There are several exciting tapestry events going on right now on the East Coast, and Archie is involved in a number of them.
“The Art is the Cloth” exhibition is currently at its second venue in Pennsylvania and will move to Deerfield, Massachusetts after the new year.
Carol Russell is curating a an exhibition of contemporary tapestries from all over the world that will open at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, New Jersey, on January 11. This exhibit will be on display until May 10, 2015.
Some of the special events that will take place during this exhibition are
Sunday, January 11, 2pm – 4pm: Opening reception and artists’ talks
Sunday, February 22, 2pm: Carol Russell will give a guided tour of the exhibition
Sunday, March 22, 9am – 4.30pm: Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei will give lectures and demonstration with a reception to follow.
The big tapestry exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that features the works of Pietr Coecke van Aelst will be closing on January 11, 2015. There will be a symposium on this exhibit on January 10 and 11. What a terrific opportunity to view stunning historic tapestries from the Flemish tradition of the 16th century, followed by a superb line up of exciting contemporary tapestry in New Jersey!