Wednesday, July 7, 2010

I thought I'd pass this on to all the Fiber Art Fans on the Northshore

The Uncommon Thread: A Conversation with Artist/Fabric Maker Randall Darwall (Saturday, July 10, 11 am)
Studio clothmaker and designer Randall Darwall has been creating dye-patterned silks by hand for more than thirty years. Don't miss this discussion with the New England-based weaver, recently featured in the mini-series Craft in America. Join us for a coffee reception before the talk at 10:30 am.!/event.php?eid=133268726692568&ref=nf

Land Without End and Other Works by Theo Leffmann (Friday, July 9–Sunday, August 29)
The fiber art of Chicagoan Theo Leffmann (1911-1996) evokes the ancient and the exotic, echoing pre-Columbian and non-Western processes and forms with a distinct personal vision. Explore her colorful, richly-textured and playful sculptural objects, weavings and wall hangings at the Block this summer. Free guided tours take place Sundays at 1 pm.!/event.php?eid=129762790390151&ref=ts
Both events are at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 847.491.4000

Admission is free. Free parking is available on weekends and after 4 pm on weekdays

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