Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Late Spring Exhibits at San Jose Museum of Quilts

On May 12, a set of special activities will interest quilters and weavers.

From the website for the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles:

"May 12, Saturday from 10am – 4pm
Join us for ArtHouse!

A FREE art and art-making block party on South First Street in downtown San Jose between Williams and Reed Streets that includes art shows, guided gallery tours, artist talks, hands-on art activities, original artworks for sale, improv comedy and more! Presented by High Fire ClaySpace and Gallery, MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, The Stage and Notre Dame High School Improv Comedy Players. Free Parking at Notre Dame High School at 596 South Second Street and the City parking lot underneath Hwy 280 one block south of the ICA. Activities at the Museum:
  • Guided Gallery Tours of Mark Adams
  • Weaving Demonstrations by master weaver Tricia Goldberg (10am - 12pm)
  • Weaving Workshop for adults and children by Fabmo (2pm to 4pm)"

The pictorial tapestries of Mark Adams will be featured from May 15 – July 29, 2012. There will be special activities from June 21 to 24.

For more information about either the ArtHouse event, or the Mark Adams exhibit and events, see the museum's website at www.sjquiltmuseum.org/exhibitions_upcoming.html.

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