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CAA Annual Conference

Posted on February 11, 2015
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CAA returns to New York in 2015 for its 103rd Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Hilton New York from Wednesday, February 11 to Saturday, February 14. As the world’s best-attended international art conference, CAA’s meeting will facilitate networking opportunities and enable you to exchange ideas and information with colleagues from across […]

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Past President’s Letter: Last Year’s Santa Fe International Folk Art Market—Join us this year!

Posted on February 1, 2015
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For all the years that I have travelled annually to Santa Fe, in the past it was generally to see the Ethnographic textile shows that take place in August. These have always been a great chance to see what is around in the art world, and to catch up with scholars, collectors and dealers in […]

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Letter from the President

Posted on December 15, 2014
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Dear Members and Friends, As we move through the fall season, I recall the energy present at our recent Symposium and the strong sense of fellowship and community. This opportunity to share knowledge and the creative process brings a renewed sense of purpose to our mission; to continue to advance the field of textile studies, […]

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Upcoming Conferences & Symposia

Posted on December 10, 2014

 New York Material in Motion, 10th biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC), New York, NY. Nov. 16-20, 2015 The tenth biennial NATCC will be held in New York City and will focus on the theme of “Material in Motion.” Topics include, but are not limited to, technical analyses and descriptions, scientific and historical research, […]

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Member Workshops and Lectures

Posted on December 10, 2014

California Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 11, 2014 “Storytelling Through Thread”: The Los Angeles-based artist Karen Hampton uses the art of embroidery, coupled with found textiles, to recount her own complex family history and thus give voice to long- forgotten stories that tell about African-American experience. http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/events/storytelling-through-thread-karen-hampton Bowers Museum, Kershaw Auditorium, Santa […]

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