Events/Meetings

Meeting and Workshop Program for 2023/2024

  • September 18th – (In person meeting) Welcome meeting – Bring your 2 favorite textiles and share why you love them. A chance to meet other members.
  • October 16th – (Hybrid meeting) Christine Miller – Weaving with wire magic. http://christinekmiller.com
  • November 20th – (Hybrid meeting) Heather Winslow – Theo Moorman technique
  • December 18th – (In person meeting) Holiday party- social, possible thrums and scraps craft
  • January 9 (Tuesday at 7:00) – (ZOOM ONLY) Joint meeting with WWW – Char Norman – Fiber Art Sculptor – http://www.charnorman.com
  • February 19th – (ZOOM ONLY) Maeve Hogan – Fantastic Fiber Art from the 60’s – UW Madison – School of Human Ecology
  • March 18th – (Hybrid meeting) Sheila Held – Contemporary tapestries. http://sheilaheldtapestries.com
  • April 15th – (in person meeting) Pat Bollen – Friendship Bags
  • April 18th-20th Workshop with Heather Winslow – Theo Moorman technique
  • May 27th- (Hybrid meeting) Ask the Experts – Bring your questions to be answered by a panel of experts of our guild.

Events for 2023/2024

  • October 13, 2023 – March 3, 2024 – Heart, Head, and Hand: Making and Remaking Bereo College Student Croft – Center for Design & Material Culture – 1300 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706
  • October 28 & 29, 2023 | 10am – 4pm — Fine Art and Craft Sale, sponsored by the Madison Weavers Guild at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison.  Forty artists will present their finely crafted items for sale in 2 large rooms.  Free admission and parking.  Save the dates, February 10 and 11, 2024 for our Spring event.  Looking for more information and an application?  Go to https://www.fineartandcraftsale.com/home
  • November 24, 2023 – February 4, 2024 – Women and Water Exhibit – Mary Burns at Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts & Letters James Watrous Gallery at the Overture Center.
  • Sunday, December 3, 10:30-11:30am – “Mary Burns: Women and Water” Behind-the-Scenes Tour, James Watrous Gallery, 201 State St., Madison, WI 53703. Join Mary Burns at the James Watrous Gallery for a private, behind-the-scenes tour with the Madison Weavers Guild of her exhibition “Women and Water”. An award-winning fiber artist and master weaver, Burns’ jacquard portraits feature women who work with, advocate for, and protect water across the globe. Featured are scientists, water-walkers, teachers, farmers and healer, all of whom hold deep connections with water. Register here: https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/civicrm/event/register?id=434&reset=1
  • February 7 – May 19, 2024 – Renaissance Textiles, title TBD – 1300 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706

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Meeting Program for 2022/23

  • September 19, 2022 – (in person) Show and Tell Social 
  • October 17, 2022 – (Zoom hybrid) Carol James – Sprang weaving—— – https://www.spranglady.com
  • November 21, 2022 – (in person or possibly hybrid) Emily Nie – Band weaving on loom
  • December 19, 2022 – (in person) Holiday Party
  • January 16, 2023 – (Zoom hybrid) Connie Lippert – Tapestry Wedge Weaving – https://www.connielippertart.com
  • February 6, 2023 – SPECIAL MEETING 7pm– (Zoom – 2hr) Katherin Weber – “Designing at the Loom with Multiple Warp Chains”– https://www.blazingshuttles.com
  • March 20, 2023 – (Zoom hybrid) Mary Burns – Women and Water a Global Exhibit – https://manitowishriverstudio.com
  • April 17, 2023 – (Zoom hybrid) Lily Hope Ravenstail/Chilkat weaving – https://www.lilyhope.com
  • May 15, 2023 – (in person) Book review/Friendship bag
  • May 16: Pot Holder Picnic with Pat Bullen
  • July 9-10: ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE

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Questions or comments? Please contact us here:
madisonweaversguild@gmail.com