Enjoy a hands-on artmaking experience!
Looking for a special group or team building activity? Get tactile with textiles and discover Textile Center, America’s national center for fiber art. Choose from Dye Discovery or Felting Fun and take home your own fiber art creation.
Group Experiences at Textile Center in Minneapolis:
Tour Textile Center
Learn about of textile fibers and techniques, view our innovative fiber art exhibition galleries, visit one of the nation’s largest circulating textile libraries, experience a state-of-the-art Dye Lab, and peruse the distinctive artisan shop!
Create Your Own Takeaway Textile
Have a hands-on artmaking experience! Try dyeing, feltmaking, or both—and design something amazing. Each artmaking experience includes a tour.
Explore the Japanese dyeing technique of shibori–the precursor to contemporary “tie-dye”–to make a vibrant silk scarf, tea towel, or bandanna. Learn about how different tools and shaping methods create stunning patterns and designs in the fabric. Experience the reveal of everyone’s unique design.
Discover this ancient technique for crafting designs from a variety of wool textures, colors, and materials. Learn the amazing properties of wool, get your hands wet and felt a one-of-a-kind coaster or colorful geode.