Plant-dyed textile and a plant sprig with red berries
Photo: Tomoe Mineta
Free, Offsite, Workshop, Families

Socrates x Noguchi Field Guide:
Plant Dyeing

Saturday, August 19, 2023
11 am–1 pm
At Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd)
Free with advance registration

Connect with nature through art making in a series of hands-on workshops led by Noguchi Educators at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park. These workshops are open to all ages and any skill level. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will be given a free pass to visit The Noguchi Museum after the program. 

On Saturday, August 19, join Noguchi Educator Harumi Ori and Japanese artist Tomoe Mineta at Socrates Sculpture Park for a workshop experimenting with natural dyes created with plants. Participants will explore plant dyeing on silk fabric.

Harumi Ori (she/her) was born in Kyoto, Japan and raised in Tokyo. She moved to New York in 1999 to study fine arts. Harumi received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts. She has been working at The Noguchi Museum as an educator since 2006; she is also a freelance illustrator, art handler, and sculptor.