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FIBER EVENTS - FALL 2021/WINTER 2022

Online

Janet Echelman

https://mymodernmet.com/janet-echelman-munich-mercedes-benz/

About Gabriel Dawe who had an exhibit at The Newark Museum several

years ago. He does installations with thread.

https://mymodernmet.com/gabriel-dawe-top-artist-podcast/?

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New York Textile Month

Virtual and In-Person - through September 30, 2021, and beyond for some

exhibitions, includes workshops, talks, and demos

https://www.textilemonth.nyc/

Bergen County Quilt & Coverlet Show - Ridgewood, NJ

Quilts and Coverlets, 1800-1976, from Bergen County, New Jersey, Museums

and Private Collections - Various Events: Museum Visits, Tours, Lectures, etc.

2 days: October 1st and 2nd, 2021

https://www.bergencountyquiltandcoverletshow.com/

HGA Convergence - Knoxville, TN

July 15-21, 2022 - In person - General Registration opens October 2, 2021

132 classes – weaving, dyeing, spinning, basketry, fiber arts

One-day bus tours to regional craft centers

Panel discussions and talks

Skein competition, towel exchange, sheep to shawl

Vendor marketplace

Exhibits

https://weavespindye.org/convergence/

Must be a member of HGA to register. To join click here

HGA Spinning and Weaving Week - Virtual

October 4-10, 2021

Studio Tours, Panel discussions, Thread Talks, Marketplace, Exhibits,

Fashion Show

https://weavespindye.org/spinning-and-weaving-week/

10th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival - Brooklyn, NY

Saturday October 9, 2021

Embracing fiber artists and fiber resource providers ….. includes crocheters,

dyers, felters, knitters, quilters, spinners, and weavers, and artists creating

design works that incorporate fiber as an integral material.

https://www.kingscountyfiberfestival.org/

41st NY State Sheep and Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY

Virtual and On-Site - October 16-17, 2021 - Registration is Open

Sheep & Goat shows, Fiber competitions, Breed Talks, Workshops & Demos

https://www.virtual.sheepandwool.com/41

Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

The Social Fabric: Black Artistry in Fiber Arts,

An Exhibition in Homage to Viki Craig - through October 24, 2021

50 works by 27 artists

https://morrismuseum.org/events/the-social-fabric-black-artistry-in-fiberarts-

an-exhibition-in-homage-to-viki-craig/

New Jersey Fibershed Fleece & Yarn Sale - Pittstown, NJ

October 24, 2021 (Rain date October 31st)

Fleece, yarn, fiber, talks, fleece-to-yarn demo, honey & farm goods for sale

https://njfibershed.com/event/nj-fibershed-fall-fleece-and-yarn-sale-2/

26th Annual Weaving History Conference

Virtual Conference - October 25-27, 2021- Registration Deadline Oct. 20.

Quite a few interesting topics including two talks about Mary Meigs Atwater

https://tiartscenter.org/weaving-history-conference/

New York Botanical Gardens - The Bronx, NY

KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature - through October 31, 2021

Yayoi Kusuma’s uses fiber for many of her fantasy-like nature-inspired art.

Highly recommend you get tickets for the garden and the galleries.

https://www.nybg.org/event/kusama/

The Daring Diagonal Virtual Museum

Jean Nordlund, Consummate Weaver - Virtual Exhibit

https://ddvm.org/2021/01/22/jean-nordlund-consummate-weaver/?

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Montclair Art Museum - Montclair, NJ

Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles - through January 2, 2022

Celebrating the courage and vision of Navajo textile designers, featuring 70 bold

artworks from 1860–1930 and contemporary works.

https://www.montclairartmuseum.org/exhibition/color-riot-how-colorchanged-

navajo-textiles

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), NYC

Craft Front & Center - through February 13, 2022

From the Museum’s permanent collection of clay, fiber glass, metal & wood

https://madmuseum.org/exhibition/craft-front-center

Brooklyn Museum - Brooklyn, NY

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams - through February 20, 2022

The history and legacy of the House of Dior, with designs by Dior and the

designers who succeeded him.

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/christian_dior

The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

- NYC - through September 2022

Part one, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion

Establishing a modern vocabulary of American fashion based on its expressive

qualities in men’s and women’s fashions from the 1940’s through the present

Part two, In America: An Anthology of Fashionopening in the American

Wing period rooms on May 5, 2022—will present sartorial narratives that relate

to the complex and layered histories of those rooms.

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2021/in-america