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"Threads," part of the PBS Craft in America series, explores contemporary needle arts by taking the viewer into artists' studios.
Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: Weavings of Nomads in Iran: Warp-Faced Bands and Related Textiles
Collector Fred Mushkat will discuss utility and decorative bands, containers, and covers used by Qashqa'i nomads of Iran.
Join the Baltimore Museum of Art’s curator of textiles, Anita Jones, and Ann Marie Moeller, independent curator of Japanese textiles, for a gallery viewing of the BMA exhibition "Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes From Japan’s Golden Age."
Join local textile artist Ginny Smith as she speaks about the creation and inspiration behind her piece "Birds," on view in "Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora."
Members of the International Hajji Baba Society will share and discuss selections from their personal collections focusing on textiles from Greater Persia (including Afghanistan) and the Caucasus.
Join Curator Lee Talbot for a look into the long history of resist-dyed textiles in East Asia.
Dealer Mark Keshishian and museum trustee Wendel Swan will discuss rug and textile production over the past fifty years, comparing trends to historical and traditional weaving practices.
Spinning yarns is one of the essential building blocks of textile making. Join Sandy Hoar for a lesson on basic fiber spinning and learn a new skill on your lunch break.
Visitors can learn more about their own textiles from museum curators and conservators.
Jennifer Brinkerhoff's latest book, "Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs: The In-Between Advantage" provides a theoretical framework to explain why diasporans may have a greater number of entrepreneurial characteristics than others.
Join us for a free family festival celebrating the international art of textiles.
Join Danish fiber artist Grethe Witrock as she discusses her recent installation at the Fuller Craft Museum of bird-like constructions made from ships’ sails sourced from Danish yachtsmen.
Researcher Richard Isaacson will discuss the tents and woven furnishings of Central Asian nomadic tribes.
Author and historian Fergus Bordewich will discuss his latest book, The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government.
Join Sumru Belger Krody, senior curator and expert in Islamic textiles, for a look into the long history of resist-dyed textiles in the Islamic world.
Embark on an illustrated tour of heiress and socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post’s glamorous houses with author and curator Estella Chung.
This film in PBS’s Craft in American series features Gee’s Bend quilters Lucy Mingo and Mary Ann Pettway, and other artisans.
Join Philip Smith, MFA and’70-72 Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan, for a weaving demonstration and discussion of the Bamiyan Weaving Project, which supports weavers in the mountainous Bamiyan province of central Afghanistan.