Islamic Patterns on Glass, Ramadan Nights. The Flying Saucer, 2022. Photo: Sharjah Art Foundation

Session Description

Patterns on Textile
Workshop for Children and Families

Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Timings: 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Collections Building, Arts Square
Ages: 6–10
Languages: English and Arabic

Inspired by the textiles and patterns seen in the photographs of artist Gerald Annan-Forson, participants will discover the dominant trends in #SAFneighbourhood’s vibrant textile market. They will visit the nearby tailoring shops to collect fabric scraps, and then discuss their findings. Working in groups, participants will come up with new patterns, which will be printed on plain textiles.


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Sharjah Art Foundation is committed to making its programmes as inclusive and accessible as possible. Kindly contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in advance to arrange any support needed during this session. Support could include ramps for wheelchairs, reserved seats for those with hearing impairments to read lips, and sign language interpreters for talks and symposia.

This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.