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August 1, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Brown Bag Thursday

19th Century Basket Quilts

Join the NEQM Collections Manager, Laura Lane, for an in-depth look at our Genre Gallery exhibition, 19th Century Basket Quilts, on loan from the American Quilt Study Group (AQSG). Members of the AQSG were challenged to study a basket quilt from the 19th century and create a new quilt of their own that was inspired by the original. The new quilt could be a reproduction or simply reflect the original in a way that spoke to the maker. Among the inspiration quilts are three from the NEQM permanent collection, which will be on view in the Museum’s Donahue Gallery.

Mini-Basket, ca. 1885
Gift of The Binney Family, 1991.34

 
 

August 7 – September 8, 2019

THE BEST OF THE REGION’S QUILT GUILDS

Summer Celebration of New England Quilts

The New England Quilt Museum, together with the Lowell National Historical Park, Whistler House Museum of Art, Brush Art Gallery, and Arts League of Lowell, present the biennial festival, Summer Celebration of New England Quilts.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 AT 12:30 PM

Brown Bag Thursday

Digital Fiber Art

New England artist, Wen Redmond explores her medium, fiber, focusing on experimentation and expanding its presentation. Her unique artistic work merges digital processes, photography, collage, media mix and surface design. She has been published widely in books and magazines, featured on Quilting Arts Television and has two available DVD workshops with Interweave Publishing. Wen’s book with CT Publishing, ‘Digital Fiber: Create Your own Mixed Media Masterpieces’ explores printing on fabric, paper and mixed media surfaces. Her work has been included in many juried exhibits and collections, including Marvin Fletcher’s, Quilt National collection. Wen will discuss her book and present samples of the wide variety of substrates you can print on. All sewable!