Workshop: Ikat Binding and Dyeing

Christina P. Day, professor of fiber and sculptural studies, Maryland Institute College of Art

Try your hand at the involved dye-layering process of ikat in a step-by-step, hands-on binding and dyeing workshop. No experience necessary. All materials will be provided. Please wear clothes appropriate for working with dyes. Attendees will leave with a sample of the process. 

This program relates to the exhibition Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat and is part of the museum's weekly Textiles at Twelve series, which explores textile arts and global cultures through films, lectures, gallery talks, and more. Free, but registration is required. Register online or call 202-994-7394.