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Honoring textile traditions, promoting excellence and innovation, and inspiring widespread participation in fiber art

Textile Center is open by appointment! Book your appointment here.

Adult Classes

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 22, at 6 pm

Information Session via Zoom – 2021 McKnight Fellowships for Fiber Artists. RSVP here!


Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24

Garage Sale Occasional Shop. Get your ticket here!


Friday, November 13, at 5 pm (CST)

2021 McKnight Fellowships for Fiber Artists Application Deadline – Apply here!


We Who Believe in Freedom (Quilts by members of WCQN)

September 10 – November 1, 2020  • American Swedish Institute's Osher Gallery We Who Believe in Freedom was first presented in 2016 to honor the 55th anniversary of the Freedom Riders, and it represents works by members of WCQN that…

Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality

September 15 – December 24, 2020 • Textile Center's Joan Mondale Gallery Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality is a national juried exhibition showcasing 26 quilts that honor those whose lives were violently ended due to police negligence and…

I Wish I Knew How it Feels to be Free (Quilts by Dorothy Burge, Chicago, IL)

September 29 – December 24, 2020  • Textile Center's Community Gallery Statement from the artist: “I Wish I Knew How it Feels to be Free is a series of social justice art quilts that document and raise awareness on systemic criminal…

We Are the Story: The Protest Series (Quilts by Penny Mateer, Pittsburgh, PA)

October 15 – March 14, 2021 • Weisman Art Museum Statement by Penny Mateer: “The Protest Series grew out of my love of protest music released in the 1960s and 70s – music that inspired people to think,…

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