Techniques, Show and Tell and Exhibitions

Do you know of an event of interest to our members? Please let us know, we want to share!contact us at web@fiberartspgh.org Wednesday, May 20: Rachel Rose: Lake Valley Carnegie Museum of Art is launching its first-ever online exhibition series dedicated to its film and video collection. The series debuts with “Lake Valley,” a video work by Rachel Rose, who was featured in the 57th Carnegie International and the 2017 Venice Biennale. Inspired by 18th- and 19th-century children’s literature, Rose’s dream-like works explore timely themes of loneliness, imagination and personal connection. The online exhibit will be accompanied by virtual educational activities for all ages. Read moreTechniques, Show and Tell and Exhibitions

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Events of interest online

Do you know of an event of interest to our members? Please let us know, we want to share!contact us at web@fiberartspgh.org Wednesday, May 13 at 2:00 PM EDTTextile Talk: San Jose Museum of Quilts & TextilesFashion and Anti-Fashion: Reflections on Artwear with Melissa LeventonA Pay-What-You-Can ProgramA special presentation on the history of the Artwear movement by curator and SJMQT board member Melissa Leventon, inspired by her 2005 exhibition Artwear: Fashion and Anti-Fashion at the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.Melissa has authored or contributed to many exhibition catalogs and journals and teaches fashion history and theory at California College of the Arts. From 2006-2018 she was a senior consultant to the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok.Register Now Read moreEvents of interest online

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Celebrate spring with virtual fiber events

Image – Hope Alcorn – Tasty Color Triptic. In the midst of this pandemic crisis, the Guild is going online with virtual programs!We are using Zoom to have meetings and lectures. Show, Share and Critique is no longer just an opportunity to show your work, but also a chance to see old friends, and meet new ones! Let us know who your favorite artists are. We may be able to bring them to town through zoom! Read moreCelebrate spring with virtual fiber events

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Online meeting

Given the current circumstances, it seems we won’t be able to have our guild in-person meetings for some time. Since we all miss each other we decided to try an online meeting for all guild members interested. We are going to have a Show and tell/critique meeting and see how it goes. It will take place on Tuesday March 31st at 2pm via Zoom. For this first time we would like to know if you are interested. RSVP to lauratabakman@yahoo.com if you want to participate. You will get an invitation to join the meeting once she gets your response. You’ll get a link and some instructions with the invitation.In the mean time you can download Zoom to your computer or any device you prefer to use. https://zoom.us/

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Artist talk cancelled

Out of concern for the health and safety of our membership and our community, the artist talk scheduled to take place Saturday March 21st at The Brewhouse Association Gallery is cancelled. Like many, we are closely following news of the COVID-19 outbreak and will continue to err on the side of caution in regards to our scheduled programming.Participating artists can pick up their artwork on Saturday March 21st between 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

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