Third Fiber Arts Biennale: Keeping Warm
Wisconsin artists have entered their handcrafted fiber artworks and the museum has selected, through a jury, the fiber arts media portraying the unified theme “Wisconsin’s winters are cold, but we know how to keep warm.” The exhibit title, Keeping Warm, is a playful look at the way we deal with the winter months - in practical and whimsical fashion.
March 15 - June 17, 2018
This special exhibition celebrates the life and art of Prince through vibrant and exciting fiber art. "These quilts are pulsating, vibrating, and alive with Prince's music," says Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, one of the nation's experts in African American quilting and juror for this exhibit.
Photo credit: "In Honor of Prince" by Betsy Shannon…
June 21-September 23, 2018
This traveling international exhibit features highlights from the acclaimed 2015 international quilt competition. This biennial exhibition is the largest international quilting contest in Japan and one of the most prestigious in the world. It is sponsored by the JHIA, a group promoting handcrafted arts in Japan for over 40 years. Winning quilts from their traveling e…
September 27, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Living in the digital age means living in a time where we are increasingly able to do what was previously considered unimaginable. This era has touched every aspect of life and fiber art has been no exception. To artists designing their work via software to the benefits of digitally printing textiles this exhibit explores various fiber art pieces that only exist due…