News and Upcoming Events

Junkmail Journal Workshop, April 26 & 27, 2019 with Deborah Giles 

Register for Junkmail Journal Workshop now.

Kate Atherley Knitting Workshop, May 24-28, 2019 

Registration now open

Upcoming Meetings 

May 5, 2019  Board meeting

Member Guild Events 

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

Read about ACUA 2018-19 workshops.   

Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild

Read about BGQPG 2018-19 activities.

Edmonton & District Quilters Guild

Read about 2018-19 EDQG speakers and workshops

Edmonton Modern Quilt Guild

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the ORANGE HUB, (formerly known as the west end MacEwan campus) 10045 – 156 St, Edmonton. Doors open at 6:00, meeting starts at 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  We would love your company – the first meeting is free!  www.emqg.ca

Edmonton Needlecraft Guild

www.edmontonneedlecraftguild.com  or on Facebook

2019 Fibre Pot-Pourri in Red Deer AB, May 31 – June 2

Call for entry Armchair Traveller: Stitching the World. Exhibition runs June 24 – August 28, 2019 at Enterprise Square, Edmonton AB

Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild

ERHG Annual Spring Tea – Thursday May 2, 2019, 11am – 3pm
Pleasantview Community Hall, 10860 – 57 Avenue Edmonton
$5 admission, light lunch, door prizes, silent auction, demo table, starter kits

ERHG is hosting a bi-monthly drop in group at Windsor Park Community League, 11840-87 Ave, on the second and fourth Thursday evening, open to the public, beginners welcome. Kits available for purchase at a nominal fee.  Read about ERHG evening drop-in sessions for beginners through June 27, 2019. 

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild

Read about 2018-19 EWG classes and workshops.  

Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild

Various locations in the Yellowhead region west of Edmonton. Contact Focus on Fibre Art Assn for more information.

Fibre Art Exhibitions

HOME ECONOMICS: 150 YEARS OF CANADIAN HOOKED RUGS

February 7 to April 23, 2019    Free Admission
Borealis Gallery   9820 – 107 St NW, Edmonton AB

CHRISTIAN DIOR
February 3 – June 2, 2019
Glenbow Museum   130 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary AB

ELEMENTAL PRAIRIE: EARTH WIND WATER AND SKY
April 15 – May 1, 2019
Mixed Media Textiles by Judy Weiss
Graduation Solo Exhibition
UofA Extension Gallery, Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB

ART IN UBIQUITY – Weaving exhibition by Edmonton Weavers’ Guild, celebrating 65 years
April 27 – June 8, 2019    Free Admission
 Alberta Craft Council, 10186 – 106 St, Edmonton AB
Opening reception: Saturday, April 27  Demo 11-3pm  Reception 2-4pm
 
Artisan Sales Opportunities  
  • The Royal Alberta Museum is looking for Alberta-based artisans and designers who are interested in having their products showcased at the Royal Alberta Museum’s gift shop in their new home in downtown Edmonton.
  • The Alberta Branded retail store at the Alberta Legislature Visitor Centre showcases a selection of handcrafted works by Alberta artists. Artisans are selected through an annual juried artist showcase that features distinctive pieces curated to represent a specific theme. For additional information or inquiries phone 780.422.3982.
  • The Leduc Arts Foundry is accepting applications from artisan vendors for the July 13, 2019 Art Walk.
  • Edmonton Fibre Frolic is hosting a market on Sunday May 26, 2019 10am-4pm
    Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Blvd NW