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Dreamcatcher Workshop with Bougie Birch

Offsite Partner Events

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the NAC’s Atelier Shenkman Smith for Bougie Birch‘s Dreamcatcher Workshop. Under the guidance of Indigenous artist and educator, Ashley Clark, craft your own dreamcatcher in a 2-3 hour session. We supply the materials; you bring the inspiration.

Dive into Indigenous artistry, learn about the resilience of Indigenous communities throughout history, and be part of a hands-on experience that bridges cultures. With Bougie Birch, it’s more than a craft – it’s a journey into heritage. Come, connect, and create.

This workshop takes place at 1 Elgin St, in the National Arts Centre’s Atelier Shenkman Smith which is located across from the Box Office.

About the Facilitator: Ashley Clark

Ashley Katonhetsheri:io Clark, a proud member of the Wahta Mohawk’s Bear Clan, seamlessly melds her Kingston roots with the academic prowess she honed at Carleton University, where she specialized in International Business and Indigenous Studies. Drawing inspiration from Muskoka’s natural wonders and backed by her rich educational background, Ashley birthed Bougie Birch amidst personal and global challenges. As you join her Dreamcatcher Workshop at the National Arts Centre, expect a harmonious blend of tradition, artistry, and scholarly insight, all curated to offer a deeply enriching experience.


June 18
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


National Arts Centre
1 Elgin St
Ottawa, Ontario