October 2020 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Beaded Poppy Workshop

5:00 pm

November 2020

  1. Nov 3 2020
    Tuesday

    5:00pm

  2. Nov 4 2020
    Wednesday

    5:00pm

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In this workshop you will learn how to make a simple beaded poppy for Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, using a single needle flat beadwork technique. Suitable for beginner beaders and experienced beaders alike, ages 16 and up.
 
All the materials will be provided. The workshop will be split between two 2-hour sessions via zoom where you will bead your poppy from start to finish and have the ability to share your progress and ask questions to the instructor. 
 
Sign up before October 21 to ensure the materials will arrive in time for the workshop. 
This workshop will be presented in English.
 
Dates: 
Tuesday, November 3 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm (EDT)
Wednesday, November 4 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm (EDT)
 
 
About the instructor:
Mairi Brascoupe (Algonquin Anishinabeg) is the Indigenous Cultural Resident for Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre. Mairi is an experienced beader, with beadwork being a key part of her multidisciplinary artistic practice. 
 
 
Materials Provided:
Beading needle
Nymo beading thread
10/0 seed beads
Mother of pearl cabochon 
Beading felt
Safety pinback
Design pattern
Instructions
 
Materials you need to bring:
Scissors
Pencil
Glue (e6000, GOOP)

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  1. Nov 3 2020
    Tuesday

    5:00pm

  2. Nov 4 2020
    Wednesday

    5:00pm

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