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  • 2020 McKnight Fellowships for Fiber Artists McKnight Foundation has expanded its McKnight Artist Fellowships program to include two $25,000 unrestricted fellowships to be awarded each year to midcareer fiber artists living and working in Minnesota. Fellowship dates are January 1 – December 31, 2020. Applications are open though November 8, 2019 Fiber Arts Fellows will participate in an exhibition at Textile Center, studio visits, critiques, and public discussions with nationally renowned crit…
  • Teach a summer camp at Textile Center, a national center for fiber art located in the Twin Cities!   We are currently planning for the summer of 2020 and looking for experienced teaching artists for our Summer Camps. Our camps are for youth, ages 6 - 16. All of our camps are half-days, running from either 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm, Monday – Friday. We try to ensure our camps cover a broad range of techniques in the field of fiber art. Proposals are due November 1, 2019. Instructors will…
  • Image: Holiday Gallery Shop 2018 Each November and December, Textile Center more than triples the Shop’s regular footprint, expanding to fill the galleries with exquisite fiber art, just in time for gift giving. Are you a new artist to Textile Center Shop that is  interested in selling your work in our expanded Holiday Gallery Shop this November and December? Apply using the form below! If you currently sell work in the Textile Center Shop – do not apply.  Simply email Nancy Gross at…
  • Let’s go bananas for bandanas! Join us for this free event at Textile Center, open to all ages and experience levels. Ripen your dyeing skills by learning different Shibori resist techniques to indigo dye your own bandana. Enjoy bananas and refreshments! Available while supplies last. This event is supported by the Prospect Park Co-op Legacy Fund.
  • 2019/2020 Textile Fiber Artist Project Grant Program The 2019-2020 application process is now open through 11:59 pm, May 10, 2019. Textile Center partners with Jerome Foundation in selecting emerging fiber artists based in Minnesota for individually designed project grants that inform and advance artistic development in the creation of new work. Together, Jerome Foundation and Textile Center support and celebrate the creative spirit of fiber artists and welcome applications from artists repre…
  • Join us for a day of all things vintage at Textile Center's 3rd Vintage Camp!  Attend the Art Speaks: Vintage Camp Panel Presentation to hear from Hayley Matthews-Jones, founder of Minneapolis Vintage Market, and Jean McElvain, Associate Curator at Goldstein Museum of Design, about their thoughts and stories on vintage today.   Give vintage textiles and notions new life in our Upcycled Jewelry and Vintage Overdye classes.  Participate in our Retro Raffle and Silent Auction.  And, don’t …
  • Are you an artist, student, maker, DIYer, or simply just love a bargain? Join us for a celebration of thrift and fiber art! With shelves stacked high with fabric, yarn, patterns, tools, sewing machines, books, notions and more at garage sale prices, the possibilities of what you can create are truly endless!   Here’s how it works: Individuals and businesses donate fabric, yarn, thread, notions, kits, patterns, magazines, books, beads, buttons, sewing machines, tools, looms, specialty equip…
  • Two accomplished artists are featured at Textile Center this fall, with exhibitions contrasting divergent approaches to artistic practice. Similarly, both bring their ideas to fruition through the history, processes, and materials of textiles.   In Displaced, Portland-based Lee Isbara’s approach addresses the development of a visual vocabulary over time. With this, she communicates concept and emotion in mirroring her own life as a displaced person conversant in the language and culture of tw…
  • Two accomplished artists are featured at Textile Center this fall, with exhibitions contrasting divergent approaches to artistic practice. Similarly, both bring their ideas to fruition through the history, processes, and materials of textiles.   Portland-based Lee Isbara’s approach addresses the development of a visual vocabulary over time. With this, she communicates concept and emotion in mirroring her own life as a displaced person conversant in the language and culture of two countries, b…
  • Textile Center welcomes you to a pop-up celebration of fiber and thrift!  Our annual fall Garage Sale Pop Up takes place at Textile Center and is a shopping paradise for artists, crafters, church groups, guilds doing charity work, and bargain hunters.  Here's how it works:  Individuals and businesses donate fabric, yarn, thread, notions, kits, patterns, magazines, books, beads, buttons, and tools - an auditorium full of fiber finds!  These treasures are then resold at garage sale prices to …