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30th Annual Celebration of Textiles coming soon
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Apr '08
Join us for The Textile Museum's 30th Annual Celebration of Textiles on Saturday, June 7, 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday, June 8, 1 - 5 pm.

Established in 1978, this free festival for all ages invites visitors to explore the textile arts and cultures of the world through hands-on activities and artist demonstrations in the Museum's gardens, historic buildings and current exhibitions.

See below for highlights of the weekend event:
- Artist Demonstrations & Hands-on Activities
- Sheep Shearing & Musical Performances
- Exhibitions on View
- Visitor Information
- History of the Festival

Artist Demonstrations & Hands-on Activities:
- Try your hand at spinning wool into yarn
- Make a blue-dyed textile, inspired by the exhibition BLUE
- Watch artists from Springwater Fiber Workshop use natural indigo dye
- See a special display of textile art by local students
- Talk with quilters from the Annapolis Quilter's Guild and other fiber artists

Sheep Shearing & Musical Performances:
- Watch sheep shearing in the Museum's garden (Saturday only, weather permitting)
- See local students honored during the museum-school partnership ceremony (Saturday only)
- Enjoy bluegrass performed by Blue Daze (Saturday only)
- Listen to traditional Andean music and dance presented by RAYMI (Sunday only).

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