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

2018-07-17T10:21:57+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Banditos, Board Updates, Classes, Education News, Events, In the News, Interest Groups, Member News, Membership, News, NOW, Portable Weavers, Programs, staff, Thank you!, The Draft, WGM Study Groups|

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 [...]

Save the Date: September 13 member Chiaki O’Brien speaks about Japan

2018-07-06T11:20:26+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Events, Fiber Fair, member meetings, Membership, News|

Thursday September 13, 2018 in the Textile Center Auditorium 6:30 presentation "Fiber Fair 101" with WGM Fiber Fair chairs 7:00 presentation "Fiber Lovers Enjoy Japan" with Chiaki O'Brien 8:00 show and tell 7pm presentation: "Fiber Lovers Enjoy Japan" WGM member [...]

Launching September 1! Hilma Berglund Society

2018-07-03T12:00:02+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Board Updates, Fundraising, Hilma Berglund Society, In the News, Member News, News, Outreach, Resources, Thank you!, Volunteering|

Today, Hilma Berglund Society members follow in Hilma’s innovative footsteps by stepping forward and making a difference in field of weaving, spinning and dyeing. With an annual gift, Hilma Berglund Society members establish themselves as true creative leaders. Their [...]

WGM Member Opportunity: Call for art for Hopkins Center for the Arts Exhibition

2018-07-02T12:20:40+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Education News, Events, Exhibits, In the News, Interest Groups, Member News, Membership, News, Outreach, Programs, Resources, Thank you!, The Draft, Volunteering|

Exhibition Opportunity: The Weavers Guild of Minnesota seeks participants for an upcoming group exhibition celebrating the work of WGM members in the areas of weaving, spinning and dyeing. Exhibition Location: Hopkins Center for the Arts second floor Lobby Gallery Exhibition Subject/Content/Theme: [...]

Education at WGM (Update)

2018-07-02T11:58:54+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Classes, Education News, Events, Interest Groups, Member News, News, Programs, Resources, staff, Thank you!, The Draft, Workshops|

Convergence and Complex Weavers Attendees The Education Committee wants to hear from you. Be on the lookout for potential workshop instructors to visit WGM and teach. Send your suggestions to Connie LaTendresse and we’ll add it to our workshop ideas [...]

WGM at Hjemkomst!

2018-06-29T12:25:03+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Education News, Events, Exhibits, In the News, Member News, Membership, News, NOW, Outreach, Programs, Thank you!, The Draft, Volunteering|

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

2018-06-26T07:50:55+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Events, Exhibits, In the News, Member News, Membership, News, Outreach, Programs, Resources, Thank you!, The Draft, Volunteering|

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 [...]

Fiber Fair, a Primer for newer members

2018-06-26T07:09:18+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Events, Exhibits, Fiber Fair, Fundraising, In the News, Member News, News, Outreach, Programs, Resources, Thank you!, The Draft, Volunteering|

Each month the Weavers Guild of Minnesota’s DRAFT recognizes new members. New members quickly learn about classes, Fiber Source, special interest groups, the library and member meetings. They may have heard mention of Fiber Fair, but may not understand what [...]

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