Artist Linda Rael presents a demonstration workshop using leaves from various plants and trees to dye and print their images onto fabric. Linda will demonstrate the processes of fabric preparation, binding and how the finished prints work after the dyeing process is complete. Handouts will be given with information and additional sources.
Free. Limit 15 students. Please call 897-8831 to register.
8:30am – 2:00pm
Kick off National Pollinator Week (June 18th-24th) with this event for all ages. Join the Open Space Visitor Center, the Open Space Alliance, and Bee City USA for an event featuring live music with Last Call and Seth Hoffman, workshops, art exhibits, pollinator-themed arts and craft activities and more!
2:00pm – 3:15pm
Marriage of Heaven and Earth Qigong is used in China to help heal neck, back, spine and joint problems. It is especially effective for helping to mitigate repetitive stress injury.
Led by Marcy Pincus, Energy Arts Certified Instructor. Class fee is a suggested $5.00 donation.
Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.
10:00am – 4:00pm
A day of art, music, and poetry on the lovely grounds of the Open Space Visitor Center.
Albuquerque’s calligraphy society Escribiente, the New Mexico Book Arts Guild Libros, the New Mexico State Poetry Society (NMSPS), the Open Space Alliance, and dozens of local poets have come together for this unique art exhibit and day of spoken word poetry.
The event features a special musical performance by Albuquerque’s own Bébé La La, a calligraphy art exhibit, demonstrations and workshops, and book sales by local presses including Village Books Press, Beatlick Press, and Dos Gatos Press.
Bring a picnic lunch and spends a day with some of New Mexico’s most talented poets and calligraphers in a stunning outdoor setting!
FREE. Please call 897-8831 for more information.
9:00am – 5:00pm
The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) in Albuquerque, and the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center host “Water,” a juried exhibit representing the vast array of fiber arts found throughout the state of New Mexico. Learn about different fiber art techniques and materials as you explore a world of wonders.
The gallery exhibit runs through June 3rd, 2018.
FREE. More information Fiber Crawl website.