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Join the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) for a vibrant and colorful evening at the Science History Institute. Immerse yourself in a world of hues and shades while celebrating the Institute’s BOLD exhibition. Hear some behind-the-scenes stories from PANTONE’s own Tannese Williams on the creation of the color of the year, and learn more about natural dyes from AATCC’s panel of industry experts. Janet Brady, textile professor at Jefferson University, will be recognized for her 40 years of service to the textile industry. We’ll also see a demonstration of indigo screen-printing with Kavya Swamy.


  • 5pm­–6pm 
    Self-guided tour of BOLD: Color from Test Tube to Textile exhibition
  • 6pm–6:45pm
    PANTONE: Creating the Color of the Year with Tannese Williams
  • 6:45pm–7:15pm
    Natural Dyes: Expert discussion with Becky Flax, Jefferson University; Winona Quigley, Green Matters Dye; and Kim Livingston, Caledonian Dye works
  • 7:15pm–8pm
    Color Cake and Gore-Tex Raffles


  • $40 General Admission
  • $20 Student

AATCC has generously offered a 15% discount to the Science History Institute. Promo code SCIHIST will be automatically applied when you click Purchase Tickets.

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