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About WGM

Since its founding in 1940, the Weavers Guild of Minnesota (WGM) has established itself as a nationally-recognized resource for the arts of weaving, spinning, and dyeing. Membership has grown from the original twenty-six members, including famed weaver Hilma Berglund, to more than 600 members in 2019.

The Guild serves nearly 700 new and experienced fiber artists each year through classes and events. WGM offers beginning classes in weaving (floor loom, rigid heddle, and off-loom techniques), and in spinning (wheel, drop spindle, e-spinner) along with a variety of intermediate and advanced classes and workshops with nationally-recognized instructors. Member events include meetings and lectures, self-study interest groups, exhibition opportunities and more.

WGM maintains classroom, retail, and library space in the current location within the Textile Center. WGM’s on-site shop, Fiber Source, sells new and donated yarn, books, and equipment and is a dealer for Schacht Spindle.

Our Mission

Preserving and advancing the arts of weaving, spinning, and dyeing.

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Hours: Monday-Saturday • 10am-5pm

Located inside the Textile Center building

3000 University Ave SE

Minneapolis MN 55414

ADA Accessible, Reserved Parking

Closed: Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, December 25 through January 1.

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