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WGM tour of “Hearts of Our People,” July 16 at 1pm

2019-07-05T10:53:15+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Events, News, Opportunities, Tour|

Join WGM for a tour of Hearts of Our People, an exhibition featuring the work of more than 100 Native women artists, organized by and presented at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Our guide, Mia curator Jill Alberg Yohe, [...]

Adventures with yaks! Whorling Spinsters dispatch from Hot Disch Farm

2019-06-14T14:51:15+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Events, Interest Groups, News, Whorling Spinsters|

By Judith Preckshot In early May Hazel Lutz, Kianna Fowler, Celeste Grant and I—all members of the Whorling Spinsters—finally made it out to visit Hot Disch Yak Farm after an aborted attempt in mid-April thanks to our  big spring snowstorm: [...]

Heather MacKenzie “Encrypted Textiles”

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

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 [...]

Fiber to the People Pop-Up at Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival

2019-05-07T11:32:56+00:00 May 7th, 2019|News|

Special Fiber to the People Program! Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Washington County Fairgrounds Saturday, May 11: 9am-5pm Sunday, May 12: 10am-4pm It's that time again! Join us for a fun weekend of weaving and spinning at the Shepherd's [...]

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