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Exhibition - Weaving Magic: the Artistry of the Loom

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 10:00am

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, TX 77802

This exclusive exhibit, designed by Dr. Rebecca Ingram, Museum Curator, in collaboration with the Brazos Spinners and Weavers Guild and Intersections Textile Learning Center and Gallery, explores the international world of spinning and weaving.

This display highlights the tools and techniques that have been used for thousands of years to transform wool, flax, cotton, and silk into woven fabrics. Alongside raw fibers, antique spindles, and mid-century home looms, the exhibit features an interactive vertical loom on which visitors can try their hand at Navajo-style weaving. From the natural fiber to the completed fabric, come discover how these ancient crafts were expressed worldwide, and how they continue to be practiced today.

Admission:

Adults: $5.00
Children (4-17), Senior Citizens, Friends, University Students: $4.00
Children 3 and under: Free with paying adult
Groups of 10 or more: $3.50 per person

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