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EVENT: Magical Indigo: An indigo-dyeing workshop

Join us for a talk with Hawaiian textile artist Darius Homayounpour, followed by a hands-on indigo-dyeing workshop.

Free and open to the public, Magical Indigo is our kickoff event to mark Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month starting May 1.

We will supply the materials and you’ll go home with a handcrafted piece of indigo art.


1 p.m. Sunday, May 1

Multipurpose Room Campus Center West

University at Albany 1400 Washington Avenue Albany NY 12222

Free and open to the public.

Free parking in the Dutch Quad faculty/student parking lot.

Born and raised in Hawaii, Darius Homayounpour is a textile artist based in Cooperstown. He earned his MFA in textiles at the University of Hawaii in 2000. He is trained in textile conservation, and worked as collection manager in the Textile Department of the Honolulu Museum of Art. He taught courses in Asian Costume History and Industrial Textile Production at the University of Hawaii, and has exhibited and taught art classes for more than 25 years.


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