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Local Color: Foraging for Natural Dyestuff

Weekend Studio Arts Workshop

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00TM
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
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by An-Phuong Ly

NOTE: Registration will close for this program at 3 p.m. ET on Friday,September 10, 2021.

Natural dyes are all around us: fields of wildflowers, tree- and flower-lined city streets; our own kitchen composts. Discover sources of natural in-season dyestuff in the Mid-Atlantic area, and how to extract dye from them. Students also learn how to effectively prepare fabric and dye samples with their foraged materials. 

Note: This streamed program will not be recorded.

Other Information

  • The instructor is An-Phuong Ly.
  • 1 session, 2 hours
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.

Patron Information

  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.
  • Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program.
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  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
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