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- Włodzimierz Cygan. Ad Initium.
December 14, 2017 – March 25, 2018. The exhibition will present the works of the renowned Lodz artist, winner of many awards, prof. Włodzimierz Cygan. The exhibition is part of the exhibition cycle of the FMA, devoted to the most outstanding figures of Polish textile art, recognized both in the country and in the world. Curated by Marta Kowalewska. Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź, Poland. Piotrkowska 282, building D, 3rd floor. Free entrance. http://new.muzeumwlokiennictwa.pl/wydarzenie/wybrane/ad-initium,56 For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Barberini Tapestries: Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome
September 23 – January 21, 2018. Free public reception on Friday, September 22, from 6 to 8 p.m Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon. http://jsma.uoregon.edu/Barberini This exhibition focuses on the Barberini tapestries, some of the most splendid and important “portable monuments” of seventeenth century Rome. It is a collaborative project that has at its core the Life of Christ tapestry set in the collection of the Cathedral recently conserved by the Textile Conservation Lab. Both venues present the tapestries in a richly layered context that expands their artistic, political, religious, allegorical, technical, and anthropological themes. The exhibition also addresses the flexibility of use and installation that is a defining aspect of the tapestry medium. A scholarly catalogue written by James G. Harper and Marlene Eidelheit accompanies the exhibition, and an interactive online learning experience, http://barberini.uoregon.edu/, created by University of Oregon’s Department of Geography and Campus GIS Office.
- Fault Lines
October 3, 2017, to February 3, 2018. Artist Gallery Talk: January 24th, 6 to 8 pm; Fiber Arts Festival lecture: January 26th, post brunch. Mary Zicafoose creates an integrated series of weft-faced woven ikat tapestries with a theme driven by politics, human relationships and land movement. University of Mississippi Museum; http://www.museum.olemiss.edu
- Hannah Ryggen
November 11, 2017 – February 18, 2018. An exhibition of the work of Swedish tapestry weaver Hannah Ryggen opens at Modern Art Oxford. She was one of Scandinavia’s most outstanding artistic figures of the twentieth century and this is the first major exhibition of her work in the UK and is not to be missed. Read more at: https://heritagecrafts.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a2ec3bc859582e86350f88a66&id=b74d854623&e=93f0bd8979
January 6 – April 2, 2018 KunstCentret Silkeborg Bad, Gjessøvej 40, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark. Phone: 86 81 63 29. Email: email@example.com https://www.tapestry.dk/artapestry5/ http://www.silkeborgbad.dk/udstillinger/aktuelle-udstillinger.html
- Gender Bender
October 21, 2017 – March 11, 2018. Reception: October 28, 2017 2:00 – 5:00pm. Curator’s lecture: 3:00pm. Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom is a multi-media exhibition featuring renowned male weavers alongside top female wood turners – two populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in their fields. Curated by Tib Shaw and Jon Eric Riis, this project will introduce the public to remarkable artists who challenge our long-held perceptions about their chosen fields, while encouraging new practitioners to consider mediums rich in possibility. The visually resplendent exhibition offers wide appeal, providing multiple engagement opportunities across all audiences. Among the 14 tapestry artists included in the exhibition are Jon Eric Riis, Archie Brennan, Wence Martinez, Irv Trujillo, Jean Pierre Larochette, Klaus Anselm, James Bassler, Michael Rohde, Murray Gibson and others. We are proud to share their outstanding works with the community.
- Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre
The Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre will be exhibiting tapestries at two major American botanical gardens between January and March, 2018. Both exhibitions included more than 25 wool and cotton works by artists from Egypt. The exhibits are free to visit with the cost of admission to the garden and open everyday 9 am to 5 pm.
San Diego Botanic Garden
Encinitas, California, USA
January 8 to March 31, 2018
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Belmont, North Carolina, USA
February 2 to March 11, 2018
- Circles and Squares
Ongoing. If you wish to view the tapestries from the AuNZ Tapestry Group Projects 2010 go to http://www.flickr.com/photos/41841907@N04/
- Melancholy at the Bottom of Everything… Forever
Ongoing. A juried online exhibit that includes the work of Barbara Heller. http://www.projekt30.com/melancholy.php