NYC Artist Corps: Introduction to Eco-Printing

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NYC Artist Corps: Introduction to Eco-Printing

Sunday, October 24, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Included in Garden admission

During this eco-printing workshop, each participant will create their own eco-print on silk fabric. Supplies for the workshop will be provided. If you are allergic to latex, please bring your own non-latex gloves.

Please note, this workshop is open to all ages, but participants under 12 can participate only with guardian supervision.

Included in Garden Admission. Note: Garden Admission is free on Sundays, 9-11am.
Registration required. 
Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace

CLICK HERE to register. 

About Eco-Printing
How did people color their clothes before the invention of chemical dyes? Organic matter such as plants and insects were used to dye fabrics. Natural minerals were also used to create beautiful colors.

“Eco-printing” is a form of natural dying technique, where plants are used in order to “print” on fabric. When the botanical materials, such as leaves and flowers, are laid out on fabric, bundled together and then steamed, they transfer their colors onto the fabric. Results are the watercolor-like images of leaves and flowers on the fabric.

Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace

This program is made possible by the New York City Artist Corps.

Details

Date:
Sunday, October 24
Time:
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Cost:
Included in Garden admission
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Organizer

Queens Botanical Garden
Phone:
718.886.3800
Email:
info@queensbotanical.org
Website:
www.queensbotanical.org

Other

Registration Required
https://qbgecoprinting.eventbrite.com

Venue

Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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