Out of the Funk

Membership Exhibition

Where: Irma Freeman Center for Imagination located 5006 Penn Ave • Pittsburgh 15224

  • Exhibition Dates: May 7 – May 23, 2021 –
    Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday 1PM to 5PM
  • Family and Friends Opening: May 6, 2021 / 4– 7pm
    We will announce our Award Winners at 5pm. 
  • First Friday opening: May 7, 2021 / 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Art pickup: May 23, 2021 / 1 – 4pm

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For your Consideration – Artists talk

Online artist talk: Monday June 1st and Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 – 3pm on Zoom – Registration required – https://fiberartspgh.org/programs/online-programs/

This is a free program

Each artist in the exhibition will have a chance to talk about their work.  Merill Comeau, our juror, will give an introduction.  You can text comments and questions via the text box during the Zoom session or email Linda Brown ahead of time (Lsbrown507@gmail.com).

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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.

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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 EDT
Textile Talk: San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Fashion and Anti-Fashion: Reflections on Artwear with Melissa Leventon
A 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.
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