Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Two Tapestry Exhibits in Deerfield

There are 2 tapestry exhibits coming up in Deerfield, Massachusetts. 

The Art is the Cloth (curated by Micala Sidore) will be at its third venue, at Deerfield Academy's von Auersperg Gallery, and there will be an exhibit of the work of 13 TWiNE members at the Deerfield Arts Bank

Both exhibits will include programming. There will be 2 tapestry demonstrations at Deerfield Arts Bank, by Tamar Shadur on April 2 (6-8pm) and by Janet Austin on April 12 (4-6pm).

Not listed on the poster for the Art is the Cloth are 2 lectures:
Helena Hernmarck: My evolution as a textile artist
Saturday, 28 March, 11 am

Weaving The Community Together
a presentation by Thoma Ewen, 
founding artistic director of Moon Rain Centre in Quebec
Saturday 18 April 2015, 11 am
Thoma Ewen's presentation will include images of Moon Rain Centre’s award-winning community arts projects, artists-in-schools projects, and the highly successful Triennale Internationale des Arts Textiles. Thoma communicates how weaving transmits the energy of peace, and her work demonstrates the vital contemporary role that weaving can play in community building.

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