Creativity in the Courtyard: Janyak, Armenian Art of Knots And Loops
Join us to learn about the rich history of janyak, needle lace art from Armenia, and design your own artwork. Lemonade and cookies will be served in the courtyard.
Creativity in the Courtyard is a series of art-making events inspired by our exhibitions. Recommended for ages 3+, open to all!
Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 198 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd; $3/hr or max $15/day. Rideshare drop-off at 305 Royce Dr.
Image credit: Marie Pilibossian (b. 1898 Gesaria-Kaiseri, Turkey, d. 1986 Los Angeles, CA, USA), Janyak Armenian needle lace, early to mid-20th century; thread and needle used as a knotting tool; Fowler Museum at UCLA, X80.1165; Gift of Marie Pilibossian. Image courtesy Fowler Museum at UCLA. Photograph by Don Cole, 2022