop a strong foundation for performing wire work hair flower techniques and receive an introduction to palette work (flat picture) techniques.
What materials will be supplied by INSTRUCTOR: Human hair, horse hair, and tools.
Will the “student” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what? Students are requested to bring a picture frame of their choice. They may bring their own hair to work with if they wish, but this is not required, as practice hair will be provided.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed? Yes
Purchase workshop tickets here
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/victorian-hairwork-with-courtney-lane-tickets-64385324238?fbclid=IwAR3TuN81qEfPTqAOgvagME5zhK6OP9UVCHfjsLK6smkv_h2O--uU1iZ6oyg



Class Title: The Ancient Art of Psychic Bone Reading
FIRST CLASS
SATURDAY August 24th Essex Room
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm (Please arrive at 10:45am)
SECOND CLASS
Sunday August 25th Essex Room
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm (Please arrive at 10:45am)
Instructor: Feather Syrenitee
Contact Info: FeatherSyrenitee@Gmail.com
Instructors Brief Bio/Background:
-Local to Keene, NH
-Learned the art of bone casting with guidance from my High Priestess
-Practices Wicca as a spiritual path
-Have read at many large events in the metaphysical community, including Eastern Mass Pagan Pride Day and Magical Marketplace
-Numerous years of Bone Reading experience
Specialty: Psychic Bone Reading
Ticket Price: $85.00
Length of Class: 1 Hour
Class Description: Psychic diviner Feather Syrenitee will prepare a small lecture on the history of bone casting in different ancient cultures, explain the basics of cleromancy, and discuss how bones connect us to our ancestors and spirit guides. Students will then be able to do some hands-on learning with animal bones and practice bone casting for divination purposes.
Goal of Class:
-Learning the history of bone casting in different cultures around the world
-Learning to connect to bones and the ancestors
-Exploring cleromancy
-Hands on learning - using bones for divination purposes
What materials will be supplied by Instructor:
-Handout with topics covered in class
-Animal bones
-Paper or notebooks and writing utensils
Will the “students” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what?
No need to bring anything to class – but bones can be available for purchase after class.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed?
Of course!
Ticket Link:
https://ancient-art-of-psychic-bone-reading.ticketleap.com/the-ancient-art-of-psychic-bone-reading/?fbclid=IwAR0WpLq6QSjnZlWPFbczLdgzSbiEpj43faQ7hpN08J9iqkD-ezoxs8uGorE


The Magic Parlor
Special Effects Makeup Workshops
FIRST CLASS
SATURDAY 8/24 Essex Room
Time: 12:15pm to 2:15pm please arrive 15 min before class begins.
Instructors Name: Jamie Cook
Contact Info: The Magic Parlor (978) 740-3866
Instructor Background/ Brief Bio :
10 years experience in film including features and commercials
Specialty: Makeup FX
Ticket Price: $25
Length of Class: 1hr 45min
Class Title: An Introduction to Makeup FX
Class Description: A professional introduction to basic makeup FX techniques in a hands on classroom environment focusing on safety, professionalism, and craftsmanship.
Goal of Class: Introduce beginners and hobbyists to makeup FX techniques used in film and theater including wounds and trauma as well character makeup.
What materials will be supplied by you? Makeup materials will be provided in the class but if you have a kit you are encouraged to bring it with you!
Will the “student” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what? No supplies are needed for the class but you are encouraged to bring things you like to use if you are inspired! Makeup materials are available at The Magic Parlor in Salem, MA.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed? Yes! Also encouraged!
To purchase tickets for this workshop:
https://the-magic-parlor.ticketleap.com/-an-introduction-to-makeup-fx/?fbclid=IwAR2FiKRA8yxwRjEGfL0si2cbfqkTeZJiU6fkMDVbd5ENp0MQsavTXnGG7nU

SECOND CLASS
SUNDAY 8/25 ESSEX ROOM
Time 12:15pm to 2:15pm please arrive 15 min early for workshop
Instructors Name: Jamie Cook
Contact Info: The Magic Parlor (978) 740-3866
Instructor Background/ Brief Bio:
10 years experience in film including features and commercials
Specialty: Makeup FX
Ticket Price: $25
Length of Class: 1hr 45min
Class Title: An Introduction to Makeup FX part 2
Class Description: A professional introduction to basic makeup FX techniques in a hands on classroom environment focusing on application and creation of prosthetics as well as skin care and makeup safety.
Goal of Class: Instruct beginners and hobbyists to makeup FX application used in film and theater including wounds and trauma as well character makeup.
What materials will be supplied by you? Makeup materials will be provided in the class but if you have a kit you are encouraged to bring it with you!
Will the “student” need to purchase supplies prior? IF so, what? No supplies are needed for the class but you are encouraged to bring things you like to use if you are inspired! Makeup materials are available at The Magic Parlor in Salem, MA.
Will follow up questions from “students” after the convention be allowed? Yes and encouraged!
To purchase tickets for this workshop:
https://the-magic-parlor.ticketleap.com/an-introduction-to-makeup-fx-part-2/?fbclid=IwAR05tWotQcDcb3u4wWyjyTvQ9k9LknOLqVwm5W5h-Xo3P0XU7SxfZik3Mo0

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