Thursday, September 8, 2016

Upcoming Exhibits to see

Bonnie Peterson
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland, WI (near Bayfield), 
from September  1 - November 7

Connections: Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists
September 1, - October 31, 2016
UW Arboretum Visitors Center,
Steinhauer Trust Art Gallery
1207 Seminole Highway Madison, WI 53711-3726
https://arboretum.wisc.edu/visit/getting-here/

"Close Reading: Sewn Works by Katherine Kuehn" is a free exhibit at the Chazen Art Museum from now until October 16th. This is the way it's described: "Printer Katherine Kuehn explores words with fabric as matrix and thread as ink in this selection of recent work. She is will discuss her work on September 22 at 5:30 with a reception afterwards."


"Stitching History from the Holocaust" is another free exhibit taking place from September 11-November 13
at the Ruth Davis Design Gallery at the School for Human Ecology (formerly, Home Ec) at 1300 Linden Drive in Madison. Check the hours, as the hours for this building vary quite a bit.
Here's the description: "Dresses and Accessories made from original sketches by HedyStrnad who perished in the Holocaust will be on view. Exhibit created by and on loan from the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. Panel discussion 'The Story Behind the Exhibition' will take place on September 11 at 1:00 with a reception afterwards."


"Quilt Nihon http://wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/current-exhibits/quilt-nihon": A display of 32 award-winning quilts from the 12tth Quilt Nihon Exhibition in Japan, the largest international quilting contest in Japan is on exhibit August 18 through November 13, 2016 at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts in Cedarburg, WI. There is an admission charge of about $8, and there is said to be considerable road construction which most GPS and Google Maps info gets wrong: apparently, MapQuest provides reliable info around the road construction

Beading Culture: Raised Beadwork and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
September 16 - November 6 James Watrous Gallery in Overture Center for the Arts, Madison,WI

Beading Culture showcases the work of Wisconsin Oneida artists dedicated to the survival of one of their most important artistic traditions: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) raised beadwork. Created in partnership with the Oneida Nation Arts Program, the exhibition tells a complex, layered story of cultural resilience and the role of art in defining community.

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