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Colors of the Rainbow: Mushroom and Lichen Dyeing Workshop with Rachel Abramson

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$30

Did you know that you could use Mushrooms and Lichen to make natural dyes the colors of the rainbow?

Participants of this workshop will learn mushroom and lichen identification basics, how to ethically harvest and what species may be local to you.  Basic information on the dyeing process will be covered and demonstrated.  Participants will even have the chance to dye their own unique silk scarf to bring home (provided by workshop).

Come experience the amazing intersection between Mycology, Chemistry, Visual Arts and some Magic!

About Rachel: 

Rachel Abramson is a Middle School science teacher in Marin with a side passion for arts and mushrooms. She began learning about mushrooms and how to find them growing up in Santa Cruz County and has dived into the art of dyeing fiber with them.  She learned from the expert Alissa Allen and her company Mycopigments.  Alissa teaches comprehensive workshops all around the US.

Register by May 31stto save your seat – workshop is limited to 15 participants – cost is $30 and includes all materials for the workshop!

Registration through Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/colors-of-the-rainbow-mushroom-and-lichen-dying-workshop-tickets-61975943716

Date / Time:

Sunday, June 9, 2019 / 12:00-4:00pm

Location:

Green Jeans Garden Supply

690 Redwood Highway, Mill Valley, CA

Questions:

MycoMarin/Dinna Davis at 415-860-0427

or

myco@mycomarin.org

 

Organizer

Mycological Society of Marin County
Website:
mycomarin.org

Venue

Green Jean’s Garden Supply
690 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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