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Fri, Sept 11, 2020
Homeschool Fridays—Cochineal Natural Dye Workshop

Location: Historic St. Mary’s City, Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation, 47621 Old Cove Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686    View Map
Date: 9/11/2020
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12 Noon (01:30 Duration)
Posted By: Laurel Potyen

This workshop takes place at the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation

Coloring with natural materials is an ancient art that is filled with surprises. Join us for an informative and fun hands-on workshop to learn about the history and traditions of the sacred red dye made from the Cochineal insect. Participants gain an understanding of the biology and chemistry of using natural materials to achieve color, and learn about traditional dyeing methods.

Designed for children ages 6 and older

$10.00 per child ($8 for Friends members)

If signing up for multiple workshops, each additional workshop is $7 per child ($5 for Friends members)

The workshop fee covers admission to the rest of the museum for the day.

Payment in full is due at time of registration. Contact the Public Programs office at (240) 895-4979, or Groups@DigsHistory.org. Space is limited.

Registration fees are non-refundable, unless the program is canceled by Historic St. Mary’s City. Workshops may be rescheduled, depending upon program availability.

Participants are expected to practice appropriate social distancing, including wearing a face covering, and following any posted instructions. All CDC guidelines and safety protocols will be in place.

hsmcdigshistory.org/event/homeschool-fridays-cochineal-natural-dye-workshop-2/
2020-09-11T10:30 2020-09-11T12:00 America/New_York Homeschool Fridays—Cochineal Natural Dye Workshop This workshop takes place at the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation Coloring with natural materials is an ancient art that is filled with surprises. Join us for an informative and fun hands-on workshop to learn about the history and traditions of the sacred red dye made from the Cochineal insect. Participants gain an understanding of the biology and chemistry of using natural materials to achieve color, and learn about traditional dyeing methods. Designed for children ages 6 and older $10.00 per child ($8 for Friends members) If signing up for multiple workshops, each additional workshop is $7 per child ($5 for Friends members) The workshop fee covers admission to the rest of the museum for the day. Payment in full is due at time of registration. Contact the Public Programs office at (240) 895-4979, or Groups@DigsHistory.org. Space is limited. Registration fees are non-refundable, unless the program is canceled by Historic St. Mary’s City. Workshops may be rescheduled, depending upon program availability. Participants are expected to practice appropriate social distancing, including wearing a face covering, and following any posted instructions. All CDC guidelines and safety protocols will be in place. hsmcdigshistory.org/event/homeschool-fridays-cochineal-natural-dye-workshop-2/ -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) Historic St. Mary’s City, Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation, 47621 Old Cove Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686



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