“Woven Woods: A Journey through the Forest Floor” Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 2 – November 4, 2018

May 28, 2018

Lorraine Roy –  Ubuntu – Seeds 47″

Woven Woods: A Journey through the Forest Floor
will be at Beaty Biodiversity Museum  in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 2 – November 4, 2018

Woven Woods is a collection of twelve circular quilted wall hangings, each portraying a different aspect of the science of tree root communication. The research for this project was inspired by the work of Dr. Suzanne Simard of UBC. Dr. Simard is a leader in the field of forest biology who generously gave of her time and knowledge.

You can see photos of the exhibit at: Woven Woods: A Journey through the Forest Floor

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“Beyond the Valley” Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, Virginia, May 22 – September 8, 2018

May 20, 2018

Beyond the Valley” will be at Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg, Virginia, from May 22 – September 8, 2018.

 

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Photo is the Museum’s.

Beyond the Valley (based on the Valley Botanical) curated by Doreen Johnson and Dawn Ronningen

Quilts for this exhibit have been submitted from members of the online Shenandoah Valley Botanical Album Sew Along and reflect the celebration and preservation of an American iconic Folk Art quilt that depicted botanicals of the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia just prior to the Civil War.  In 1858, Esther Blair Matthews created a beautiful Botanical Album quilt that voiced her declaration and devotion to her family and her country.              

Quilts of Sherry Rogers-Harrison

May 13, 2018
Some of these quilts created by Sherry Rogers-Harrison are no bigger than a potholder. Check the intricate detail in this Smilebox presentation.  They look like they are painted.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

 


Virtual Tour of Ken Burns’ Quilts

May 5, 2018
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has collected quilts since the early 1970s. In this 360 video from Nebraska Stories, take a virtual tour of his unique collection of quilts at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. This is from TheQuiltShow.