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Water on Exhibit August 15 - November 17, 2019

Water (August 15 through November 17, 2019) at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts brings together an exceptional group of contemporary artists whose work is inspired by the expressive possibilities of water. This exhibition, located in a region rich with fresh water, aims to bring attention to this valuable, yet vulnerable, resource through the lens of fiber- and video-based works, sculpture, and installation.

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Greta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined on Exhibit May 2–August 11, 2019

Mikkelsen became fascinated by tobacco silks when she saw them fashioned into a lustrous vintage pillow top. Captivated by the dichotomy between the preciousness of the silk inserts and the insidiousness of the marketing and manufacturing of the tobacco products they represented, she began integrating the silks into handcrafted quilts that preserve the medium’s delicacy and timeworn qualities while reimagining their context.

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