Natural Dye Workshop
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Instructor Ric Rao, a volunteer at the Museum, will lead a Natural Dye Workshop, featuring seven natural dyes.
Visitors to the Museum during the workshop are welcome to watch the process and ask questions. The natural dyes are:
Black Walnuts -- Juglans nigra
Cochineal -- Dactylopius coccus
Cosmos, Yellow and Orange -- Cosmos Sulphureus
Cota or Navajo Tea -- Thelesperma sp.
Hibiscus -- Hibiscus Moscheutos
Indigo -- Indigofera tinctoria
Osage Orange -- Maclura Pomifera
Many of these dyes are grown in Ric's garden or harvested locally. The cost to participate is $75.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required for this workshop at the Museum. Contact Ric at (575) 496-7678 or email@example.com to register or for more details.