Family Workshop: Layered Textural Landscapes

Jameel Arts Centre offers diverse workshops to foster and encourage sustainable art practices. In this series of sustainably focussed workshops, families collaborate and learn to recycle everyday materials into tangible and symbolic artworks. 

In this family workshop, textile artist Hanneke Reinalda examines the materiality of fabrics and textiles and introduces techniques to mimic these textural qualities. Parents and children explore everyday materials such as paper napkins and white cotton fabrics and learn to transfer them into layered landscape collages. This workshop invites families to engage in the process and value of reusing, reducing and recycling.

The workshop held by Hanneke Reinalda is free-to-attend. Registrations for this workshop are now full. Kindly RSVP if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

This workshop is suitable for families of all ages. No prior art experience is required. All materials and equipment are provided.

Hanneke Reinalda

Hanneke Reinalda, born in Haarlem, Netherlands, President of the Capital City Quilters of Abu Dhabi (2017-2020), is the current artist-in-resident at Art Studio, Manarat Saadiyat. Hanneke holds a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Chemistry/Biochemistry and has worked for 17 years in biochemical research at the University Hospital of Leiden. Hanneke went on to study textiles and quilting in the Netherlands and has taught arts and crafts workshops worldwide. More recently, Hanneke designed products for the Al Ghadeer Craft Organisation while preserving the traditional handicrafts of the UAE. She has won international and regional awards for her quilting, textiles and embroidered works.



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