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September 2017

Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations By A Textile Innovator

September 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Goldstein Museum of Design-McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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(St. Paul, MN) -- Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations By A Textile Innovator Reception | Friday, September 22, 2017, 6-8 PM Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus Exhibition Dates | September 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018 Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus Curated by Stephanie Zollinger, Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations by a Textile Innovator begins with a 90th birthday party for and attended by Mr. Larsen himself on September 22, 2017. This…

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Renewing What They Gave Us: Native American Artists in Residence Exhibit

September 23, 2017 - April 22, 2018
Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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View original beadwork, birch bark, and textile artworks by five contemporary American Indian artists selected for our Native American Artists-in-Residence program. Works from Jessica Gokey, Pat Kruse, Denise Lajimodiere, Gwen Westerman, and Holly Young will be exhibited alongside the MNHS collections objects that the artists studied during their residencies.

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October 2017

Elegant Geometry: British and American Mosaic Patchwork Quilts

October 21, 2017 - January 21, 2018
Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
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(Cincinnati, OH) -- Elegant Geometry: British and American Mosaic Patchwork Quilts For nearly 300 years, quilt makers have created a dazzling range of designs using the versatile mosaic patchwork technique. The 19 quilts in Elegant Geometry highlight the skill, intelligence, and artistry of the women who practiced mosaic patchwork quilting during its early years. Mosaic quilters wrapped and sewed cloth around identically sized, geometrically shaped paper pieces. They then stitched the tiny units together into intricate patterns. The earliest quilt in the exhibition originated…

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Peggy Wright’s Solo Show

October 29 - December 29
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 2136 Carter Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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(St. Paul, MN) -- Peggy Wright's Solo Show About Peggy and her art: Exploring Color and Texture Playing with color and texture is my passion. I love to get lost in the surface of fabric, using hue, texture, and form to explore the world.  I think the sense of touch is a lost sense in western society, and through dyes, paints, fabric, and thread, I work to create a tactile surface that invites the viewer to look more closely. Over the…

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November 2017

Holiday Gallery Shop at Textile Center

November 1 - December 24
Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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(Minneapolis, MN) -- HOLIDAY GALLERY SHOP November 1 – December 24 For the Holiday Gallery Shop our store triples in size, expanding into the Joan Mondale Gallery. Buy exquisite fiber art gifts from 100+ artists, most locally based. Gifts are available in almost every fiber art technique with choices including scarves, winter wear, jewelry, apparel, neckties, towels, blankets, vessels, wall art, and much more. Our featured artist this year is Penny Norman of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, featuring her spectacular…

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Fringe Elements

November 1, 2017 - July 1, 2018
Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive
Kent, OH 44242 United States
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(Kent, OH) -- Fringe Elements From leather strips to silken tassels, fringe takes an array of different forms. Fringe is one of the most basic forms of ornamentation on textiles since it is a natural finish for weaving. When threads of the warp extend beyond the last weft threads they create a fringe. While originally an integral part of the textile, most fringe is now applied separately to the garment. The beauty of fringe often derives from its motion. The…

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Fashions of the Forties: From World War II to the New Look

November 1, 2017 - March 4, 2018
Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive
Kent, OH 44242 United States
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(Kent, OH) -- Fashions of the Forties: From World War II to the New Look The 1940s was a tumultuous period in history and the fashions of the time reflected the upheaval. World War II led to restrictions on what Americans and Europeans could wear because of rationing for civilian populations and uniforms for those who enlisted. The end of the war brought new freedoms. Christian Dior’s groundbreaking 1947 collection was known as the ‘New Look’ which came to refer more…

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The 1980s: An Age of Excess

November 1, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive
Kent, OH 44242 United States
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(Kent, OH) -- The 1980s: An Age of Excess Broadbent Gallery | Jean Druesedow, Director "The 1980s: an Age of Excess" will highlight the sparkle and glamour of the 20th century's ninth decade. Designer gowns and elegant street wear from Europe and America — including among others Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Ungaro, Chanel and Christian LaCroix, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Patrick Kelly, Donna Karan, and Pauline Trigere — will be featured. Co-curated by Museum Director Jean Druesedow and Victoria Haworth,…

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NCSML: The Art of Accessories

November 4, 2017 - February 11, 2018
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Point SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- NCSML: The Art of Accessories An original exhibition featuring beaded bags, decorated shoes, fanciful hats and gorgeous jewelry from the NCSML collection will dazzle visitors this fall. Accessories are often highly personal items that can be an expression of a personality or a belief system. Sometimes accessories are overshadowed by the complete ensemble. The exhibit will showcase beautiful and often quirky items that will shine as they take center stage. Visit NCSML  

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In the Gallery: Anishinaabeg Izhitwaawin

November 8 - December 29
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 24 N Main Avenue
New York Mills, MN 56567 United States
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(New York Mills, MN) -- Anishinaabeg Izhitwaawin Exhibit at New York Mills Regional Cultural Center Reception: Friday, November 10 5pm-7pm. Live Music by Eddie Lee Kidd, Artist Talk, Light Refreshments. As part of the celebration of Native American Heritage Month, New York Mills Cultural Center exhibit showcases traditional and contemporary Native American art. The gallery show which celebrates Native Heritage (for the month of November) and contains works from the Center’s permanent collection and the works of: Patricia Columbus-Powers Brian Dow Ann…

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Kringle Market at Crossing Arts Alliance

November 11 - December 30
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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(Brainerd, MN) -- Kringle Market at Crossing Arts Alliance Join us on November 11th from 10am to 4pm for the opening of the Kringle Market. We'll have beautiful, original art and fine craft available from over 70 member artists, just in time for gift-giving. Fancy a fine wooden bowl? We'll have that! A toasty scarf for your neck? We'll have that too! And fine art, glasswork, ornaments, books, and more, all LOCALLY made. You'll find gifts that will make you feel…

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A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones

November 17, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
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(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones Self-taught quilt artist and designer Heather Jones channels the world around her into minimalist quilts that conjure modern painting. Informed by her knowledge of quilting traditions and art history, she creates both unique designs and twists on traditional patterns. A Sense of Home will feature full-size quilts, smaller fabric works, and pages from Jones’s design sketchbooks, all inspired by the Taft Museum of Art. From the local newspaper: http://www.citybeat.com/arts-culture/visual-arts/article/20984784/two-taft-quilt-shows-contrast-the-traditional-with-the-modern

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Jean Leeson: Art Quilt Exhibit

November 20 - December 31
Blue Bar Quilts, 6333 University Ave
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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(Middleton, WI) -- Jean Leeson Art Quilt Exhibit “Everyone has something to say. We choose our voice, sometimes subconsciously, directed by talent, mood, message, … time of life. Quilting has become my voice – but more than that, it has infiltrated all my senses, transforming not only my expression, but my perception – affecting both input and output. The development of my voice has led to an obsessive exploration of styles and techniques, the pursuit of which reflects not only…

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December 2017

WMQFA Third Biennale: Keeping Warm

December 7, 2017 - April 8, 2018
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts Third Fiber Arts Biennale: Keeping Warm (Cedarburg, WI) -- A special tradition and juried exhibition limited to Wisconsin fiber artists displays the common threads of our shared winter experience. The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA) is proud to present a new exhibition exclusively showcasing Wisconsin artists. On view from December 7, 2017 to March 11, 2018, WMQFA is proud to continue its tradition of hosting a biennale for the sixth year…

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‘Étude’ Exhibit by Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists

December 12, 2017 - March 4, 2018
Madison Overture Center, 201 State Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
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(Madison, WI) -- 'Étude'  at the Madison Overture Center Étude is French for a study. In music, an étude is a composition that emphasizes a certain technique. It compels a musician to focus on and become skilled in this technique. Over time, étude work provides the musician with intense technical practice—and in time, mastery—in selected areas, opening themselves up to the possibilities of full creativity with their chosen instrument. Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists (MCFA) members created fiber art that visually expresses their use…

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Journey Fiber Arts Studio: Holiday Boutique

December 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2017

Journey Fiber Arts Studio, 125 S. Main Street
West Bend, WI 53095 United States
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(West Bend, WI) -- Holiday Boutique Journey Fiber Arts Studio Eight Fine Craft Artists  will have their work for sale at my studio in Downtown West Bend, WI. ​You'll find artist designed and hand crafted apparel, accessories, jewelry and custom woodwork, perfect gifts for the most special people on your holiday list. Participating Artists: Joan Kennedy  JoanKennedyArt.com - felted wool wearable art Barb Chappell Fiberwoodstudio.com - handwoven wearables and accessories Bob Dickey  woodnonline.com - wooden keepsake and jewelry boxes Sarah Mann  mannstudio.com - bold, minimalist sterling silver jewelry Mary…

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January 2018

2018 Midwest Fiber Festivals

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

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 contact me.  Email: jennifer@fiberartalmanac.com For the full list, click here: 2018 Midwest Fiber Festivals and Farm Tours Cover yarn hand dyed by Alainn Yarn, St.…

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Paper is a part of the picture: contemporary paper and book arts

January 19, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Anderson Gallery at Drake University, 2505 Carpenter Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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(Des Moines, IA) -- The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts Presented by the Anderson Gallery @ Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa In this day and age of digital immediacy, the allure of handmade and tactile qualities of paper continue to draw interest. This exhibition seeks to bring the use of paper to the front and center of the artwork created. Seeking works on (or of) paper that celebrate the medium of paper. Accepting paper art, artists’ books,…

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50th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal Wood

January 26, 2018 - April 7, 2018

(Ames, IA) -- 50th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal Wood 2018 marks the 50th annual All-Media juried exhibit at the Octagon Center for the Arts. The first Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Woodopened in 1968, two years after the organization's founding in 1966. The Octagon was founded out of the community's desire to provide exciting art experiences for the public and professional opportunities for artists. This show the organization's attempt to fully embody the founding vision. As a result, it has a reputation for being one of the…

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February 2018

Michigan League of Handweavers Biennial Show

February 6, 2018 - March 11, 2018
Shiawasse Art Center, 206 Curwood Castle Drive
Owosso, MI 48867 United States
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(Owosso, MI) -- 20th Biennial Fiber Show The Michigan League of Handweavers 2018 Biennial Fiber Show will be held at the Shiawasse Art Center, Owosso, MI February 6 - March 11, 2018.  An artists' reception will be held Sunday, February 11, 2018 and hosted by the Eastside Handweavers Guild.  Awards will be presented and the show's juror will give a talk. ENTRY FORMS AND PIECES MUST ARRIVE BY JANUARY. 29, 2018 to CINDY GREENFELDER, 2182 VAN ANTWERP, GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI 48236 Eligiblity: Each…

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Northern Fibers Retreat 2018

February 14, 2018 - February 18, 2018
North House Folk School, 500 Highway 61 West
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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(Grand Marais, MN) Northern Fibers Retreat 2018 Wool and wood stoves, friends and fibers: it all weaves into a cozy tapestry during the Northern Fiber Retreat. This five-day event celebrates all manner of fiber arts, featuring seminars, community gatherings and  coursework from long-time North House instructors as well as new guests artisans. North House is happy to collaborate with the Grand Marais Art Colony to bring you more than two dozen course options: build your own wooly adventure spinning, knitting, felting, sewing,…

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March 2018

Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince

March 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textile Tribute to Prince This special exhibition celebrates the life and art of Prince through vibrant and exciting fiber art.  "These quilts are pulsating, vibrating, and alive with Prince's music," says Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, one of the nation's experts in African American quilting and juror for this exhibit. Quilt: In Honor of Prince by Betsy Shannon

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Mother Goose Punch Needle Demo at Cooperage Design Studio

March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Cooperage Punch Needle Design Studio, W50 N5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Mother Goose Punch Needle Demo at Cooperage Design Studio Nancee Ariagano describes her punch needle design studio as ‘Primsical’. It’s both primitive and whimsical! Nancee designs all her own punch needle patterns and for this weekend, she’s made a series of new patterns based on Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Full of charm and fun to work! Nancee’s studio will be open to give punch needle a try, so stop in for a bite to eat and enjoy meeting…

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4th Annual Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend!

March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- 4th Annual Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail Weekend! Workshops, pop-up maker spaces, demonstrations and more! https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/mother-goose-punch-needle-demo-cooperage-design-studio/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/stick-class/all/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/peaceful-art-embroidery/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/improv-wholecloth-hand-quilting/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/pat-bishop-workshop-abstraction-distraction-2/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/im-little-rusty-rust-dyeing-class-gina-studelska/ https://midwestfiberartstrails.org/event/sheryl-thies-crochet-class/ Visit Cedarburg! Whether you are from the area, a first time visitor or a regular patron of the fiber arts, the Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail offers inspirational exhibits, fun events, learning opportunities and a place that feels like home. North of Milwaukee about twenty miles, Cedarburg, Grafton and Thiensville boomed during the late 1800’s when flour and woolen mills…

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“I’m A Little Rusty” Rust Dyeing Class with Gina Studelska

March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Grafton Arts Mill, 1301 14th Ave
Grafton, WI
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Take a rust dyeing class with Gina Studelska. Rust dyeing is a great entry to natural dyeing with little or no equipment to get you started! Hands on rust dyeing one silk chiffon scarf!

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