Kick off 2020 with a commitment to inspire and grow your creative practice with a Guest Teaching Artist Class!

These 1 – 5 day classes are just the ticket to introduce new ideas, build on old ones, and learn new fiber art skills in a supportive and rigorous learning environment!

Announcing our Guest Teaching Artist Workshops for 2020

Step up your textile game with our national and international Guest Teaching Artists — right here in Minnesota! These artist educators are highly regarded in the field of textiles and fiber for their artistic achievements and excellence as educators. Textile Center welcomes all creatives and wannabees to try something new or push the boundaries of what you already know by participating in an immersive experience with an expert in the field.

Click on any workshop title below for information and registration for that workshop. New additions to this incredible roster will be posted frequently, and first announced through our weekly Textile Tuesday E-newsletter. Sign up at the bottom of the homepage of our website or call us at 612-436-0464 with questions.

Save the Dates for these Guest Teaching Artists, Coming in 2020:

Karen Morris
March 14, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
1 Day   Millinery Feather Flowers

March 21 and 22, 9:30 am – 4 pm on Saturday,
and 9:30 am – 1 pm on Sunday
2 Days   Ascot Hat w/Crinoline Swirl Trim!
(get ready for spring!)

Eun-Kyung Suh
March 13-15, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
3 Days   Bojagi and the Sculptural Vessel

Akemi Cohn
April 25 – 28, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
4 Days   Katazome and Indigo

Jane Dunnewold
May 4 – 8, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
5 Days   Personal Archetypes as Artistic Inspiration

Susan Stover
June 1 – 5, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
5 Days   Intro to Encaustics for Textile Artists

Susan Moss
June 12 – 14, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
3 Days   The Sketchbook Habit

Mary Ruth Smith
July 27 – 31, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
5 days   Stitched Surfaces

Pat Pauly
September 27 – September 30, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, daily
4 days   Surface Design- Glorious Prints!

Please check back after January 15, 2020 for registration information for June – October classes.

For our out of town guests, we have lodging and accommodations available right down the street, and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport just a 15-20 minute drive away, or at the Prospect Park light rail stop (no car necessary)!
Our official hotel sponsor, the new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton is just one block from Textile Center at 2812 University Ave SE, and offers a preferred nightly rate of 10% off the room rate for Textile Center patrons (any room). This rate includes wifi, free hot breakfast, nightly parking, fitness center, and shuttle to and from Textile Center. To receive this rate, please call the hotel’s front desk directly at 612-259-8797, and ask for the Textile Center rate(Instructions from hotel: when calling, don’t press 1 for reservations. Allow your call to be transferred to front desk. Let the attendant know you are calling for the Textile Center rate.)