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50 Years of Folk Art at Vesterheim

September 3, 2016 - April 23, 2017
Vesterheim, 502 W Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101

(Decorah, IA) -- Join Vesterheim as they celebrate this major milestone of the groundbreaking Vesterheim Folk Art School! Learn about the history of Norwegian folk arts, how Vesterheim has helped preserve and promote folk arts for Norwegian-Americans, and what the future holds for Norwegian-American folk arts. The exhibition will also feature the works of artists who […]

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2017 Midwest Fiber Festivals

January 1, 2017 - December 4, 2017

Do you enjoy going to a fiber festival, taking a class, or watching stock dogs herd sheep?  Midwest Fiber Arts Trails gathered a list of events including yarn crawls, conferences, sheep producers events and more. All take place throughout 2017. If you have an event and would like it to be included on this list, please […]

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WMQFA Collection Highlight Hexagonal Quilts

February 2, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Utilizing pieces from our own collection, WMQFA is going to exhibit things with a design utilizing Hexagons. In the United States hexagon quilts became very popular during The Great Depression. We will look at how this happened, where the hexagon pattern came from, and maybe even have some modern hexagon inspired artwork […]

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Gaia Series: the Earth is Alive

March 10, 2017 - April 26, 2017
River Arts Center, 105 9th St
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 United States

(Prairie du Sac, WI) -- Gaia Series: The Earth is Alive "The Gaia Series of paintings are my expression of love for our planet and grow out of a desire to learn about and portray many aspects of the Earth. In my exploration I cast a wide net and synthesize my findings visually. The paintings […]

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‘The Weather Diaries’ at American Swedish Institute

March 25, 2017 - July 2, 2017
American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, 55407

(Minneapolis, MN) -- American Swedish Institute presents 'The Weather Diaries First Look: The Weather Diaries Exhibition Preview Party Friday, March 24, 6:30 - 11 p.m. Greenland, Iceland and Faroe Islands: An Artistic Investigation Into Identity From The North With stunning photographic artworks and one-of-a-kind installations, The Weather Diaries probes the roots of fashion in Iceland, […]

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Innovation in Tradition: Exploring Swedish Folk Costumes

March 25, 2017 - July 2, 2017
American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, 55407

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Innovation In Tradition: Exploring Swedish Folk Costumes Swedish Folkdräkter, or folk costumes, traditionally worn by rural peasants, over time developed distinct regional styles. Around 1850, as city fashions came in, the folk clothing began to fade away.  Ironically, during an era of increased national romanticism, wealthy city dwellers would dress in folk costumes. […]

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Weavin’ Up North with the Headwaters Basketmakers Guild

April 21, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Concordia Language Village, 10915 Ojutkangastie NE
Bemidji, MN 56601 United States

(Bemidji, MN) -- Weavin' Up North with the Headwaters Basketmakers Guild Headwaters Basketmakers Guild is proud to announce the weaving teachers for this year’s Weavin’ Up North Workshop! We welcome back, Pam Talsky, Annetta Kraayeveld, Shirley Mount, Cathryn Peters, Eileen Spilman, Jill and Paul Scarpari.  As a special guest Tressa Sularz will be teaching on Sunday. […]

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Meet Tom Stillday at Watermark Art Center

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Watermark Art Center, 505 Bemidji Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601

(Bemidji, MN) -- Tom Stillday presents beadwork at Watermark Art Center Congratulations to Tom Stillday! He was just awarded the Anishinaabe Arts Intitiative Fellowship from Region 2 Arts Council. Tom is the first recipient to receive this new award from Region 2. As a part of the Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail weekend, Tom, […]

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Black Ash Basketry Introductory Workshop with Clyde Estey

April 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - April 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Headwaters School of Music, 519 Minnesota Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601 United States

(Bemidji, MN) Introductory Black Ash Basketry Workshop Clyde Estey will lead this one and a half day introductory workshop featuring the weaving techniques of split ash basketry. Participants must be present both days. Class Fee: $50.00 Materials Fee: $35.00 Pre-registration by April 20, 2017. Contact Watermark Art Center to register. For all Pine to Prairie Fiber […]

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