Teaching through Textiles: American Women. The Lady Bug
DATE(S): Saturday, October 14th
TIME(S): 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
COST: Free, First come, first serve.
Join Artist Rhonda M.Fazio for a “hands-on” workshop and design your own wearable art. Learn about the lore and lusciousness of the color red through the history of art and industry. Each participant will receive one silk scarf to dye pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. C’mon, you know you’re “Dyeing to Wear It” because “Pink” isn’t just for October. Space is limited to 15. Ages 16 and up.
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Teaching through Textiles: American Women. The Original Indigo Girl
DATE(S): Saturday, November 4th
TIME(S): 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Take a journey with artist Rhonda M. Fazio and learn about America’s most famous female entrepreneur Eliza Lucas. Never heard of her? Come to class and Rhonda will tell you a story about a girl and the color blue and why it is important in the understanding of America’s cultural tapestry.
A textile craft will be provided. Free. First come, first serve.
Space is limited to 15.
This event is made possible by the New Bedford Local Cultural Council in partnership with NBAM /ArtWorks! and Dyer Maker Studio.
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New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! reaches out to the following communities and beyond to engage a diverse audience, offer exemplary educational programming and provide a vibrant center for the arts: New Bedford, Marion, Mattapoisett, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester, Wareham, Acushnet, Freetown, Berkley, Swansea, Fall River, Fairhaven, Middleborough, Bristol, Newport and Providence.