Amalgamations... A Steampunk Collective features works by 14 artists in a variety of media. It runs from June 11 through July 9 at duCret School of Art in Plainfield, with an opening reception set for Saturday evening.
It’s another busy weekend for steampunk fans with events in Illinois, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Newark-on-Trent, and West Sussex. They include Cogs & Corsets, Cog County Faire, and Freaky Mutant Weirdo Variety Show.
May has been a busy month for steampunk fans on both sides of the Atlantic and it’s about to get busier still with multiple events this weekend, including the inaugural Time Traveler’s Convention Spring Faire in Quincy, Illinois.
Other guests include Madame Askew and The Grand Arbiter plus Montague Jacques Fromage, Eve Riot, SteamFunk Studios, Leanna Renee Hieber, and a host of steampunk makers. It takes place May 13-15 at the APA Hotel Woodbridge.
The in-person course at duCret School of The Arts will be taught by Christine Myshka, a professional artist who has been following steampunk for the past 15 years. Students will explore the steampunk aesthetic and complete a series of assignments.
The steampunk duo is slated for multiple performances Saturday and Sunday at the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, which drew 170,000 attendees in 2019. They’re also planning steampunk meetups and promenades at the festival.
The online festival will include appearances by Frenchy and the Punk, The Eternal Frontier, A Halo Called Fred, and more. It replaces an in-person festival held annually in historic Belvidere, New Jersey.
The new steampunk convention emphasizes entertainment, but also includes panels and more
Stabbing Westward, Rasputina, Victor Sierra, and a host of other musical acts will take the stage as Steampunk Con debuts June 21-23 in Piscataway, New Jersey. The convention will also feature panels, parties, vendors, and a costume contest.