/Exhibits

Heather MacKenzie “Encrypted Textiles”

Encrypted Textiles Minneapolis artist Heather MacKenzie practices hand weaving and experiments with encrypted woven storytelling. She regards woven textiles as sensual while simultaneously embedding them with complex mathematical information. KFAI’s Dixie Treichel produced this audio portrait. https://soundcloud.com/minneculture/encrypted-textiles Heather's work can be [...]

2019-06-03T13:42:48+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Exhibits, Member News, News|

“Every Kind of Maker’s Tool” at Owatonna Arts Center April 7-28

Ever wonder how cloth is made? Curious about the different types of tools and looms used to weave? This exhibit showcases the creations of members of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota with a specific focus on the equipment used to create [...]

2019-04-05T14:54:43+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Exhibits, Member News, News|

Call for Art: The Baldishol Exhibit at Norway House

Call for Art: The Baldishol Exhibit The famous Baldishol Tapestry was discovered in Norway in 1879. It's widely recognized as one of the earliest European tapestries and has inspired many a copy. Contemporary artists: It's your turn to be inspired by the [...]

2019-03-28T12:34:28+00:00 March 28th, 2019|Exhibits, Opportunities|

Exhibition Opportunity! Work due April 1

Exhibition Opportunity: “Every Kind of Maker’s Tool” at the Owatonna Arts Center The Weavers Guild of Minnesota seeks participants for an upcoming group exhibition celebrating the work of WGM members and the variety of equipment used to create it. Each [...]

2019-03-13T10:09:36+00:00 February 21st, 2019|equipment, Events, Exhibits, News, Opportunities|

On the Walls of WGM: Norwegian and Swedish Tapestries from the Collection of Carol Johnson

Save the date: Talk by Robbie LaFleur, "Tapestry Treasures from the Collection of Carol Johnson" February 25, 6pm. Norwegian billedvev and rutevev, Swedish flamsk and rölakan—these are the Scandinavian terms for the wonderful tapestry treasures currently on view in the [...]

Join us January 3: Artist Talk for “Under Foot: Rugs from the Weavers Guild of Minnesota”

Join us January 3 for the artist talk for Under Foot: Rugs from the Weavers Guild of Minnesota at the Hopkins Center for the Arts! View a beautiful selection of rugs handwoven by members of the Guild. Artist Talk, Thursday, January 3, [...]

2018-12-31T16:01:28+00:00 December 18th, 2018|artist talk, Events, Exhibits, News|

Join us for “Under Foot”, December 6-January 6, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts

Join us for Under Foot: Rugs from the Weavers Guild of Minnesota at the Hopkins Center for the Arts! View a beautiful selection of rugs handwoven by members of the Weavers Guild.   Opening Reception: Thursday, December 6, from 6-8pm [...]

2018-12-09T12:52:18+00:00 November 28th, 2018|artist talk, Events, Exhibits, News, Rag Rug Study Group|

Call for Art: Rug show at Hopkins Center for the Arts

Exhibition Opportunity for WGM Members: The Weavers Guild of Minnesota seeks participants for an upcoming group exhibition celebrating the work of WGM members. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces. Exhibition Subject/Content/Theme: Rugs (any kind, shape, size) by WGM [...]

2018-10-18T08:50:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Events, Exhibits, Membership, Opportunities|

State Fair work up at WGM + work by members of the Karen Weaving Circle

Following the Minnesota State Fair, members who entered the weaving and spinning categories at the fair are asked to show their pieces a second time at WGM--giving all of us a chance to see the work up close! Stop by [...]

2018-10-09T15:05:06+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Exhibits, MN State Fair, News|

Weaving & Leaving a Legacy: Chuck Benson

These rugs were woven by members of the Rag Rug Study Group. (We meet the third Tuesday of every month, 6:30 at WGM.) We wove these rugs in memory of Chuck Benson, a Rag Rug Study Group member who died [...]

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