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Magical Indigo Day

1 p.m. Sunday, April 30 

(Rain Date: 1 p.m.  Monday, May 1)

Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center West Addition

A free cotton fabric will be provided to all workshop participants.

University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12222

 See map.

Join us for our second Indigo Dye Day program to mark the start of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The event will again be hosted by former Writers Institute Graduate Assistant Kaori Otera Chen of the UAlbany Anthropology Department, and noted textile artist, Darius Homayounpour.


Last year’s gathering drew more than 100 people— including preschoolers, young families, UAlbany students and senior citizens— to learn about the cultural history of indigo dyeing, create an indigo textile artwork to bring home, and celebrate AAPI heritage.

Writers Institute Director Paul Grondahl and textile artist Darius Homayounpour at the 2022 Indigo Day at UAlbany.

Photo credit: Michael Huber

Paul Grondahl and Darius Homayounpour. Credit: Michael Huber
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