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.
Fiber arts and textile related exhibits in galleries, studios, museums and art centers. Juried and non-juried shows are also listed here.
Shaped By The Loom: Weaving Worlds in The American Southwest
February 17, 2023 through July 8, 2023
This dynamic gallery and online experience presents never-before-seen textiles created by Dine makers. These historic blankets, garments, and rugs from the American Museum of Natural History are situated alongside contemporary works by Dine weavers and visual artists, such as Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete.
3rd Biennial Fiber Arts National Juried Exhibition
June 27, 2023 through August 19, 2023
Entry deadline: April 29, 2023 Juror/Judge: Elsabe J. Dixon This biennial exhibit includes all forms of fiber art from across the country: functional, wearable, and fine art, original in concept and design, and must not have been created in a class/workshop, or from a kit, and not have been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. Work may be wall hung (2-D) or sculptural (wall hung or self-supporting), wearable (displayed on a mannequin), decorative, or utilitarian. The basis of fiber art is fibrous materials, natural or synthetic, and may employ a variety of different techniques and embellishments. Related techniques may encompass, but not be limited to: quilting, knitting, knotting, embroidery, thread painting, collage, weaving, spinning, crocheting, macrame, incorporating paper into designs.
Maine Quilts 2023
July 27, 2023 through July 29, 2023
Maine Quilts 2023 presented by Pine Tree Quilters Guild, Inc. July 27-29, at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine, hours Thursday-Saturday 9 am - 5 pm. Champagne Reception & Show Preview Wednesday, July 26, 7 - 9 pm. Workshops with Jen Kingwell, Gyleen Fitzgerald, Ellen Lindner, Krista Moser, Jane Sassaman, Blair Stocker and Kaye Collins. Over 500 quilts: Antique, Contemporary, Display, Judged, Raffle. Special Exhibits: "Graffiti Challenge" by Cherrywood Fabrics; "Hortense Beck: A Collection of Museum Reproduction Quilts" by The International Quilt Museum; "A Fortuitous Mistake: My Accidental Show Quilt Journey" by Margaret Solomon Gun; and "Christmas in July" Challenge. Merchants Mall, Free Demonstrations, Noon Lectures, Raffle Quilt, Quilters Walk Raffle, Children's Classes, and Friday night dinner with keynote speaker Jen Kingwell. Admission $15 daily; $30 multi-day; children 12 & under free with paid adult. Air-conditioned; convenient, free parking. For more information visit mainequilts.org and facebook.com/MaineQuilts.
Call for Entries and Call for Instructors
Requests for submissions to fiber arts and textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers.
Call For Exhibits 2023/24 Gifts of Art
March 20, 2023 through June 15, 2023
The Gifts of Art Program by Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan is seeking submissions for solo and group art exhibits for the September 2023 to August 2024 exhibition year. The rotating gallery program is intended to support the healing process by calming nerves, lifting spirits, engaging minds and thereby reducing the stress and anxiety often associated with healthcare settings. To see the full prospectus and apply to this call, please visit: http://bit.ly/2Ut1ynk
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