Special Topics Workshop: Introduction to Weaving

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  • $55 members, $65 nonmembers 

Learn tapestry weaving techniques such as plain weave and rya using a range of materials, and make your own works inspired by the special exhibition Weaving Beyond the Bauhaus.

This program is for people ages 16 and up. All materials will be provided. 

A work made of cotton, plain weave; wool latch-hooked pile; braided and wrapped in wool.
Rug, c. 1965
Sheila Hicks

Persons with disabilities who would like to request an accessibility accommodation for an Art Institute program are encouraged to send an email to access@artic.edu two weeks in advance of the program. 


Support for public programs is provided in part by the Woman’s Board of the Art Institute of Chicago.


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