Dye Day with the Aurora Colony Handspinners’ Guild

Saturday, July 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Museum Courtyard

This is a free event with Museum Admission

The Aurora Colony Handspinners’ Guild will fill the museum courtyard with tables, stoves, pots and dyes as they add colors to a variety of fibers and explore dying techniques that have evolved over thousands of years. Museum visitors can observe the techniques, ask questions and visit with guild members. They are a friendly group and love to share their expertise with any who want to learn! The whole family will enjoy this creative and educational event filled with little-known facts about making dyes from bugs, vegetables, trees as well as modern chemical dyes.