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336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

September 2019

Learn how to dye with Indigo!

September 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
blue dyed fabric drying on a clothesline over grass

Join local artist and educator Iviva Olenick for a free workshop on indigo dye. Visit us on September 22 at 3 pm to learn about the processes that transform common looking plants into linen and brilliant blue dye. By focusing her work on the history of textile production, Olenick's work enhances our understanding of the impact that these plants had on the evolution of fiber arts in early America and around the world.

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October 2019

“No More Water” Closing Event

October 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Learn how to mix clay with raffia fibers to give it new and exciting properties. Build sculptures that would be impossible to make with plain clay, as the fiber allows more delicate shapes and forms to be created with ease. OSH exhibiting artist Tahir Carl Karmali will teach about the history of this practice, and lead the group in creating two small to medium sculptures. This workshop uses the offcuts of raffia fibers from Karmali's installation at OSH as part…

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