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Indigo Dyeing Demo

Come spend an afternoon exploring indigo dyeing. Indigo is an amazing natural dye, yielding many shades of blue. We will delve into its history and uses while mixing up an indigo vat and dyeing various fibres.  Please bring your own seating.

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Cost: $3 admission

Everyone Welcome!

No pre-registration required.

Artist Bio:

Beth owns Stone Spindle Farm in Tamworth with a herd of 16 alpacas. The fleece from the herd is turned into yarns, garments, and housewares. Beth is a graduate of the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Spinning Certificate Program at Haliburton School of the Arts. She has also completed numerous fiber arts classes both in Ontario and Alberta.



Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

Archives hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm* & 1 – 4pm

*closed from 12 –  1pm 

Macpherson House & Park hours

Tuesday – Thursday, 1 – 4pm in July & August

Holiday Hours 2024

June 29 – July 1: Closed (Canada Day Weekend)
July 4: Closed (only Macpherson House open)
July 5: 10am – 12pm (staff professional development)
August 3 – 5: Closed (Civic Holiday Weekend)
August 31 – September  2: Closed (Labour Day Weekend)

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5

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Labour Day Weekend Hours

Please note that the Museum & Archives will be closed from Saturday, September 2nd - Monday, September 4th for the Labour Day long weekend.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.
Have a great long weekend!