Celebration and Reception for Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame

Thursday, October 6 - 5:00 PM

We are pleased to welcome you to the celebration and reception of

Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame at Nickle Galleries

October 6, 2022

Reception 5:00 – 8:00 pm (Remarks 6:00 pm)

Curators’ Tour 4:30 – 5:30pm

Prairie Interlace examines the explosion of innovative textile-based art on the Canadian Prairies during the second half of the twentieth century. Although largely overlooked in histories of prairie art and craft, this was a period of intense energy and creativity. The exhibition features 60 works by 48 artists including settlers, immigrants, and Indigenous artists as well as influential visitors. Working across the Prairies, they challenged traditional approaches to weaving and embraced new techniques, materials, forms, and scale.

Everyone welcome.

Prairie Interlace is a collaboration between Nickle Galleries and the MacKenzie Art Gallery of Regina and is curated by Michele Hardy, PhD (Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary), Timothy Long (Head Curator, MacKenzie Art Gallery) and Julia Krueger, PhD (Independent Curator and Scholar).  The curators will be in attendance.

Further details are available at prairieinterlace.ca

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada

Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au gouvernement du Canada.

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