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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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WMQFA Collection Highlight Hexagonal Quilts

February 2 - April 30
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 - April 26
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 - July 2
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 - July 2
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 - April 23
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 - April 22
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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Textile Center Garage Sale 2017

April 22
University of Minnesota ReUse Program Warehouse, 883 29th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

DONATIONS ON APRIL 20 – PREVIEW SALE ON APRIL 21 – THE BIG SALE APRIL 22, 2017 Your Guide to the Textile Garage Sale So much more than a garage sale … It’s a celebration of fiber & thrift! Are you an artist, student, crafter, church group, guild doing charity work, or just love a […]

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Ongoing

Black Ash Basketry Introductory Workshop with Clyde Estey

April 21 @ 9:00 am - April 22 @ 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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9:00 am

Mixed Media – Karen E. Goulet

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headwaters School of Music, 519 Minnesota Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601 United States
Free

(Bemidji, MN) - Mixed Media Open Workshop Karen E. Goulet will host an open workshop session titled, 'On the Surface' for artists and trail visitors interested in experimenting with assemblage and mixed media materials. Participants are encouraged to bring items of their own for creating a meaningful work of art. Come and go at any […]

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1:00 pm

Quill Work with Betsy May

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Headwaters School of Music, 519 Minnesota Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601 United States
$55.00

(Bemdiji, MN) -- Quill Work Class with Betsy May Students will create a pair of earrings using tradtional quilling and beading techniques in a workshop led by Betsy May. Class Fee: $30.00 Materials Fee: $25.00 Pre-register by April 20, 2017. Contact Watermark Art Center to register. For all Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail Weekend […]

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