Upcoming Events

CALIFORNIA

Berkeley
Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles
2982 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA.
(510) 843-7290; www.lacismuseum.org

Long Beach
International Quilt Festival, Long Beach Convention Center, July 29 -31, 2011, www.quilts.com

  • SAQA Creative Force 2010, catalog available from www.saqa.com
  • A Sense of Directions: Sightlines invitational exhibit of 14 artists

Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Exhibition list: http://www.moca.org/museum/futureexhibitionslist.php
  • Rodarte: States of Matter. March 4 to June 5, 2011. Features the fashion of Laura and Kate Mulleavy, including runway designs and costumes from movie The Black Swan. This exhibit portrays garments as fluid, sculptural objects. At the Pacific Design Center.

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Museum

  • Exhibition list: http://fidm.edu/resources/museum+galleries
  • Many exhibits are featured in their online gallery.
  • 19th Annual Art of the Motion Picture Costume Design (costumes from 20 movies of 2010). February 8 to April 30, 2011

San Diego

  • Quilt Visions 2010: No Boundaries. Oceanside Museum of Art, www.quiltvisions.org, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside. October 2010 to March 13, 2011.
  • Urban Landscapes: Art quilts depicting landscapes. Visions Gallery, August 5 – October 23, 2011
  • Counterpoint: Visions Art Museum, 2825 Dewey Rd, #100, February 4 – April 17, 2011. www.quiltvisions.org
  • SAQA Frontiers: Art Meets Science, Quilt Visions Gallery, January 1, 2012 – April 1, 2012. www.quiltvisions.org Catalog available.

San Francisco

De Young Museum
http://deyoung.famsf.org

Legion of Honor Museum
100 34th Ave.
legionofhonor.org

  • Pulp Fashion: the Art of Isabel de Borchgrave, February 5 to June 5, 2011

San Francisco Museum of Craft & Design
499 Castro Street
sfmcd.org

  • Fiberart International 2010: Contemporary Fiberart exhibit organized by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, October 13, 2010 – January 15, 2012.
  • Read My Pins: the Madeleine Albright Collection. December 2011 – March 2012

San Jose

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 South First Street
sjquiltmuseum.org

  • Earthly Paradise: Memory and Myth. February 8 – May 1, 2011
  • Eden Reimagined. February 8 – May 1, 2011
  • Boy Code. February 8 – May 1, 2011
  • Modern Maya. February 8 – May 1, 2011

Santa Clara

COLORADO

Denver

  • Denver National Quilt Festival VI: April 28 – May 1, 2011 at the Denver Merchandise Mart Complex.
  • SAQA No Place to Call Home, an exhibit of art quilts depicting homelessness, at the Denver National Quilt Festival VI, April 28 – May 1, 2011.

Golden

Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine Exhibit

  • A Sense of Directions: Sight Lines. April through July, 2011

Fort Collins

Avenir Museum of Design & Merchandising
115 University Center for the Arts

  • Mr. Blackwell: A Retrospective, through April 1, 2011.
  • Fiber Celebration (weavings), June 24 – August 12, 2011.

Fort Collins Lincoln Center
417 West Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 221-6735

  • Loose Ends: Contemporary Fiber Arts, September 12 – October 23, 2009.
  • Fabric of Legacies Art Quilt Exhibition, July 6 – August 28, 2009.

Longmont

Longmont Museum
400 Quail Trail
303-651-8374
ci.longmont.co.us/museum

  • America Celebrates! An exhibit of small format art quilts through March 13, 2011.

Old Firehouse Art Center
667 4th Ave & Coffman
firehouse.org

  • Pass It On: a fiber exhibit by 13 artists, January 14 – February 18, 2011.

CONNECTICUT

Cheshire

Funky Monkey Café and Gallery
130 Elm Street
thefunkymonkeycafe.com

  • Fiber Art by Kate Themel, February 1 -28, 2011.

Windsor

Windsor Art Center
40 Mechanic Street
860-688-2528
windsorartcenter.org

  • Identity: an Exhibition of Fiber Art. Exhibition of art quilts and quilted sculptures from 26 artists.

ILLINOIS

Chicago
ARC Gallery
832 Superior #204
arcgallery.org

  • The Unspoken Truth about Color: A Dialogue in Art Quilts about Racism, April 27 –May 22, 2011.

The Art Institute of Chicago
artic.edu/aic

  • Contemporary Fiber Art: a Selection from the Permanent Collection, November 3, 2010–February 7, 2011.

Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Northwestern University
2311 N. Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
americancraftexpo.org

  • American Craft Exhibition, August 26 -28, 2011.

River Forest

Ferguson Gallery, Concordia University Chicago
7400 Augusta Street
708-290-3012

  • PIECES: Precepts Inspired by Episodes of Creative Expressions of Self, through February 13, 2010. Mixed Media fiber art of Trish Williams.

IOWA

Des Moines

American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show
Iowa Events Center
September 28 –October 1, 2011
americanquilter.com

KENTUCKY


Paducah

American Quilter’s Society Show
April 27 – 30, 2011
Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center
americanquilter.com

Yeiser Art Center
theyeiser.org

  • Fantastic Fibers 2011, April 2 – 30, 2011.

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts
mfa.org

  • Scaasi: American Couturier, through June 9, 2011.

Lowell

New England Quilt Museum
nequiltmuseum.org

  • No Holds Barred. Recent works by New England members of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), January 20-April 9, 2011.
  • One Foot Square, Quilted & Bound, April 14 – July 10, 2011.
  • Maine’s Quilt Heritage: Quilts from Maine Quilt Documentation Project, July 14 – October 16, 2011.
  • Patience to Raise the Sun: Art Quilts from Haiti & Their Power to Change Women’s Lives, October 20 – December 31, 2011.

American Textile History Museum
491 Dutton Street
athm.org

  • American Tapestry Biennial Eight 2010 (American Tapestry Alliance show), through May 1, 2011.
  • Textile Revolution: an Exploration Through Time and Space

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis
Textile Center
300 University Ave SE.
612-436-0464
textilecentermn.org

  • A Common Thread 2011, through February 26, 2011.
  • Figuratively Fiber Art Dolls, March 11–April 16, 2011.
  • Retread Threads: Art from Recycled Materials, April 29–May 28, 2011.
  • Watershed surface design, by members, June 6–July 16, 2011

MISSOURI

Jefferson City
Capital Arts Gallery
missourifiberartists.com/exhibitions.htm

  • MO FA Annual Exhibit, March 25–April 7, 2011.

St. Louis

Craft Alliance Delmar Gallery

  • MO FA Exhibit Identify Yourself, May 20–July 3, 2011.

Maryville University
Morton J. May Foundation Gallery
650 Maryville University Drive

  • MO FA exhibit, October 1 – 31, 2011.

NEBRASKA

Lincoln

International Quilt Studies and Museum
quiltstudy.org

  • Revisiting the Art Quilt, through April 3, 2011.
  • Quilted and Corded Needlework Symposium, April 1-2, 2011.
  • Marseille: White Corded Quilting, through May 8, 2011.
  • Perspectives: Art, Craft, Design & the Studio Quilt, November 2010 to May 9, 2011. Works of 21 artists.

The Sheldon Museum of Art
sheldonartgallery.org

NEW JERSEY


Somerset

The Quilt Fest of New Jersey VII
Garden State Exhibit Center
March 3 – 6, 2011
quiltfest.com

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque

Albuquerque Fiber Arts Festival
Manual Lujan Complex
May 26 – 28, 2011
fiberartsfiesta.org

  • Material Matters: SAQA exhibit, at the Expo New Mexico.

Art Quilt Santa Fe: Art Quilt Seminar
May 1 -6, 2011
www.artquiltsantafe.com
at the Buffalo Thunder Resort, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail
www.buffalothunferresort.com

Jane Sauer Gallery
652 Canyon Road
janesauergallery.com

  • Cindy Hickok: “Cindy Hickok uses the sewing machine as a freehand paintbrush to render amazingly precise and humorous images. She ingeniously borrows from the Masters to guide the viewer through an entertaining tour of art history. Her abilities are second to none while her sense of humor thoroughly enhances the experience of each piece. The Masterpiece is truly redefined by her needle and thread.” May 20 to June 14, 2011. http://www.artists-galleries.com/Cindy_Hickok.htm
  • Carol Emarthe Douglas: Basketry using contemporary materials in a traditional Native American format August 12 – September 6, 2011. http://www.arts.wa.gov/folk-arts/master-artists/emarthle-douglas.shtml
  • Judith Content: Arashi shibori quilted wall hangings, October 2 – November 6, 2011
  • Carla Khanna: art dolls November 26 – December 14

Museum of International Folk Art Camino Lejo
505-476-1200
www.internationalfolkart.org

  • Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities through May 8, 2011
  • Material World: Textiles and Dress from the Collection through August 7, 2011

Santa Fe Arts Commission
201 Marcy
505-955-6705
www.santafenm.gov

  • Abuela by Jennifer Day at the Santa Fe Arts Commission Community through March 4, 2011. Exhibit of her intensely thread painted quilt of a grandmother

Santa Fe Weaving Gallery
124 ½ Galisteo St.
866-982-1737
www.santafeweavinggallery.com

  • Ikat Show: April 28 – April 30, 2011
  • Web focus on Paper Jewelry: Begona Rentero May 5 – May 7, 2011
  • Tattoo: Interpretations in Cloth: June 23 – June 27, 2011
  • Doshi: Explorations in Surface Design on Cloth. Folk Art Week in Santa Fe: July 7 – July 10, 2011
  • Starr Hagenbring: painted and stitched art wear July 2 – July 24, 2011
  • Rowland Ricketts: Indigo Master dyer August 4 – August 7, 2011

New Mexico State Capitol
Rotunda Gallery

  • Timeless New Mexico, April 15–August 26, 2011.

NEW YORK

Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org

  • The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago, a long term installation
  • American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection online now www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/american_high_style

New Albany

Carnegie Center for Art & History
201 E. Spring Street
www.carnegiecenter.org

  • Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie: work of 31 fiber artists, through March 5, 2011.
  • Heartbeats: Penny Sisto art quilts, date TBA. www.pennysisto.com

New York City

The Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
www.cooperhewitt.org

  • Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels, February 18–June 5, 2011.
  • Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay, March 18–June 5, 2011.

CraftNewYork: A benefit for CERF (Craft Emergency Relief Fund) April 1 – 3, 2011 at 7W 34th Street features an exhibition and sale of work by 125 artists. www.craftnewyork.com

The Museum at FIT
www.fitnyc.edu/aspx/Content.aspx?menu=FutureGlobal:Museum

  • Exhibitions: http://fitnyc.edu/336.asp
  • His and Hers http://fitnyc.edu/9046.asp

Fashion & Textile History Gallery

  • November 30, 2010 through May 10, 2011.
  • Japan Fashion Now (online exhibit: http://www3.fitnyc.edu/museum/Japan_Fashion_Now/splash.html )

Special Exhibitions Gallery

  • September 17, 2010 through January 8, 2011 / Extended through April 2, 2011! http://www.youtube.com/user/TheMuseumatFIT?feature=mhum
  • Vivienne Westwood, 1980-89

Gallery FIT http://fitnyc.edu/3452.asp
March 8, 2011 – April 2, 2011

  • Cross Pollination: Eco Fashion (online) http://fitnyc.edu/9849.asp

The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NYC
www.metmuseum.org

  • The Andean Tunic, 400 B.C.E.–1800 C.E. (30 Andean Tunics from various museum collections)
    March 8, 2011–September 18, 2011

The Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, 1st floor

  • Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, May 4, 2011–July 31, 2011

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor
The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NYwww.madmuseum.org/

  • Think Again: New Latin American Jewelry, through February 27, 2011

Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, NYC www.huc.edu/museum/ny

  • A Stitch in Jewish Time: Provocative Textiles through June 30, 2011

Folk Art Museum, NYC www.folkartmuseum.org

  • Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts March 25-30, 2011 at the Park Ave. Armory, Park at 67th, NYC
  • Super Star Quilts: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum through September 25, 2011 at the Lincoln Square Branch, Lincoln Square, NYC

Rochester

  • Fiberart International 2010: contemporary Fiberart exhibit organized by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, April 30 – July 3, 2010 Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 585-276-8900 www.mag.rochester.edu/about/
  • 75th Diamond Jubilee Quilt Festival of the Genesee Valley Quilt Club signature quilt show with over 1000 quilts. RIT Gordon Field House, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive. June 3 – June 6, 2011

White Plains

Westchester Craft Show at the White Plains County Convention Center, October 15 – 17, 2011, www.craftsamericashows.com

Yonkers

Fiber Plus: 21st Century Fiber and Mixed Media at the Blue Door Gallery 5 Hudson Street March 20 – May 17, 2011 www.bluedoorgallery.com OHIO

Canton

Celebration of Women Artists, The Canton Museum of Art, May 21 to July 24, 2011
www.cantonart.org

Cincinnati

International Quilt Festival at the Duke Energy Convention Center, April 8 -10, 2011, www.quilts.com Exhibits include:

  • SAQA Creative Force 2010, SAQA Creative Force 2010: the best of SAQA artists, www.saqa.com
  • A Sense of Direction: Sightlines SAQA exhibit. www.saqa.com

Columbus

  • SAQA Creative Force 2010: the best of SAQA artists at Ohio Craft Museum, 1665 West 5th Ave., http://www.ohiocraft.org/museum.html , September 11 – October 30, 2011 www.saqa.com
  • National Quilting Association Annual Show Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 High Street, June 15 – 18, 2011 www.nqaquilts.org includes Skylines: exhibit of quilts by Textile Artists of Greater Yellowstone and Women of Artistic Vision
  • Riffe Gallery: QSDS Happiness: Quilted Expressions May 5 – July 10, 2011 www.oac.state.oh.us/riffe/
  • The King Arts Complex: Jazz! Art Quilts in Performance, 867 Mt. Vernon Ave. April 14 – May 28, 2011. www.kingartscomplex.com/

Perrysville

  • 4th Annual Fiber art Show of the Perrysburg Area Arts Council, 577 East Front Street, June 4 -5, 2011 www.perrysburgarts.org

OREGON

Portland

  • Object Focus: the Book Artists’ books, Museum of Contemporary Craft, www.MuseumofContemporaryCraft.org through February 27, 2011; PDF of the exhibition guidebook available http://mocc.pnca.edu/exhibitions/1245/

Sisters

  • Oregon: State of Diversity, a SAQA exhibit at the 36th Annual Sisters’ Outdoor Quilt Show July 9, 2011 www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org

PENNSYLVANIA

Hershey

  • Quilt Odyssey at the Hershey Convention Center July 28 -31, 2011

Lancaster

  • American Quilter’s Society Show March 16 – 19, 2011 at the Lancaster County Convention Center. www.americanquilter.com

Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show November 10- 13, 2011 www.pmacraftshow.org
  • The Snyderman-Works Gallery, http://www.snyderman-works.com/
  • PA National Quilt Extravaganza XVIII: September 15 – 18, 2011 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. www.quiltfest.com

Pittsburgh

  • DIY: a Revolution in Handicrafts, : Society for Contemporary Craft, www.contemporarycraft.org through March 26, 2011

Reading

  • Size Matters at Some Things Looming (Fiber Art) Gallery, 526 Washington Street, 610-373-7337, www.somethingslooming.com

Scranton

  • A Sense of Directions: Sightlines, Everhart Museum, September 27, 2012 – December 31, 2012, SAQA exhibit. www.saqa.com

TENNESSEE

Knoxville

  • American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show July 13 – 16, 2011 www.americanquilter.com

Nashville

  • HGA’s (Handweavers’ Guild of America) Small Expressions 2011 at the TN State Museum, 505 Deadrick Street June 11 – September 11, 2011. www.tnmuseum.org and www.weavespindye.org

TEXAS

Austin

  • Corridor of Art, Travis County Office Building, 700 Lavaca Street Austin Area, Quilt Guild exhibit of members’ quilts, January 10 – March 4, 2011, www.aaqg.org

Dallas

  • Dallas Area Fiber Artists Members Show at The Point Arts and Educational Center, CC Young Retirement Center, 4847 W Lawther, 214-841-2834. (Call for detour related directions, due to construction on NW Highway) March 2 – 28, 2011. www.dallasfiberartists.org
  • Dallas Quilt Celebration, Quilter’s Guild of Dallas, Market Center, March 11 through March 13, 2011, www.quiltersguildofdallas.org
  • Dallas Museum of Art, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, November 13, 2011–February 12, 2012. http://www.dm-art.org/View/Gaultier/index.htm
  • Fashion on Main located at 1901 Main Street, http://www.tfc.unt.edu/fashion-on-main/ . This is the “current exhibition facility of the Texas Fashion Collection and is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of fashion history and current cultural topics”. 940-565-2732 or 214-752-8151. Blog: http://untfasdes.blogspot.com/
  • America by Design: The 1950’s through March 25, 2011

Denton

  • Center for the Visual Arts, 400 East Hickory
  • Materials: Hard & Soft, 24th Annual Exhibit February 5 – April 3, 2011

Houston

  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, www.crafthouston.org 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Michael Peterson: Evolution/Revolution, Michele Holzapfel, January 21 – May 15, 2011
  • International Quilt Festival at the George Brown Convention Center November 3 – 6, 2011, which includes many special exhibits and a bus tour to the new Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, TX.

La Grange

  • Texas Quilt Museum opening fall 2011: West 140 Colorado, 979-249-4271 Celebrating Texas quilt art www.texasquiltmuseum.org

Round Top

  • TX Copper Shade Tree Gallery, 206 East Mill Street, www.coppershadetree.com, The Art in Fiber 2011: 22 artists February 4 – March 13, 2011

San Antonio

  • TX Radius Gallery, 106 Auditorium Circle, #125, 210-271-2805, www.radiuscenter.org
  • Twelve Voices from One: Graduates of the 2009 Art Cloth Mastery Program and instructor Jane Dunnewold. March 28 – June 5, 2011. Catalog available from www.blurb.com

VERMONT
Essex Junction

  • Vermont Quilt Festival 35th Anniversary: June 24-26, 2011 at the Champlain Valley Expo Center, 105 Pearl Street. www.vqf.org

VIRGINIA

  • Alexandria: Torpedo Factory has several fiber galleries: http://www.torpedofactory.org/media/fiber.htm
  • Hampton: Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXII February 24 -27, 2011 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. www.quiltfest.com
  • Herndon: Sacred Threads www.sacredthreadsquilts.com June 22 – July 4, 2011 at The Church of the Epiphany, 3301 Hidden Meadow Drive
  • Lortan: Lortan Workhouse Art Center http://www.workhousearts.org/ a large art center which is located at an old prison and features the studios of many fiber artists. There are many art studios for other media.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Textile Museum
www.textilemuseum.org

  • Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats. October 16, 2010 – March 13, 2011.This premier exhibit will feature selections from the Central Asian Ikats given to The Textile Museum by collector Murad Megalli in 2005.The collection will include clothing and home furnishings. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrucLqKwTy4&feature=player_embedded video of installing the exhibit at The Textile Museum.
  • Green: a Color and a Cause. April – September, 2011. This will explore the historical uses of the color green, the new techniques of making green textiles and the relationships of artists and the environment.
  • Second Lives: the Age-Old Art of Recycling Textiles. February 4, 2011 to January 8, 2012
  • Weaving Abstractions: Kuba Textiles, the Weaving Art of Central Africa. October 2010 to February 19, 2012

See their online exhibits, including:

  • Common Threads: Unraveling the World of Textiles
  • Flowers of Silk and Gold: Four Centuries of Ottoman Embroidery

Recent Acquisitions  March 6, 2009 through January 3, 2010

  • Constructed Color: Amish Quilts, April 4 through September 6, 2009
  • Contemporary Japanese Fashions: the Mary Baskett Collection, October 17, 2009 through April 11, 2010

24th Annual Washington Craft Show at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, December 2 – 4, 2011, www.craftsamericashows.com

WASHINGTON

  • Seattle: Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture www.burkemuseum.org, Weaving Heritage Text Masterpieces, October 2010 to February 27, 2011\
  • La Conner:  La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, www.laconnerquilts.com
    • Crazy Quilts and Other Fancies, January 12 – March 27, 2011
    • Four Embroiderers, January 12 – March 27, 2011
    • Quilt Fest 2011, September 30 – October 1, & 2, 2011.

WISCONSIN

  • Cedarburg: Wisconsin Museum of Quilting and Fiber Arts, 50 W 5050 Portland, 262-546-0300
    • Wearable Art Embraces Mixed Media April 6 – July 3, 2011
    • Silk Painted Quilts July 7 – October 2, 2011
    • Vintage Quilts, October 6 – January 1, 2012

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Studio Art Quilt Associates http://www.saqa.com/ has many traveling exhibits this year. Check the website for locations and dates.
  • All Fiber Arts Gallery has many listings for shows: http://www.allfiberarts.com/cs/galleriesus.htm
  • Check also: www.fiberarts.com Current and Coming for additional listings.