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Upcoming Meetings & Events 2018-05-24T13:53:47+00:00

Upcoming Meetings & Events (in addition to classes):

 


May 24, 2018, 6:30-8pm | WGM Member Potluck and Annual Meeting, details TBA. All Weavers Guild of Minnesota members are invited to attend our annual meeting and potluck on Thursday May 24th. Select the new slate of officers for the WGM board of directors and actively participate in group discussions. The WGM board of directors wants to hear from you on issues you find important to nurturing the vibrant community at WGM. Stay tuned for more details!

May 31, 2018, 6-8pmScandinavian Tapestry Treasures. Whether your interest in Scandinavian tapestry focuses on history, design, or technique—or all three—take advantage of the opportunity to see 59 Swedish and Norwegian tapestries owned by local collector Carol Johnson. $5 reserves your spot, limited seating. Register here>
Event contact: info@weaversguildmn.org


June 14, 2018 | Visiting Artist Lecture: John Mullarkey, “What to Do with Bands” What to do with all of those Bands! A review of the historical and contemporary uses for bands both tablet woven and otherwise.
Event contact: education@weaversguildmn.org


June 15, 16 2018 | WGM @ Northern Spark 2018. This years theme: Commonality – The theme of this year’s Northern Spark takes its cue from the festival’s venues in downtown Minneapolis: The Commons, Minneapolis Central Library, and Nicollet Mall. What is a 21st century commons? A 21st century library that serves everyone? A pedestrian avenue that is open to anyone? RSVP>
Event contact: bbowman@weaversguildmn.org


June 16, 2018 | WGM @ Art in the Park is Lanesboro Arts’ annual Fine Art Festival. Art in the Park is Lanesboro Arts’ annual Fine Art Festival is looking for demonstrators from the Weaver’s Guild of Minnesota will be sharing weaving, spinning and dyeing-related maker activities on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. RSVP and/or sign up to volunteer.
Event contact: email


July 1, 2018, 8am-1pm | WGM @ Kingfield Farmers Market. Summertime farmers market opportunity. Volunteers needed on Sunday, July 1st, to demonstrate at a neighborhood outreach event at the Kingfield Farmers Market on Sunday, July 1st. Spend some time with your WGM friends sharing what we do, and also take an opportunity to shop at the market. Visitors to our booth will be invited to try their hands at weaving or spinning. Kid friendly activities like kumihimo or cardboard weaving will also be made available. RSVP and/or sign up to volunteer.
Event contact: email


July 18, 2018, 3-4:30pm | WGM Tours: Performing Arts Archives private tour. Join the Weavers Guild of Minnesota for a behind-the-scenes tour of Performing Arts Archives located at the University of Minnesota Libraries in Minneapolis. Learn about about this special collection from special collection UMN librarians. Register early, limited spaces available! Register>
Event contact: bbowman@weaversguildmn.org


August 23- September 3, 2018 | Be part of WGM’s greatest volunteer effort of the year: demonstrating at the Minnesota State Fair. WGM members volunteer every hour, every day, to bring our mission to new audiences.
Sign up to volunteer.
Event contact: info@weaversguildmn.org


September 1, 2018- | “Selections from the Weavers Guild of Minnesota” Exhibition at the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Saint Paul. Reception: September 13, 2018 4-6pm.
Event contact: info@weaversguildmn.org


December 6, 2018 – January 6, 2019 | WGM Exhibition at Hopkins Center for the Arts second floor Lobby Gallery, details TBA.
Event contact: bbowman@weaversguildmn.org


April 2019 | WGM Exhibition at Owatonna Arts Center, details TBA.
Event contact: bbowman@weaversguildmn.org


September 4 – October 26, 2019 | WGM Exhibition at Great River Arts Galleries, Little Falls, details TBA.
Event contact: bbowman@weaversguildmn.org


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