Bayou Bend Art Workshop: Art Workshop: Dyeing in America

Art Workshop: Dyeing in America
Attributed to a member of the Davis Family, Memorial Embroidered Picture, dated 1807, worked 1820–25, silk, ink, paper, and watercolor, the MFAH, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Miss Ima Hogg. Courtesy of MFAH

Create your own design on an 8mm silk scarf using natural materials from the gardens at Bayou Bend. The hands-on component of the workshop is accompanied by a talk about the textile history of the United States, with an emphasis on growing and using natural dyes. Leading the workshop is textiles expert Katie Knowles, former Rice University Jameson Fellow and a panelist for Bayou Bend's 2011 David B. Warren Symposium.

Advance registration required.

Event Details


11.3.12 | 1:00 pm


6003 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77007


Ticket Info

$75 for non-members; $70 for MFAH members.