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Explore the Smithsonian Collection: Knitting - In Person

Afternoon Studio Arts Workshop

Friday, March 10, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00RN
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
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Materials for this program

Knitted dolls (Natural History Museum)

Explore knitted objects from the collection of the National Museum of Natural History. From Greenlandic double-thumbed mittens to Bolivia's colorful stranded work, to soft-as-cloud scarves made from Alaskan musk ox wool, there are beautiful and amazing hand-knit pieces around every corner. 

Learn about the techniques, traditions, and tales that make each item an exciting masterpiece.

Special Program Information

  • The instructor is Ann Richards.
  • This program includes one 1-hour session.
  • Please Note: This class is held in the Museum Support Center in Suitland, MD. Please see Important Class Information (under Materials for this program, above) for additional details.
  • Cameras are welcome and students may bring a bag lunch to eat after class.

General Information

  • This studio arts program is in person and will not be recorded.
  • Please refer to the "Materials for this program" section for any applicable supply list information and/or special documents for this program.
  • Please note our Health and Safety guidance for this in-person program.
  • View Common FAQs about our Studio Arts programs.