Posts made in February, 2013

RMWG Libraries Closed Feb 21 Due to Snow!

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in News

The circulation and reference libraries were to be open this afternoon (Feb 21), but because of our beautiful snowy day, they won’t be open after all. Check the calendar for updates on further open days for the libraries.

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Programs & Workshops for 2013-2014

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in News

  • Summer Series Workshops (tentative)
  • Intro to Weaving
    Dye Workshop (Janice Ford Memorial)
    Stencils with Elda Kohls
    Paul Ramsey studio time
  • Sept 2013: Linda Lugenbill
  • Lecture:  “From Tree to Treasure…Handing down the Appalachian White Oak Basketry Traditions ”
    Workshop:   “Cathead Gathering Basket”  (1.5 days)
  • Oct 2013:  Elda Kohls
  • Memorial Lecture:   “My Journey with Fiber”
    Sat afternoon:   “Elda’s Trunk Show”. FREE
    Memorial Workshop: “Ikat on the Loom” (2 days)
  • Fall:  Focus on Wool (possible concurrent wool exhibit and gift shop space)
  • Nov 2013:  Lynda Teller Pete
  • Lecture:   “Five Generations of Navajo Weavers”
    Workshop:   Navajo rug weaving  (3 days)
  • Dec 2013: Potluck 
  • Jan 2014:  Stash Realignment Sale
  • Feb or March 2014:  Denver Art Museum Textile Curator
  • Lecture and behind the scenes tour at DAM
  • Feb or March 2014:  Pattern Making and Construction on Handwovens (Lecture and Workshops)
  • Spring:  Focus on Silk  (possible concurrent exhibit and gift shop space)
  • April 2014:  Jan Janas
  • Lecture:  Silk Painting
    Workshop:  Silk & Felting  (0.5 day) (Carol Garnand)
    Workshop:  Learning to Silk Paint (1 day) (Jan Janas)
    Workshop:  Surface Design (2 or 3 days)  (Jan Janas)
  • May 2014:  Laura Sims
  • Lecture and Workshop:   Marbling on Silks
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Taos Fiber Marketplace

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in News

We would like to invite you to join us for our second annual fiber festival in Taos, NM, Taos Fiber Marketplace! Over the weekend of April 19-21, 2013, The Taos Convention Center will be transformed into a fiber filled wonderland with a great variety of vendors, including Buffalo Gold, Weaving Southwest and Hocket’s Woodworks (visit our Facebook and website for a full list and updates). Scattered throughout the festival will be artists demonstrating the techniques they use to create their beautiful finished products, in addition to all the fiber supplies needed to create them! While at the festival you will be able to lay your eyes (and hands) on the finest wool yarns and silks, beautiful local fleeces, handwoven rugs, handcrafted apparel and much, much more! During your stay in Taos you can also visit many of the local attractions, Taos Pueblo, Taos Ski Valley and the Rio Grande River, to name a few. Come experience New Mexico and participate in a new fiber experience with a southwestern flair!

For more information on Taos Fiber Marketplace please follow the links below:

Website: www.taosfibermarketplace.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Taos-Fiber-Marketplace/244531685598333

To find many of the wonderful weaving studios that exist all through the state, visit www.nmfiberartisans.org

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Fiber Festival in Ridgeway, Colorado

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in News

The Sneffels Fiber Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday,
September 13th and 14th, 2013 in Ridgway, Colorado. There will be dozens
of vendors along with live animals and demonstrations. Admission is free.
The festival will be held at the 4-H Center on Highway 550 from 9:30am to
4pm both days. For more info go to Sneffels Fiber Festival on Facebook
or email questions@weehawkenarts.org or call 970-318-0150.

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RMWG Show at TACtile

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in News

Our talented, creative artists have contributed examples of their best work for the display at TACtile that opens February 1 and runs through April 19, 2013. Holly Wolfe has shared some pictures of the show–RMWG Show at TACtile
 
Don’t miss seeing the show!

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