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“We Remember” Beaded Poppy Workshop with Naomi Smith (Chippewas of Nawash)

October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - October 22, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Naomi Smith (Chippewas of Nawash) will lead “We Remember,” a two-day Beaded Poppy Workshop offering traditional teachings and an introduction to Indigenous raised beading techniques and working with deer hide. Participants will create an embossed beaded pin.

While in the museum, workshop participants will experience the exhibition No Word for Art: Exploring the Indigenous Roots of Creativity, curated by Naomi Smith. In the afternoon on day one (Saturday), they will visit McCrae House to centre the practice of beading and remembrance in the story of Lt. Col. John McCrae and the First World War.

All are welcome. Comfort with hand sewing is an asset. Participants should bring a basic sewing kit including small flat nose pliers, small scissors, thimble, and magnifier, if required.

Cost: $140 + HST (includes materials)

Lunch is not included. Participants are welcomed to bring a bagged lunch or pick up lunch in the area.

Registration in advance is required.  Limited spaces. No refunds. Get your tickets on Eventbrite now.


October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am
October 22, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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Guelph Museums