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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.

Art Workshop: Dyeing in America

Saturday, Nov 03, 2012
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

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.

$70 for MFAH Members, $75 for nonmembers
Advance purchase required: register online or call 713.639.7750. 
*Admission covers the cost for one person and includes all materials. Purchase of workshop admission also includes a complimentary self-guided tour of Bayou Bend's house and gardens, valid from time of purchase through November 11, 2012 (during self-guided tour hours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday–Sunday). No reservations required for self-guided tours.