There are only a few shopping days left to find that special gift for your boss, the babysitter, your best friend, and that guy or girl you’re kind of seeing but not putting labels on yet. Luckily, Q.E.D. has one-of-a-kind classes, shows, books, journals, and local artwork for every person in your life no matter the personality.
And if they’re “impossible” to buy for then a Q.E.D. Gift Certificate is a sure winner. It never expires and can be applied toward shows, classes, books, paintings, food and drinks; whatever they want!
Check out these fun gift ideas…
For the person who is always doodling:
The Q.E.D. gift shop is stocked with Moleskine sketch books, adult coloring books, workbooks to inspire the blocked artists and we have two very popular Drink n’ Draws each month.
Drink n’ Draw
Grab a pencil and drawing pad and join us for this social drawing event with focus on figure drawing from a live model. No need to be a pro, stick figures and hand-turkey’s welcome!
Fri, Jan 1 @ 9PM - $10 (First Friday of each month) and Tues, Jan 19 @ 7PM - $10 (3rd Tuesday of each month). Click here for tickets and info.
For the Martha Stewart enthusiast:
Intro to Crochet
Learn all the crochet basics! You’ll start by making a scarf which makes a great gift! You'll leave class with your own crochet hook and the skein of yarn to keep the project going.
Saturdays, January 9th or 23rd @ 3:30PM - $15 (includes materials). Click here for tickets and info.
For the hipster who loves craft beer:
Beer Snobbery 101
Join beer expert and comedian Mike Pomranz to take a humorous and educational look at fitting into America’s growing clique of beer snobs.
Sat, 1/23 @ 5pm - $35 (includes beer) Click here for tickets and info.
For the freelancer:
PR & Marketing 101
The perfect gift for performers, writers, artists, business owners, musicians, and athletes; this class will give your awesome pal all the skills and resources necessary to best demonstrate said awesomeness to the masses. Taught by publicist & producer, Kambri Crews.
Sat, 1/30 @ 12PM - $30 ($10 for returning students). Click here for tickets and info
For your Netflix and Chill Buddy:
Realistic Wine Pairings
Ever wonder what wine pairs perfectly with oreos or chinese takeout? Wonder no more! Learn tips and skills for becoming a realistic wine connoisseur. A great class for couples!
Sat, 2/13 @5PM - $40 (includes nosh and wine). Click here for tickets and info
For the “class clown”:
Stand Up Comedy for Beginners
Do you know someone who is always told they should be a comedian? Help them take to the stage after learning from professional touring comic Carole Montgomery.
Mon, 2/15 @ 6:30PM - $200 (4 week course). Click here for tickets and info
For the person who always has their nose in a book:
The Q.E.D Pop-Up Bookstore
Q.E.D. partnered with The Astoria Bookshop to curate a selection of books by and for creative folks of all types. The store also features adult coloring books, journals, Moleskines and books & CDs by Q.E.D. teachers and comics such as Mike Sacks (Vanity Fair editor), Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s “Ask Me Another”), and Baratunde Thurston (HOW TO BE BLACK).