Textiles + Fiber

Summer 2019 Registration opens April 9 at 10am

  • The Art of Hawaiian Kapa Making • Mon 6–9pm • Apr 22 • TXDT191L06

    Making kapa, the fiber/paper/cloth used by Polynesians, Asians, South Americans and Africans, is a time- and resource-heavy art. Learn about the arts and skills necessary to create fine Hawaiian kapa. Using traditional tools, you will strip and pound your own piece of wauke bark and col...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Apr. 22-Apr. 22
    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Art of Kapa: Workshop Series • June 3 & 17, July 8 & 22, August 5 • Mon 6-9pm • TXDT192L01

    Students will learn and practice Hawaiian kapa or bark cloth making as they go through the steps to create a finished kapa, including stripping the bark, 2 stages of beating and extra practice in the 2nd stage, Hawaiian design, bamboo stamp or `ohe kapala carving, and dye making and application. ...

    Dalani Tanahy  
    Jun. 3-Aug. 5
    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_misc__0011_vector_smart_object
  • Independent Weaving Studio • May 21–Aug 6 • Tue 6–9pm • TXMM192L02

    Floor looms are available for weavers. There is no formal instruction but beginners can expect help from volunteers. Participants must provide their own materials. LAST DAY TO REGISTER: Two (2) weeks before the first day of class.

    No Formal Instruction  
    May. 21-Aug. 6
    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_192_misc__0010_vector_smart_object