Join Us in Celebration of
The International Year of Batik.


Join Us in Celebration of
The International Year of Batik.

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World of Batik

A global community dedicated to publicizing and legitimizing the ancient art of Batik, where artists and enthusiasts share information to educate future generations.

Discover Batik's beauty at exhibitions and workshops worldwide! See vibrant colours and patterns in hand-dyed fabrics. Learn from artisans and experience this ancient craft. Collectors and textile lovers welcome! Plan your adventure today.

‘Patterns of Change’ Naples Botanical Garden Batik Guild Exhibition 

MAY 4 – June 30, 2024 @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Naples Botanical Garden in Kapnick Hall

Our planet is experiencing a rapid and intense change in climate which impacts all life on Earth. This juried exhibition features artworks created by members of The Batik Guild. The group of international artists created work that visualizes environmental changes experienced or observed in their personal lives; inspiring change and rousing hope in our communities.

Meet the Artist & Live Demonstrations:
Join one of the 25 exhibiting artists inside Kapnick Hall to ask questions and engage in conversation while they demonstrate the centuries-old wax-resist dyeing technique known as batik.This relaxed drop-in opportunity is included with Garden admission; no registration is required.

Select Saturdays from 10am – 12pm:
May 4 – Catalina Espina
June 1 – Muffy Clark Gill
June 22 – Leigh Herndon

Batik Guild Calendar 2024 for sale!

Are you looking for a gift for yourself or for a friend for Christmas, then why not buy a Batik Guild 2024 calendar? The calendar is full of stunning batik paintings from batik artists from around the world representing each month of the year. In addition, there are smaller images of the batiks by 49 Batik Guild artists who submitted work to be juried for the calendar.

There are pages describing the History of Traditional and Contemporary batik, and the History of the Batik Guild. Finally you can read all about the International Year of Batik 2024-5; learn about four batik galleries in Canada, Hungary, Germany and the USA and hear about the Batik Guild exhibition to be held at Naples Botanical Garden, in Florida USA. May 4th - June 30th 2024.

Please contact Jenn Adamson on adamson36a@yahoo.co.uk to order a calendar or call her on +44 1273 418042. The cost of a calendar is £8 plus postage. Within the UK, postage is £2.70. Jenn can let you know the postage from the UK, if you live in Europe, North and South America. and the rest of the World. You can pay via PayPal.

The Batik Guild 2024 calendar is full of colour and stunning batik images for each month of the year. The calendars make a very festive gift so please order one for a friend or relations too. It's an offer not to be missed! Have a look at a few images on the Shop page to tempt you...

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Uncover the beauty of Batik in person by attending our global events. Witness the vivid colours and intricate designs of this ancient Indonesian art form, now beloved worldwide. Our events showcase Batik artists from all over the world, representing diverse cultures and styles. Come and learn about the history and techniques behind this timeless craft, and meet fellow Batik enthusiasts. Whether you’re an avid collector or simply curious about this fascinating tradition, our events offer something for everyone. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of Batik and be enchanted by its wonders. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable experience!