Tuesday, February 18, 2014

MOA Weaving Pro-D Workshop, Friday, February 21, 2014

This teachers’ professional development day will focus on First Nations textiles, including Salish weaving and Northwest Coast Button Blankets.

The morning begins with a presentation by Musqueam weaver Debra Sparrow, who will speak to the revival of weaving at Musqueam, traditional techniques and contemporary applications. Participants will be introduced to MOA’s Northwest Coast textile teaching collection, exploring designs, materials and techniques.

The program includes presentations and discussion on cultural uses, protocols, applications and innovations. Research tools and resources, both online and in the Museum, will also be discussed. Participants will take away suggested activities and recommended online resources. The day will conclude with a behind the scenes look at the collection.

Cost: $30 including lunch.
If you require any further information, please contact: programs@moa.ubc.ca or 604-822-5978

Workshop takes place from 9 AM - 3:30 PM, Friday, February 21, 2014.

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