Member Heather MacKenzie featured in The American Scholar

Wow! Great feature on one of our members, Heather MacKenzie in The American Scholar. "Weaving became more of a language that I could speak than a skill that I possessed. I don’t primarily consider myself an image-maker. I get a lot [...]

2019-04-05T14:55:51-06:00April 2nd, 2019|In the News, Member News, Membership|

Bid on Articles from Handspun wolf–to Benefit the International Wolf Center of Ely

This February 1st, there will be an online silent auction benefiting the International Wolf Center of Ely, MN www.wolf.org. Weavers Guild member Chillon Leach has initiated this fiber related portion with full support of the IWC staff (who also obtained [...]

Please welcome WGM’s new Education Manager, Betsy Konop!

The WGM Education Search Committee is thrilled to announce that after a careful search, Betsy Konop of Portland, Oregon has accepted the position of Education Manager with the Weavers Guild of Minnesota and begins her new role at WGM on August [...]

WGM at Hjemkomst!

This past weekend Melba Granlund traveled to Moorhead with one of the guild's warp-weighted looms to participate in the Scandinavian Hjemkomst & Midwest Viking Festival in Moorhead, Minnesota. The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and Nordic Culture Clubs [...]

WGM at Northeast Farmers Market @nefarmersmarket

Volunteer! Summertime farmers market opportunity. Volunteers needed to demonstrate at a neighborhood outreach event at the Northeast Farmers Market on Saturday, September 8. Spend some time with your WGM friends sharing what we do, and also take an opportunity to [...]

What’s Spinning? Spinsters’ 5-card Draw

What’s Spinning? Spinsters’ 5-card Draw Judy Preckshot In case you didn’t already know, the Whorling Spinsters are a group of spinners who love to get together on the first Tuesday evening of the month to spin, learn new skills, and [...]

Maximize your Membership! (Free classes)

TO: WGM members that joined after June 1, 2015 FROM: Jere Thompson RE: Goldmine of WGM Resources Date: May 2018 Dear WGM member, Would you like to better use of your WGM membership?  There is a free class coming up [...]

WGM Tours: Performing Arts Archives @umnlib

When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM CDT Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library 222 21st Avenue South, Suite 213, Minneapolis, MN 55455 *we will meet at the site. Parking and transportation information: https://www.lib.umn.edu/andersen/visitor-information UPDATE from our host: Here is a link [...]

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