Food Scrap Paints

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Food Scrap Paints

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$8 Member / $10 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Learn how to make paint from your food scraps, then compost them! Participants will extract color from food scraps, such as, avocado rinds and pits, beet peels, and onion skins, and create designs on paper and fabric.
This workshop is presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden and Dyed in Queens.

Registration required. Drop-in upon availability.
$8 Member / $10 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
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– From June 12 through September 2, take selfies throughout the Garden with “Grown Up Flowers,” larger-than-life, inflatable flowers by PLAYLAB, INC. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)
– Through August 25, go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see the “In Full Bloom” exhibit, featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. (Included with Garden admission; Drop-in.)


Thursday, August 1, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$8 Member / $10 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
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Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355


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