What You'll Do
Professional henna artist Lisa Butterworth demonstrates the techniques of this ancient form of body art in her Brooklyn home, which evokes the atmosphere of a Moroccan tea salon with incense and music permeating throughout. As you enjoy light snacks, she teaches you the history and meaning of henna in Moroccan culture, shares firsthand stories of her experiences in Morocco, and decorates your hands with dark paste made from a henna plant.
Moroccan Henna Education
Learn about the patterns, placement, symbolism, and cultural heritage of Moroccan henna body art
Become a Work of Art
After discussing the ancient custom's background, professional henna artist Lisa Butterworth decorates your hands with traditional henna designs
Each event is capped at 10 participants; each event requires a minimum of 3 participants in order to take place.
Professional Henna Artist
You may not have realized it, but there's a good chance you've already seen Lisa Butterworth's work. The professional henna artist and co-author of the first ever book on Moroccan henna, Moor: A Henna Atlas of Morocco, has produced henna art that has appeared in films including Spike Lee's The 25th Hour and Jonathan Demme's The Manchurian Candidate. Lisa gained her deep appreciation and respect for the ancient art form by living and working in Morocco.
Sunday (3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.)
November 10 |
December 1 | December 8 | December 22
Wednesday (7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
January 8 | January 15
Where You'll Meet
The event will be held at a Brooklyn residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.