Rooted in Felt
September 8 - September 22FREE
Believed to be one of the world’s oldest textiles, felt was first made over 2,500 ago by the nomadic peoples of Central Asia. It’s a multi-functional fabric used for making rugs, felt tents, accessories, painting and sculptures. The craft still thrives today as an integral part of the culture in this region, and is now becoming more and more popular around the world. Inspired by their traditional roots the artist create modern and relevant art work connecting the past and the future.
The artworks presented include contemporary and traditional rugs, wall panels, fashion design and other objects made with felt. This exhibit brings together artisans from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, and Russia.
September 10, 6-8 PM
with a Fashion Show at 7 PM