Saturday, August 24
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Museum Art School (Meet at the Museum)
Back by popular demand! The Museum is offering a second Natural Textile Dyeing Workshop due to high interest in the first workshop offered on June 8.
Utilizing techniques employed during Spain’s Golden Age, this workshop invites participants to employ cochineal insects as an organic dye for natural fiber textiles. Attendees will manipulate their fabric using multiple methods—shibori clamp, tie, wrapped, and folded resist—to create a unique pattern on each piece. Open to all skill levels. Recommended for ages 16+ years. Price includes materials fee and light refreshment.
This workshop is presented in connection with Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain.
$65 members & students | $70 seniors & military | $75 nonmembers