Category Archives: Lace & The Arts

Music: Olé, Mulher Rendeira – Brazil

What better way to recognize the bobbin lacemakers of Northeastern Brazil than to sing the famous song “Olé, Mulher Rendeira” at the Olympic closing ceremonies in Rio last night. Lace designs played on the floor in lights, and a lacemaker … Continue reading

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Exhibition: 30. Jahre Internationale Spitzensammlung, Nordhalben – June 4 to July 3, 2016

30. Jahre Internationale Spitzensammlung, Nordhalben (Kronach, Oberfranken, Bavaria) 20 Jahre Klöppelschulförderverein Nordhalben e.V Organizers: Klöppelschule Nordhalben Dates:  June 4 to July 3, 2016. Opening June 3rd. Time:  Tues-Fri 10:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00 Sat, Sun, holidays, 13:00 to 16:00 Place: … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: The Allure of Lace – May 13 to June 10, 2016

The Allure of Lace Curators: Sonja Wahl, Jessica Phinney, and lace expert Pat Hilts Place:  The Thousand Islands Art Center Clayton, New York Dates: May 13 to June 10, 2016 Opening reception, May 13th from 5-7 PM. Times:  Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM to … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Display by St. Albans Lacemakers, The Lace Guild – February 5 to April 30 2016

Display by St. Albans Lacemakers Dates:  February 5 to April 30, 2016 Place: The Lace Guild, The Hollies, 53 Audnam, Stourbridge, West Midlands D78 4AE, United Kingdom Hours: Monday-Thurs 10:00 to 15:00 by appointment only. Friday 10:00 to 15:00, groups over … Continue reading

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Breaking News! Possible closing of the Musée des Tissus de Lyon

Many people have noted the gradual disappearance of lace on view at major museums, or even vanishing lace collections themselves.  From the closure of the Salle van Overloop in Brussels up to the recent lace deaccessions at auction in New … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520-1620 – October 20, 2015 to January 10, 2016

Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520-1620 Sponsors: The Placido Arango Fund and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation Dates: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to Sunday, January 10, 2015 Location: Robert Lehman Wing, galleries 964-965, Lower Level Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Lace: Fabric of Enchantment – November 2, 2015 to January 2, 2016

Lace: Fabric of Enchantment Place:  Latimer Quilt and Textile Center 2105 Wilson Rover Loop, Tillamook, Oregon, USA 97141 Dates: November 2, 2015 to January 2, 2016 Times:  Tues-Sat, 10:00 to 16:00 There will be a free open house on November … Continue reading

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