2014: The Textiles and Cultures of Oaxaca, Mexico

The Textiles and Cultures of Oaxaca, Mexico

November 6 – November 19, 2014

weaverThis is a unique opportunity to join a specially designed tour to Oaxaca focused on the
Zapotec and Huave weavers of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, sericulture in the Sierra Madre,
weaving and natural dyeing in the central valleys of Oaxaca and textiles of the Mixtec and
Trique peoples of the Upper Mixteca. Working in conjunction with Eric Mindling of Traditions
Mexico we have created a tour designed to appeal to a wide range of Textile Arts Council

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TAC Upcoming Events
Unless noted, all events will be presented with Zoom.

9/18/21 Lecture: ‘Very full of Work’: Patterns of Printed Textile Scholarship with Laura Johnson

9/25/21 Workshop: Eco Printing with Lyra Bobo, Sebastopol, CA

10/16/21 Lecture: Beyond the warp and the weft: Ikat textiles of Savu Island, East Indonesia with Geneviève Duggan

10/30/21 Curated Gallery Tours: More Impact: Climate Change and Layered and Stitched with Alex Friedman and Nancy Bavor

11/6/21 Lecture: From Mississippi to Paris – to San Francisco: The Making of “Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love” with Laura Camerlengo

11/13/21 Annual Textile Bazaar

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