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2019 Fiber Festivals and Farm ToursYour guide to 2019 Midwest fiber festivals!Year Around Event (2019) MIdwest Fiber Arts Trails, 229 Minnetonka Ave S

01marAll Day28julFocus: Fiber 2019 at Kent State University MuseumFocus: Fiber is a biennial national juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art.(All Day) Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive

21marAll Day20octChristien Meindertsma: Everything ConnectsWhat can you do with an entire harvest of flax or 1,000 wool sweaters?(All Day) The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60603

28aprAll Day25janFashion Redefined: Miyake, Kawakubo, YamamotoJapanese designers challenged the principles of Western fashion.(All Day) Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208-332

02mayAll Day06julThread Count: The Intersection of Mathematics and Fiber ArtsFiber arts have a deep connection to mathematics.(All Day) Riffe Gallery, 77 S. High St

02mayAll Day11augGreta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined on ExhibitDebuts Solo Exhibition of Stunning Contemporary Quilts Featuring Antique Tobacco Silks (All Day) CST Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W 5050 Portland Road

16mayAll Day04augThe Art of High Style: Minnesota Couture 1880 - 1914Explore Minnesota’s little-known historic couture fashion industry and learn about the female artisans who led it.(All Day) Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Ave S

23mayAll Day27julKatya Oicherman: Stories of the Torn Swaddling ClothIn Textile Center's Studio Gallery(All Day) Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE

23mayAll Day27julOrient, Disorient, RepeatShowcasing work by the 2018/2019 Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grantees(All Day) Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE

23mayAll Day27julKay McCarthy: For the Love of QuiltingIn Textile Center's Community Gallery(All Day) Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE

01junAll Day28julVoyages – the art of Laura Weber & Deb MortlThe Pink Llama Gallery will hold a reception on Saturday, June 1st from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. for the opening of the art exhibit(All Day) The Pink Llama Gallery, W62N580 Washington Ave.

02junAll Day18augHearts of Our People: Native Women ArtistsWomen have long been the creative force behind Native art.(All Day) Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Ave S

23junAll Day21julNancy Crow | Quilts: Color, Mark-Making and EngineeringThis solo exhibition of works by Nancy Crow includes a group of machine-pieced & engineered geometric quilts.(All Day) Mansfield Art Center, 700 Marion Avenue

30junAll Day04augMississippi Valley Quilt Guild Summer ShowMississippi Valley Quilt Guild Quilt Exhibit(All Day) Clinton Art Association, 229 5th Ave South

09jul10:00 am4:00 pmTie Dye Lab With WMQFA StaffWho doesn’t love doing tie dye?10:00 am - 4:00 pm Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W 5050 Portland Road

11julAll Day14Purely Stitching: Stitching and Dyeing Weekend 2019Make your indigo dreams come true - retreat with us!(All Day) CST Logan Mill Lodge, South Bekkedal Ave

12julAll Day08aug'Textures' Exhibit at Fine Line Creative Arts CenterPieces by twenty eight artists will be on display.(All Day) Fine Line Creative Arts Center, 37W570 Bolcum Road

13jul9:30 am12:00 pmRust Dyeing Workshop with Gina StudelskaRust dyeing is a great entry to natural dyeing with little or no equipment to get you started!9:30 am - 12:00 pm Art In the Barn, 2390 Highland Road

17jul9:00 am3:30 pmBeginning Weaving at WMQFA - JulyTaught by Master Weaver Catherine Jautz Bailey9:00 am - 3:30 pm Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W 5050 Portland Road

19julAll Day21Fine Threads - Fine WeavesIf you drool over beautiful threads and lovely intricate patterns, this workshop is for you!(All Day) Hopewell Weaving, 227 Illini Drive

19julAll Day12aprOhio Quilts at Kent State MuseumThis exhibition assembles quilts which reflect a variety of techniques including appliqué, piecework, crazy quilts, whitework, and embroidery.(All Day) Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive

19jul7:00 pm8:30 pm"Felt... An Ancient Material For Modern Creations" With Dawn EdwardsJoin fiber artist Dawn Edwards in this exciting lecture on the history of felt, her travels and artistic inspirations.7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W 5050 Portland Road

20jul8:00 am3:00 pmNuno Felt Wave Scarf Workshop With Dawn EdwardsCome explore the ancient art of felt-making with a modern twist.8:00 am - 3:00 pm Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W 5050 Portland Road

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