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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.
This year’s award dinner will honor two leaders in contemporary textile art: Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada and Rebecca A.T. Stevens.
Inspired by the exhibition "Bingata! Only in Okinawa," the fall symposium will feature five distinguished scholars from Okinawa who will provide a broader context for Okinawa’s celebrated textile art.
Textile artist Rowland Ricketts will discuss how growing and processing indigo shapes his art, informs his worldview, and serves as an act of resistance in a culture of overproduction and over-consumption.
Artist Sabrina Gschwandtner will discuss her unique montages of phototactic and textile materials that have been exhibited and collected by museums across the United States and around the world.