ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History   /  exhibitions


Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square
Salem, Massachusetts 01970

tel. 1-800-745-4054

Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday: noon - 5pm

Painted with Thread
the art of american embroidery

13 April 2001 to 30 September 2001

our Safari,
by Nannie Borden Phillips,
wool on canvas
  public programs in conjunction with the exhibition:
reservations are required as space is limited

Tuesday, July 31, noon:
Painted with Thread: The Art of American Embroidery Gallery Talk. Curator of Textiles and Costumes Paula Richter discusses her work putting together this unique exhibition which spans 380 years of American artistic expression through embroidery arts.

Thursday, July 12, 7.30 pm:
members $10, nonmembers $13
Artist Lou Cabeen uses her own embroidery art exhibited in "Painted with Thread to" illustrate ideas about how art from diverse eras and artists intersect.

Thursday, July 19, 7.30 pm:
members $10, nonmembers $13
Linda Behar, whose piece "Blanket: Wrapped in My Parents Love" is exhibited in the exhibition, talks about how her use of embroidery contributes to her artistic expression.

Thursday, July 26, 3 pm and august 30, 3 pm:
members $10, nonmembers $13
Paula Richter, Curator of Textiles and Costumes, discusses the Ropes family textiles and what they reveal about the age in which they were created.

Wednesday, September 26, 8 pm:
members $10, nonmembers $13
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, James Duncan Phillips Professor of History at Harvard University, discusses the topic of her newest book The Age of Homespun.


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