/Exhibits

On the Walls of WGM: Award-winning work from the MN State Fair

Don't Miss! On the walls of WGM: Award-Winning work from the MN State Fair Thank you to Beth McLaughlin, our volunteer exhibition installer, who brings out the best in these fabulous pieces! Please check the calendar to ensure the floor [...]

2019-10-23T10:08:56+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Exhibits, MN State Fair|

Member Meet-up: Navajo Textiles at Mia, October 17

Join Weavers Guild members Jan Hayman and Arlene Monk for a group viewing and discussion of the exhibit, Hózho, Manifesting Beauty: Navajo Textiles from the Cahn Collections. This is not a docent guided tour, rather a sharing of impressions of [...]

2019-10-08T14:12:54+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Events, Exhibits, Meet up, Opportunities|

Member Recommendation: “Village Wardrobes” at The Museum of Russian Art

Member Recommendation: Village Wardrobes: Traditional Dress from Western and Central Ukraine On view now at The Museum of Russian Art, through November 3rd   “Walk into this extraordinarily well-curated collection of intricately embroidered and beautifully hand-woven garments from eight regions [...]

2019-10-02T09:59:58+00:00 September 24th, 2019|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 [...]

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