FIBER EVENTS - FALL 2021/WINTER 2022
About Gabriel Dawe who had an exhibit at The Newark Museum several
years ago. He does installations with thread.
New York Textile Month
Virtual and In-Person - through September 30, 2021, and beyond for some
exhibitions, includes workshops, talks, and demos
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
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
Must be a member of HGA to register. To join clickhere
HGA Spinning and Weaving Week- Virtual
October 4-10, 2021
Studio Tours, Panel discussions, Thread Talks, Marketplace, Exhibits,
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
The Daring Diagonal Virtual Museum
Jean Nordlund, Consummate Weaver- Virtual Exhibit
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.
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
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.
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 Fashion—opening in the American
Wing period rooms onMay 5, 2022—will present sartorial narratives that relate
to the complex and layered histories of those rooms.