Virtual Workshop: Nature Never Wastes With Calder Kamin

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 at 4:00pm

San Antonio, TX 78201

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Happy Earth Day! This virtual art workshop creates a fun new use for those plastic grocery bags. Join guest artist Calder Kamin as she teaches us how to crochet plastic grocery bags into fun art objects for an engaging Earth Day celebration. Registration required; limited space available. Free to register and participate. Will need a set of crochet needles, see details below. Free needles available courtesy of Austin Creative Reuse Center and Spare Parts Center for Creative Reuse.

Supplies needed:

  • Set of crochet needles, one medium (size 4.25-4.5 or G or similar) and one large (6-6.25 or J or similar). *If you would like to request a free set of needles, the McNay has a limited supply. Please email to learn more.
  • Plastic grocery bags, any color or size.
  • Scissors

*If you requested a free set of needles, the pickup location is at the McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, SATX, 78209 during regular business hours. Show your confirmation email at the front desk to receive your free set of crochet needles.

*Shipment of crochet needles available upon request only.


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