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Fiber Arts Calendars

Fiberarts and textile related conferences, workshops, and events are added on a regular basis. If your event is not shown here, please add the information using the Add Event link. Events are listed in chronological order and remain listed for seven days after their last day. Use the Complete Listing links to see all the events in a given category.

Conferences

Fiber arts and textile related events which feature educational, hands-on sessions with notable teachers, and which may also include juried or non-juried competitions, fashion shows and textile arts vendors.

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
October 1, 2022   through   October 2, 2022      

 Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival    website

Tunbridge, Vermont, Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Celebrating small farms and natural fiber with a wide variety of vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and fiber crafting equipment and supplies, handcrafted natural fiber products and local meat and cheese. The Festival includes contests, fiber arts classes and demonstrations, shepherd workshops, herding and shearing demos, fleece sale and more set against a backdrop of rolling hills during the peak of Vermont fall foliage.

27th Annual Weaving History Conference
October 24, 2022   through   October 26, 2022      

 27th Annual Weaving History Conference    website

The Thousand Islands Arts Center (Home of the Handweaving Museum) presents a virtual version of the annual conference, filled with dynamic speakers covering a wide range of weaving and fiber related topics. $50 donation suggested but any amount is appreciated. Questions or issues registering? Please email or call (315) 686-4123.

Complete Conference and Workshop Listing

Exhibits

Fiber arts and textile related exhibits in galleries, studios, museums and art centers. Juried and non-juried shows are also listed here.

Woven Together: Weavers' Guild of Boston Celebrates A Century of Makers
April 6, 2022   through   December 31, 2022      

 Woven Together: Weavers' Guild of Boston Celebrates A Century of Makers    website

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation in Waltham, MA USA. The Weavers' Guild of Boston is the oldest weavers' guild in the United States. The exhibit features beautiful examples of handwoven historic textiles and contemporary pieces. Associated public programs including weaving demonstrations, lectures, and family activities have already been scheduled and more will be added.

Interpreting Change: Weaver's Guild of Boston 1922-2022
May 14, 2022   through   October 16, 2022      

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Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA USA. A juried exhibition of 32 pieces of members' woven art created specifically for this exhibition and highlight developments in materials, artistic taste, and the nature of process-oriented craft.

Call For Craft: Materials Hard + Soft
August 1, 2022   through   October 14, 2022      

 Call For Craft: Materials Hard + Soft    website

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 36th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past three years (2020-2022) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Exhibition will run February 3 â May 6, 2023 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. 2023 JURORS Kathy Brown Harlan Butt Brooks Oliver Talor Roderick Sam Slovak James Thurman Shannon Driscoll Deadline is 11:59 PM on October 14, 2022. Entry Fee: $30 for GDAC members/$35 for non-members There are scholarships available for first-time applicants to cover the entry fee, the deadline to apply is October 1, 2022. There will be cash prizes for the competition. $1000 for best in show, $300 for best in media. Details about the entry process can be found on our website: English: https://dentonarts.com/mhscall2023 Español: https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-en-espanol Francais: https://dentonarts.com/materials-hard-soft-call-in-francais Questions can be emailed to exhibit@dentonarts.com.

Fiber Arts Festival
October 1, 2022      

 Fiber Arts Festival    website

Join us for our annual Fiber Arts Festival at Sauder Village. This one day event is filled with traditional arts demonstrations, hands on learning, shopping our vendors and a scavenger hunt for the family.

Complete Exhibit Listing

Sales

Fiber arts and textile related short-term special events for specific purposes such as benefits, charity drives, and guild holiday sales.

Mountain And Valley Wool Festival
October 1, 2022   through   October 2, 2022      

 Mountain And Valley Wool Festival    website

The 39th annual Mountain and Valley Wool Festival will be Saturday Oct st from 9-5 & Sunday Oct 2nd from 9-4 in at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, Santa Fe, NM. A Fiber Market featuring vendors, artists, and craftspeople offering a variety of fiber, yarn, equipment, finished items and much more! Spinning contests, silent auction, fiber arts and sheep shearing demonstrations, food vendors, regional musicians. The festival is free and open to the public and sponsored by Mountain and Valley Wool Association. Visit MAVWAWoolFest.org for more info.

Complete Sale Listing

Call for Entries and Call for Instructors

Requests for submissions to fiber arts and textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers.

360 Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency
August 29, 2021   through   December 29, 2022      

 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency    website

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a year-round Artist & Writers Residency located on magical Lake Chapala, Mexico. International artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity are encouraged to write and reserve a 2 week to 4 month personal residency at our beautiful live/work spaces. Visit our website for more detailed information about spaces, pricing and availability: https://360xochiquetzal.com/qq-and-xq-joining-forces/ Our website is a motherlode of information about life in Mexico. Learn more on our Facebook group page 360 Xochi Quetzal, Twitter and Instagram @360xochiquetzal or write to us at 360xochiquetzal@gmail.com

360 Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency
February 14, 2022   through   February 13, 2023      

 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency    website

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a Year-round Artist Residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. We offer 5 live/work spaces for 1 - 4 months tailored for Fiber Artists. Visit our website for more detailed information: https://360xochiquetzal.com/qq-and-xq-joining-forces/

Complete Call for Entries and Call for Instructors Listing

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