Family Workshop: Melt and Pour

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 hands-on making workshop, participants learn to repurpose leftovers, herbs and spices as part of a waste-conscious soap project. 

Led by Rouba Shaath, participants make a soap specific to their tastes and needs through the melt-and-pour soap-making process. Participants reuse discarded materials from their homes, such as dried foods and readily available items, as tools and materials for their soap projects. The workshop includes a tutorial, discussion, Q&A, and individual making time. 

The workshop is open to all ages; participants below the age of 12 will require an accompanying guardian to help them.

Registration for this event is now full. Kindly RSVP to add your name to the waitlist in case of cancellations.

No prior art experience is required. All materials and equipment are provided.

Covid 19 safety regulations Jameel Arts Centre abides by all Covid-19 safety regulations as per UAE law. Masks must be worn at all times. Further information about the measures can be accessed here.

Rouba Shaath 

Rouba Shaath is a mother, fitness enthusiast and soap maker. During the past few years, Rouba has developed a soap-making practice to create simple, accessible, thoughtfully made body care products. Saboona is a social media-based soap and body care shop. Rouba practices finding thoughtful ways of routine body care through responsible and small-scale production. Her soap-making practice is a way for her to share, teach and make goods that encourage a reconsideration of ingredients, materials and how they are used, sourced and distributed. She practices from her home kitchen and soap studio in Dubai. Saboona products are available at the Art Jameel Shop.



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