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Displaced : Jiseon Lee Isbara Exhibition

Event September 6, 2018

September 6, 5:30-7pmThis is the Opening Night for both Susie Taylor and Jieson Lee Isbara.Susie Taylor Artist Remarsk at 6:30pmIn partnership with the ACC Salon Series, On the Road, Jiseon Lee Isbara more...

Susie Taylor Guest Teaching Artist September 7-9 9am--4pm

Event September 7, 2018

Susie Taylor will translate images and develop ideas using the loom as a tool for invetigating hand-manipulated experiments in color and texture. Her class is titles Weaving as Painting.August 30 – O more...

Susan Moss Guest Teaching Artist August 17-19 9am-4pm

Event August 17, 2018

Susan Moss is teaching a way to develop a more focused studio practice using the sketchbook as a tool to see, respond,and record experience. Her class is called The Sketchbook Habit.The Sketchbook Hab more...

Poetic Geometry; Susie Taylor September 4- October 27, 2018

Event September 4, 2018

Weaving as Painting September 7 – 9, 9am – 4pm In conjunction with Poetic Geometry Studio Gallery September 4 – October 20, 2018

Kenneth King Guest Teaching Artist November 2-4 9am-5pm and November 2, 6-7:30 pm

Event November 2, 2018

Kenneth is back. Learn to draft our body double in this 3-day Moulage Intensive and create a personalized bodice and sleeve master to use for design and custom altterations.. Friday - Sunday, November more...

Holiday Gallery Shop Opens November 1- December 24, 2018

Event November 1, 2018

Textile Center Gift Shop will expand their shop into the Joan Mondale Gallery from November 1 - December 24. There will be wonderful handmade fiber gifts by 100+ artists.Visit our beautiful Textile Ce more...

Art Speaks: Rug Money Thursday, October 4, 11am-12:30pm

Event October 4, 2018

Art Speaks: Rug Money. Founders of Cultural Cloth and Thrums Books publisher and authors discuss their books on culture and textiles, including the new release of Rug Money on Mayan women's art and in more...

Interlace : Art to Wear September 18 - November 6 (9am - 12pm)

Event September 18, 2018

Interlace is an 8-week class geared towar building new skills for 55+ age group. The Interlace program is generously supported by the Aroha Philanthropies Seeding Vitality Arts Initiative.

The Summer of Stitch, Stitch, Stitch opens June 4

Event June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4 - Saturday, August 18, 2018Artist Reception, Thursday June 7, 5:30-7:00 pmArtists Susan Moss and Susan Brandeis will be present. They will speak about their work to the audience, beginn more...

On Tour: Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince

Event June 8, 2018

The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Art, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, will host a Gallery Night on Friday, June 8, 2018, 5pm-7-m. The current exhibit Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribut more...

Textile Arts Tour of Guatemala

Event October 17, 2018

Join us on an 11-day tour. Co-presented by Multicolores-A Guatemalan nonprofit that supports women artisans. Travel the Highlands visiting artisans with a focus on textiles. Learn about he Maya cultur more...

Learn new fiber art skills with INTERLACE

Event April 4, 2018

At Textile Center, we strive to develop programs that serve our broad base of constituents, from artists who have built amazing careers in our field to those who are giving fiber art a try for the fir more...

Look under the calendar to see who is volunteering in the library

Posted September 19, 2017

Look under the calendar to see who is working Monday (5-7); T (5-7); Th (5-7) and Sat (noon to 4). If you see a name, then a real volunteer is working that night. If it says "No One" then the library more...

How to renew books from the on-line catalog

Posted September 19, 2017

To renew the items you have checked out, email (nmambi@textilecentermn.org).You can only renew books once on-line. If you need more time, email (nmambi@textilecentermn.org).

Announcing Karl Reichert: Textile Center's New Executive Director

Posted October 28, 2014

We are pleased to announce great news for the future of Textile Center. After an extensive examination of what qualities the organizations needs for its next Executive Director, and a national s more...

Art Speaks Textile Center Librar Series: October 2014: Amazing Rugs

Posted October 28, 2014

Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands by Fredrich Sphler contains research of carbon dated carpet pieces from the 2nd-4th centuries CE. He describes these rare art pieces in detail, rela more...

Art Speaks Textile Center Library Series: September, 2014 Buttons: Tiny marvels worth collecting

Posted September 26, 2014

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Art Speaks Textile Center Library Series: August, 2014: The Intrigue of Color

Posted September 5, 2014

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Art Speaks Textile Center Library Series: July, 2014: Art vs. Craft

Posted July 15, 2014

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Art Speaks Textile Center Library Series: May, 2014 : Fiber & Orphans

Posted June 19, 2014

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Art Speaks Textile Center Library Series: June, 2014 : Sustainable Thoughts

Posted June 19, 2014

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Textile Center has a State of the Art Dye Lab that you can rent

Posted January 30, 2014

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How Do You Reserve a Book?

Posted December 30, 2013

Follow these directions in order to reserve a book. [1] Search for books you are interested in. [2] Click once on the blue letters of the title that you want to reserve. [3] To the right of the title more...

Tips for searching Textile Center On-line catalog

Posted December 30, 2013

You do not have to log in to search for materials. Everyone can look at Textile Center Catalog on-line. At the top of the Online catalog page, you will find the SEARCH field on the left sidebar. You c more...

Library Trek New APP for your I-Phone or I-Pad or I-Pod Touch

Event May 31, 2013

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Visit Textile Center website at www.textilecentermn.org

Posted July 16, 2013

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