Batik Workshop: Introductory
Join us for a meditative, hands-on session to learn about the art of batik. This introductory level workshop will walk you through the basics of how to use a canting, a traditional pen-like tool used to designing batik tulis or "handwritten" batik. You'll also learn about specific batik patterns and the history of how fabric can be used as a form of storytelling.
- 90 minutes class
- 1 snack break to process and connect
We're having a special workshop to celebrate the Batik Day!
*This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.
Batik Day (Hari Batik Nasional) is an Indonesian cultural day for celebrating batik – the traditional cloth of Indonesia. It is celebrated on October 2 and marks the anniversary of when UNESCO recognized batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2009.
Consulate General of The Republic of Indonesia
1630 Alberni Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1A6