February 28, 2013 – August 2, 2013
The Avenir Museum presents its new exhibit, “Weaving Lives: Transforming Textile Traditions in the Peruvian Highlands,” exploring the vital traditions and transformations of weaving, spinning and dyeing in the Peruvian Highland villages. This free showcase is located within the University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Ft. Collins, CO. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 2.
Loveland Herald Reviews Weaving Lives Exhibit at the Avenir
“Vibrant colors and intricate patterns abound at Colorado State University’s Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising exhibit, “Weaving Lives: Transforming Textile Traditions in the Peruvian Highlands.”
November 12, 2013 – November 15, 2013
Tinkuy: Gathering of Weavers in Cusco, Peru, November 12-15, 2013
The first Tinkuy de Tejedores in 2010.
The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco is convening the second international “Gathering of Weavers 2013” (Tinkuy de Tejedores 2013) being held in the city of Cusco, Peru from November 12-15, 2013. This conference is open to all weavers, textile art lovers, and the general public—it is a uniting and reuniting of all, a sharing of experiences and knowledge.
The second Gathering of Weavers highlights keynote presentations by prominent figures, many hands-on workshops, presentations and demonstrations of traditional spinning and weaving, cultural activities, exhibitions, and opportunities to meet people from many villages and continents. Post-workshops and tours are also offered.
The headquarters of this second Gathering of Weavers will take place at the Convention Center of the Municipality of Cusco, Peru.
Weavers from many villages at Tinkuy de Tejedores 2010
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Young spinner at Tinkuy 2010 gathers a following.
Sallac Weavers showing their group project at Tinkuy de Tejedores 2010
Weavers from Acha Alta at Tinkuy de Tejedores 2010