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The Ancient Art of Henna Tattoos - In Person

Weekend Studio Arts Workshop

Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00CX
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
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NOTE: Registration will close for this program at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, May 6, 2022.

Henna tattoos reflect an ancient and beautiful practice of body art. Explore the form’s history as you learn to apply simple traditional Indian henna designs. Participants also receive instruction in making henna paste from scratch, rolling a cone applicator, the science behind getting a perfect stain, and how to create their own stunning designs from traditional motifs. All levels welcome. 

Note: In-person programs are not recorded.

Other Information

  • The instructor is Sharmila Karamchandani.
  • One 3.5-hour session
  • This studio arts program is in-person. CDC and Smithsonian COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of the program will be followed.