Material Men 2: Contemporary Masters
March 28 - June 24
Artist Reception: April 4, 4-6 pm. Free and open to the public!
Featuring (left to right): Sugar Coated by Shawn Quinlan, Jean Frederic-Bazille (1598-1680) by Jack Edson, Detail, Persian Fantasy by Jess Berry, Basket Weaver by Michael Michalski, Monument to Thieves by Ben Venom, A Clockwork Orange by James Vander Noot. Read about the artists here.
Kurume Ikat Kimono - Shoji Yamamura & Makiko Kakihara
March 28 - April 20, 2018
Artist Reception: April 20, 1-3pm. Free and open to the public!
This exhibition is part of a regional visit by Shoji Yamamura and his assistant, Makiko Kakihara, and is co-sponsored and supported by Seattle Art Museum and Western Washington University. In 1996, Yamamura was named a successor to the Important Intangible Cultural Asset of Kurume Kasuri. His award-winning work has been exhibited widely in Japan, as well as in Washington DC and New York. Read more (opens press release document.)
New Workshops Announced!
Welcome to our newest Guild Partner!
Evergreen Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc
Raising the Surface
Whidbey Island Surface Design Association
January 31 - April 30, 2018
Meet the Artists! Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2-5PM Free & open to the public!
Monica Hahn: Tatting Artistry
February 28 - March 25, 2018
Photographs & Memories Invitational
January 10 - March 25, 2018
QUILT & FIBER ARTS FESTIVAL 2018
Call for Entries Now Open!
The 2018 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival Challenge kits are now available in our Gift Shop! Our theme: Imagine. Create. Inspire. Stop in and get one soon. Unable to get here? Call us at (360) 466-4288 to order over the phone and have it sent to you. (additional mailing charges will apply.)
La Conner in Bloom Challenge: “A Little Garden Music.”
This challenge is based on a Marty Rubin quote, “Flowers are the music of the earth.” Let this inspire you to create a note of beauty. Pieces are due to the Museum by March 23, 2018. Complete details and entry form available here.
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