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Affirming Wall Hangings Workshop

with artist Aliana Grace Bailey

2023-11-27 18:00:00 2023-11-27 19:30:00 America/New_York Affirming Wall Hangings Workshop This workshop will center Black healing and care through the creation of affirming wall hangings using textile collaging techniques. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Monday, November 27
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-11-27 18:00:00 2023-11-27 19:30:00 America/New_York Affirming Wall Hangings Workshop This workshop will center Black healing and care through the creation of affirming wall hangings using textile collaging techniques. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

This workshop will center Black healing and care through the creation of affirming wall hangings using textile collaging techniques.

Join artist Aliana Grace Bailey in a workshop on Monday, November 27th at 6 pm, centering Black healing and care. Community members will explore affirmations, basic textile collaging techniques, and create an affirming wall mobile focused on a theme of their choosing. Throughout the workshop, participants will be invited to reflect communally as they meditate on their experiences and feelings.

Aliana Grace Bailey is a fiber artist, socially-engaged teaching artist, and passionate advocate for radical self-love, wellness, healing, and grief support.

This event is offerred in partnership with the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts

Contact mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information. 

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Canceled
Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 13-18.

Mon, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Celebrate your favorite June holiday with this simple paper folding craft. Ages 6+

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Second Floor
Teens, ages 12-18, will try to uncover what caused a zombie outbreak in the DMV.

Thu, Jun 20, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Join our friends Willie Bob and Boogie Bennie, also known as Rocknoceros! Favorite classic kids songs and Rocknoceros's own catchy tunes. Ages 2+.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group making items to donate.

Fri, Jun 21, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Sat, Jun 22, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8