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Date of Event:

10.29

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TextileX Vibrant Spaces | Free

TextileX Vibrant Spaces: Hyun Jung Jung X That Year

“FREE EVENT” A Vintage Clothing Fair where the only currency accepted is your personal story

Saturday, October 29 12:00pm-7:00pm

Date of Event:

10.27

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Tour | Free

Regenerative Archives

A remembrance and opening showcase of fashion, textile, and costume materials from the Andrea Aranow Textile Research Center

Thursday, October 27 5:00pm-7:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.25

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TextileX Talks, Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Talk Esprit Flashback: Preserving the brand that defined the 1980s

Archivist and Design Specialist Michelle Koza talks about her work with the Esprit Heritage Archive

Tuesday, October 25 7:00pm-8:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.23

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Workshop | Sold Out

Lost Techniques: Standing Wool

A workshop that introduces participants into the techniques of the lost art of standing wool

Sunday, October 23 12:00pm-3:00pm

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10.23

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Workshop | Paid $

An Afternoon with Fiber & Dye Community

Come spend the afternoon with a growing dye & fiber community on the Willamette River under the St. John’s Bridge

Sunday, October 23 1:00pm-4:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.23

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Virtual Panel | Free

Art & Dialog Indonesia: The Regeneration Generation

Emerging artists cap the Art & Dialogue Indonesia series with their discussion of the theme of regeneration

Sunday, October 23 7:00pm-9:00pm

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10.22

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TextileX Vibrant Spaces, Workshop | Free

Vibrant Spaces: Albina Green

Come to Albina Green to join artists and activists Anne Greenwood and Loo Bain for indigo vat dying (BYO textile) and a mu…

Saturday, October 22 12:00pm-4:00pm

Date of Event:

10.21

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Workshop | Free

Embracing Connections Workshop

Join artist Kindra Crick and NW Noggin in the gallery for a workshop exploring brain cell regeneration

Friday, October 21 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.21

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Lecture/talk | Free

Jeanne Medina Le Lecture

PNCA’s MFA in Applied Craft Design Program welcomes artist Jeanne Medina Le for a lecture on her work and practice

Friday, October 21 6:30pm-8:00pm

Date of Event:

10.20

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Virtual Panel | Free

Digital Weaving Panel Discussion

Loo Bain, Anne Greenwood, & Lyla Rowen lead a panel discussion on digital weaving

Thursday, October 20 12:00pm-2:00pm

Date of Event:

10.18

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TextileX Talks, Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Talk Aradhita Parasrampuria

Aradhita Parasrampuria talks about their fashion work with an unusual collaborator: algae

Tuesday, October 18 7:00pm-8:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.16

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Spontaneous Encounters

A regenerative workshop that will guide participants through experimental mark-making and pattern play

Sunday, October 16 2:00pm-5:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.16

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Art & Dialog Indonesia: The Collaborations of Brahma Tirta Sari

Ismoyo and Nia of Brahma Tirta Sari share life-changing experiences of travel and collaboration in Australia, the United S…

Sunday, October 16 7:00pm-9:00pm

Date of Event:

10.11

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TextileX Talks, Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Talk Tali Weinberg

Weaver and Sculptor Tali Weinberg discusses their work at the nexus of climate and health crises

Tuesday, October 11 7:00pm-8:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.9

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Art & Dialog Indonesia: Batik Rifaiyah

Get to know the Rifaiyah batik tradition in Java with a live digital visit to their batik village

Sunday, October 9 7:00pm-9:00pm

Date of Event:

10.8

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Lecture/talk, TextileX Vibrant Spaces, Tour | Free

Vibrant Spaces: Portland Garment Factory

Join entrepreneurs, costume designers, and seamstresses at Portland Garment Factory for an afternoon of community events

Saturday, October 8 12:00pm-4:00pm

Portland Garment Factory

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10.8

10.23

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Exhibit | Free

Youth Booth

Visit The Youth Booth and revive your old and aged body back to a youthful state

Saturday, October 8 Sunday, October 23

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10.7

11.10

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Exhibit | Free

Material Memory

An exhibit highlighting new works from Francesca Capone exploring the memory, stories, and reuse of textiles

Friday, October 7 Thursday, November 10

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10.7

10.30

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Exhibit | Free

Organic Darkness

The magic of regeneration in the ashes of a wildfire, represented in upholstery

Friday, October 7 Sunday, October 30

Date of Event:

10.7

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Exhibit | Free

Concrete Was Once Wet

An exhibition of tapestry weavings working with concepts of impermanence, reevaluation, and fluidity of thought

Friday, October 7 5:00pm-6:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.6

10.29

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Exhibit | Free

Incarnations: Life in Cloth

Five contemporary artists transform vintage textiles into art and wearables influenced by Japanese aesthetics of reuse

Thursday, October 6 Saturday, October 29

Multi-Day Event:

10.6

10.26

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Exhibit | Free

Making Me Available to Me

Limei Lai fuses exhibition and workshop, inviting viewers in to channel their memories into embroidery

Thursday, October 6 Wednesday, October 26

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10.6

10.26

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Exhibit | Free

Embracing Connections

An immersive cerebral wilderness installation exploring the resilience of the mind

Thursday, October 6 Wednesday, October 26

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Multi-Day Event:

10.6

10.26

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Muybridge Studies in Stop Motion Embroidery

Embroidered reincarnations and reinventions of the work of an early filmmaker

Thursday, October 6 Wednesday, October 26

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Date of Event:

10.4

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TextileX Talks, Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Talk Preeti Gopinath

A Renaissance in Textile Education – Innovation Through Conscious Making

Tuesday, October 4 7:00pm-8:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.2

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Communal Resuscitation of a Dead Horse: A Workshop on Stop-Motion Embroidery

Use your embroidery skills to collaborate on a stop-motion animation together!

Sunday, October 2 12:00pm-3:00pm

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10.2

10.30

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Exhibit | Free

Keep Growing

A tufted installation by fiber artist Felicia Murray

Sunday, October 2 Sunday, October 30

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Date of Event:

10.2

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Screening, Virtual Lecture | Free

Art & Dialog Indonesia: ‘Uli’s Voice’

Discussion and screening of a documentary focused on one woman’s fight to preserve her weaving traditions

Sunday, October 2 7:00pm-8:30pm

Date of Event:

10.1

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Exhibit, Studio Sale, TextileX Vibrant Spaces | Free

Vibrant Spaces: Cargo

Join fabric artists and tradespeople at Cargo as they come together for an afternoon of community-centered programming

Saturday, October 1 1:00pm-6:00pm

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9.30

10.31

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The Blooming Feast

A tufted textile installation by Youkyung Woo filled with art with color and texture

Friday, September 30 Monday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

9.15

10.26

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Exhibit | Free

Between Now & Nowhere

Woven works and prints by Loo Bain, Anne Greenwood and Lyla Rowen

Thursday, September 15 Wednesday, October 26

Multi-Day Event:

8.13

11.27

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Exhibit | Free

GATHER Cannupa Hanska Luger + Marie Watt

Visitors to the Stelo flex space will engage with pieces from Luger and Watt’s individual art practices, as well as their …

Saturday, August 13 Sunday, November 27

Stelo Arts and Culture Foundation


Multi-Day Event:

8.6

9.10

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Exhibit | Free

The Exquisite Gorge Project II: Fiber Arts

The Exquisite Gorge Project II: Fiber Arts features 13 regional fiber artists working with communities along 220 miles of …

Saturday, August 6 Saturday, September 10

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Multi-Day Event:

6.22

8.13

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Exhibit | Free

INVISIBILIA AND 1,000 MOONS

A joint exhibition featuring Sandra Honda, Mei-Ling Lee, and Jefferson Goolsby and Emily Jung Miller.

Wednesday, June 22 Saturday, August 13

The Patricia Reser Center for The Arts


Multi-Day Event:

6.4

8.7

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Hold Tight by Molly Alloy and Arielle Zamora

Held Tight will be Fuller Rosen’s final exhibition in Portland, OR as the gallery relocates to Philadelphia, PA for the 20…

Saturday, June 4 Sunday, August 7

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6.4

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Community & Culture | Free

Culinaria: Alison Heryer’s Picnic

Alison Heryer will host her work Picnic in the courtyard at Oregon Contemporary to foster meaningful connections in our so…

Saturday, June 4 12:00pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

6.3

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Tour | Free

Portland Garment Factory Open House

Join PGF for food + drinks + music + tours + games and so much more.

Friday, June 3 4:00pm-8:00pm

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5.26

6.12

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Exhibit | Free

AC+D 2022 Thesis Exhibition

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is excited to present the PNCA GRADUATE THESIS EXHIBITION

Thursday, May 26 Sunday, June 12

Date of Event:

4.24

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Studio Sale | Free

Brahma Tirta Sari Studio Trunkshow at Kat + Maouche

View the beautiful textile artwork and help support Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam of the Brahma Tirta Sari Studi

Sunday, April 24 12:00pm-4:00pm

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Date of Event:

4.23

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Workshop | Paid $

Brahma Tirta Sari Batik and Dyeing Workshop

Join renowned Indonesian batik artists Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam of the Brahma Tirta Sari Studio from Yogyakarta, Indonesi…

Saturday, April 23 10:00am-5:00pm

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4.22

6.30

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Exhibit | Free

Where the Waters Come Together

“Where the Waters Come Together” is the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s inaugural exhibition at the Center for Nativ…

Friday, April 22 Thursday, June 30

Center for Native Arts and Cultures


Date of Event:

4.21

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Lecture/talk | Free

Brahma Tirta Sari Batik Process and Studio Practice Talk

Crossing both visible and invisible boundaries of nationality-ethnic background, the traditional-the contemporary, art-cra…

Thursday, April 21 6:00pm-7:30pm

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Date of Event:

4.11

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Andrea Alonge Virtual Lecture

Andrea Alonge is a Portland-based artist who works with fabric.

Monday, April 11 5:00pm-6:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

4.5

5.15

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Exhibit | Free

Ghost Net Landscape: Across Oceans

ReClaim It, a place where the creative citizens of Portland can find unique materials to reuse, repair, and reimagine.

Tuesday, April 5 Sunday, May 15

Portland Center Stage at The Armory

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Multi-Day Event:

4.2

5.8

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Exhibit | Free

Second Honeymoon by Dana Robinson

Fuller Rosen Gallery is thrilled to announce Second Honeymoon, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Dana Robinson

Saturday, April 2 Sunday, May 8

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Multi-Day Event:

4.2

6.18

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Exhibit | Free

The Quick by Diedrick Brackens & D’Angelo Lovell Williams

The lumber room presents The Quick, an exhibition of new works from artists Diedrick Brackens and D’Angelo Lovell Williams.

Saturday, April 2 Saturday, June 18

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Multi-Day Event:

11.4

11.27

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Exhibit | Free

Transitory Trespass

For the month of November, Russo Lee Gallery is pleased to present Transitory Trespass by Jo Hamilton. In this exhibition,…

Thursday, November 4 Saturday, November 27

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Multi-Day Event:

10.31

2.15

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Exhibit Virtual | Free

Celebrating Andrea Aranow, a life in full vibrancy and pattern

A virtual exhibit and gathering celebrating the life and adventures of Andrea Aranow

Sunday, October 31 Tuesday, February 15

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Date of Event:

10.29

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Virtual Artist Talk: Billie Zangewa

Join us for a conversation with artist Billie Zangewa and curator Dexter Wimberly, presented by the Museum of the African …

Friday, October 29 12:00pm-1:00pm

Museum of the African Diaspora


Date of Event:

10.28

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Javanese Batiks: Tradition to Innovation in Wax & Dye

Join Javanese batik expert and collector Martha Banyas as she discusses tradition to innovation in wax and dye.

Thursday, October 28 5:00pm-6:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.27

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Virtual Lecture | Free

William Ingram: Sustaining Indonesia’s Textile Traditions

Threads of Life commissions heritage textiles from 1,000 weavers on 12 Indonesian islands to sustain culture and alleviate…

Wednesday, October 27 9:00am-10:30am

Bali

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Date of Event:

10.27

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Lecture/talk, TextileX Conversation Series, Virtual Lecture, Virtual Panel, Virtual Workshop | Free

TextileX Conversation Series with Jovencio de la Paz and Sonja Dahl

In Conversation: Jovencio de la Paz and Sonja Dahl.

Wednesday, October 27 6:30pm-8:00pm

Date of Event:

10.26

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Lecture/talk, Virtual Lecture | Free

Flags: Symbolism and Meaning in a Changing Society

A discussion about the symbolism of flags throughout history.

Tuesday, October 26 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.25

11.1

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Exhibit, TextileX Exhibit | Free

Collaborative Poetic Weaving Showcase

A showcase of the piece created through the Collaborative Poetic Weaving workshop.

Monday, October 25 Monday, November 1

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Date of Event:

10.25

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Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Artist Talk With Terumi Saito

Join artist Terumi Saito as she discusses her latest series of work and research.

Monday, October 25 5:00pm-6:30pm

Queens

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Multi-Day Event:

10.24

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Sourcing Materials: A Post-apocalyptic Approach to Design Showcase

Participants will show and share about their headwear and the creative experience created by participating in Keeva Mosell…

Sunday, October 24 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Multi-Day Event:

10.24

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

This Is / Is This a City Installation

View Amy Wike's participatory artwork shaped during Portland TextileX Month.

Sunday, October 24 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Multi-Day Event:

10.24

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

#Textiletober Showcase

A daily prompt textile challenge to encourage creativity: Showcase.

Sunday, October 24 Sunday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.24

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Virtual Workshop | Paid $

Body-Positive Tailoring: Remaking of an Old Tradition

A discussion with Drea Johnson of Hidden Opulence Design and Alyssa Pichardo of LP Mode on how to incorporate modern tai…

Sunday, October 24 3:00pm-5:00pm

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10.23

11.21

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Exhibit | Free

Patterns Do Furnish a Life

Patterns Do Make a Life, a solo exhibition by Mohammed Murshed, explores traditional patterns in Yemini culture in contemp…

Saturday, October 23 Sunday, November 21

The Electric Blocks

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Date of Event:

10.23

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TextileX Workshop, Virtual Workshop, Workshop | Free

TextileX Textiles Waste Workshop by Victoria Wanjuhi

A workshop to discuss different ways artists and makers can use upcycled textile waste and turn them into art pieces.

Saturday, October 23 10:00am-11:30am

Atlanta

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Date of Event:

10.23

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TextileX Workshop, Workshop | Sold Out

Collaborative Poetic Weaving

Inspired by Japanese Renga poetry and Surrealist Exquisite Corpse drawings, participants will create a collaborative woven poem.

Saturday, October 23 12:00pm-1:30pm

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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Date of Event:

10.23

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Exhibit, Workshop | Free

This Is / Is This a City: Project Discussion and Knitting Demonstration

Artist, Amy Wike, will discuss her practice, her project - This Is / Is This a City, invite you to submit your own morse…

Saturday, October 23 2:00pm-3:30pm

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Date of Event:

10.21

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Yarn is the Beginning

An introduction of MAOTA, our philosophy, and what sustainability means to us.

Thursday, October 21 5:00pm-6:30pm

Gifu

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Date of Event:

10.20

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Fabiola Jean-Louis: Beyond Rewriting History

Fabiola Jean-Louis describes her work as visual activism, and will talk about her recent projects.

Wednesday, October 20 12:30pm-2:00pm

Date of Event:

10.20

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TextileX Conversation Series, Virtual Lecture, Virtual Panel | Free

TextileX Conversation Series: Blue McCall and Vo Vo

Part of the conversation series featuring artists Vo Vo and Blue McCall.

Wednesday, October 20 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.19

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Lecture/talk, TextileX Conversation Series, Virtual Lecture, Virtual Panel | Free

Materials Innovation and New Traditions Panel

An indy and startup perspective on material innovation.

Tuesday, October 19 12:00pm-1:30pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.19

12.3

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Distributed Community Project, Exhibit, TextileX Exhibit | Free

Sky Exchange II

The second iteration of 2020’s Sky Exchange presents a collection of sky flags created by participants from around the world.

Tuesday, October 19 Friday, December 3

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Multi-Day Event:

10.19

12.3

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Exhibit, TextileX Exhibit | Free

What We Carried: Threads

For Portland Textiles Month, Jim Lommasson has assembled works in which participants chose textiles to carry to their new …

Tuesday, October 19 Friday, December 3

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Multi-Day Event:

10.18

1.5

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Exhibit Window | Free

1000 Moons Installation

Paper art installation and ongoing grief process, visualizing the timespan of a life through every full moon cycle in 94 years.

Monday, October 18 Wednesday, January 5

Cafe Crema Art Annex

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Date of Event:

10.18

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Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Artist Talk With Dianee Da’ Lama

Join artist Dianee Da' Lama as she discusses her latest works Rosa Blanca Para La Dama & Rumba created in conjunction with…

Monday, October 18 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.17

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TextileX Workshop, Workshop | Free

Creating Wearable Art Headwear from Salvaged Materials with Keeva Moselle

In this workshop, Keeva Moselle will teach workshop attendees how to salvage materials and create wearable art.

Sunday, October 17 1:00pm-3:00pm

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Multi-Day Event:

10.16

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Best Dress’t Rest Chairs

Two dressed-up chairs, for resting!

Saturday, October 16 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Date of Event:

10.16

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Workshop | Paid $

Moon in Pisces: Autumn Stitch Meditation

The moon in Pisces attunes us to our creative, spiritual selves -- put needle and thread to cloth to meditate on the chang…

Saturday, October 16 10:00am-2:00pm

Carolyn Hazel Drake Studio

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Multi-Day Event:

10.16

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Exploring Katagami and Katazome

Explore Japanese dyeing techniques through the textiles of KATA KATA and Cargo’s collection of vintage Japanese textiles a…

Saturday, October 16 Sunday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.16

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Workshop | Sold Out

Drop It Like It’s Hot!

An introduction to making and plying art yarn.

Saturday, October 16 12:00pm-1:30pm

North Park Blocks

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Multi-Day Event:

10.16

11.14

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Exhibit | Free

Pink, Purple, Polka-Dotted

Pink, Purple, Polka-dotted is a colorful installation that challenges racial ideologies.

Saturday, October 16 Sunday, November 14

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Date of Event:

10.15

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Exhibit | Free

Red Tape Field Station

Join artist Mo Geiger as she weaves red linen “tape,” an early form of narrow band weaving practiced in many forms around …

Friday, October 15 9:00am-7:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.15

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Rosa Blanca Para La Dama and Rumba

An exhibit inspired by stories that relate back to Cuban culture by Dianee Da' Lama

Friday, October 15 Sunday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.15

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

New Traditions-Yarn Painting

This exhibit showcases just one possibility of how to utilize yarn ends and demonstrates that we already have all that we …

Friday, October 15 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Multi-Day Event:

10.15

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Tea Sit

A tea sit in silent meditation.

Friday, October 15 Sunday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.14

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Why We Make Our Own

An interactive discussion on maintaining creative control by designing and making our own pieces, led by Portland-based ra…

Thursday, October 14 5:00pm-6:30pm

Clevland

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Multi-Day Event:

10.13

10.25

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Podcast | Free

Material Culture: Using Ancient Traditions to Create a Better Future Podcast

Textile and photo by Lisa Shobhana The Material Culture podcast explores narratives of weaving, (text)iles, art, manufactu…

Wednesday, October 13 Monday, October 25

Date of Event:

10.13

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TextileX Conversation Series, Virtual Lecture, Virtual Panel | Free

TextileX Conversation Series: Jo Hamilton and Eli West

Conversation between artists Eli West and Jo Hamilton.

Wednesday, October 13 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.12

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Virtual Panel | Free

Mending the Social Fabric, A Conversation

Bonnie Meltzer tells stories about her interactive exhibition Tikkun Olam - Mending the Social Fabric with a panel discuss…

Tuesday, October 12 12:00pm-1:30pm

Date of Event:

10.12

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Virtual Lecture, Virtual Workshop | Free

1000 Moons Talk by Emily Jung Miller

A virtual community gathering and grief process visualizing the timespan of a life through every full moon cycle in 94 years.

Tuesday, October 12 5:00pm-6:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.11

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Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Artist Talk with Sarah Brahim

Join multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Brahim as she discusses her personal practice, connection to traditions, and new work.

Monday, October 11 12:00pm-1:30pm

Saudi Arabia

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Date of Event:

10.9

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Distributed Community Project, TextileX Workshop, Workshop | Free

Communities Interwoven Distributed Community Project Workshop

Join the Communities Interwoven Portland TextileX Month 2021 Distributed Community Project Workshop at the Woodlawn Farmer…

Saturday, October 9 10:00am-2:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.7

1.30

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Exhibit | Free

Tikkun Olam – Mending the Social Fabric

Mending the Social Fabric, made specifically for OJMCHE, is guided by the Jewish principle “Tikkun Olam,” which means “rep…

Thursday, October 7 Sunday, January 30

Date of Event:

10.7

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Divining Color: An Interview with Leatrice Eiseman of the Pantone Color Institute

Learn about the science behind the color trends that impact our world in an interview with Leatrice Eiseman.

Thursday, October 7 6:30pm-8:00pm

Tucson

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Date of Event:

10.6

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TextileX Conversation Series | Free

TextileX Conversation Series: Gwyn Conaway and Kristi O’Meara

In this conversation moderated by Jessie Kate Bui, artists, Gwyn Conaway and Kristi O'Meara discuss new traditions in work…

Wednesday, October 6 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.5

10.31

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Exhibit, Lecture/talk | Free

Joint Ecology

Joint Ecology features Native Hawaiian kapa (bark cloth) and works on paper about ecology.

Tuesday, October 5 Sunday, October 31

Waterstone Gallery

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Date of Event:

10.5

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Jean Pierre Nugloze of N’Kossi Boutique: Couture African Fashions

Founding designer of N’Kossi Boutique, Jean Pierre Nugloze talks about African fabrics and cultural appropriation in fashion.

Tuesday, October 5 5:00pm-6:30pm

Date of Event:

10.4

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Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Artist Talk with Ariane Mariane

In this talk, Ariane will give us insight into her work and share her thoughts about new traditions.

Monday, October 4 9:00am-10:30am

Paris

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Date of Event:

10.4

Sold Out
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Lecture/talk | Sold Out

Linen & Indigo, A Local Love Story

Learn about linen and indigo and take home some MADRE x VVB napkins!

Monday, October 4 10:00am-12:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.4

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Virtual Lecture | Free

TextileX Artist Talk With Alyssarhaye Graciano

Join artist Alyssarhaye Graciano as she discusses the relationship between art and mental health.

Monday, October 4 6:30pm-8:00pm

San Jose

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Date of Event:

10.3

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Virtual Workshop, Workshop | Free

Story Crafting: A New Community Tradition

Story Crafting provides prompts to shape to share a story about a valuable experience in small groups once a week.

Sunday, October 3 3:00pm-5:00pm

Diggity Dog Textiles


Date of Event:

10.2

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Distributed Community Project, Seminar or Talk, Virtual Lecture, Workshop | Free

Sourcing Materials: A Post-apocalyptic Approach to Design Lecture

The lecture will explore why utilizing post-consumer waste is crucial. How and what to glean,  where to salvage, and how t…

Saturday, October 2 1:00pm-2:30pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit, Virtual Workshop | Free

#Textiletober

A daily prompt textile challenge to encourage creativity.

Friday, October 1 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

New Traditions-Quilling and Felting

This exhibit will explore Xander Griffith's art which combines the art of quilling and felting.

Friday, October 1 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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10.1

10.31

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Exhibit, TextileX Exhibit | Free

I <3 Real Life

An exhibition featuring textile and fiber works by emerging artists.

Friday, October 1 Sunday, October 31

Portland TextileX Month Space at Gallery Go Go

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10.1

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Tide Pool Cabriolet

Early 1900's Belgian chair is given a new life.

Friday, October 1 Sunday, October 31

Day in the Life Gallery

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9.30

10.30

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Threaded Rituals

Adriene Cruz offers a mini altar installation honoring her love of cross-cultural needlework.

Thursday, September 30 Saturday, October 30

greenHAUS Gallery

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Multi-Day Event:

9.12

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

“opening”

Group Exhibit by Elmeater Morton, Chris Johanson, and Sharada Tolton.

Sunday, September 12 Sunday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

9.1

10.9

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Exhibit | Free

still—moving | Heather Watkins

still—moving brings together a series of intricately-stitched textiles and a text-based video projection. This constellati…

Wednesday, September 1 Saturday, October 9

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5.12

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Max Adrian: Fabric & Form

Max Adrian is a visual artist whose soft-sculptural work playfully considers queer ideas of sexuality and identity through…

Wednesday, May 12 12:00pm-1:00pm

Date of Event:

5.3

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Virtual Panel | Free

The Role of Technology in Creating Bridges Between Indigenous Cultures and the Textile, Home and Fashion Industry

This event will highlight leaders who are designing systems and technologies to support and empower Indigenous communities…

Monday, May 3 8:00am-9:00am

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5.2

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Community & Culture, Workshop | Free

Badasses in Portland Stitch Together

Join Shannon Downey, founder of Badass Cross Stitch, for a special community stitching event and exhibit of Rita's Quilt

Sunday, May 2 11:00am-3:00pm

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Date of Event:

4.28

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Rhonda P. Hill: E.D.G.E.

Rhonda P. Hill is the founder of E D G E, an international platform advancing the field of fashion in artistic values, cul…

Wednesday, April 28 12:30pm-1:30pm

Date of Event:

4.21

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Gabe Duggan: Digital Weaving

Gabe Duggan combines techniques of traditional fiber work to push material boundaries, establishing and challenging repeti…

Wednesday, April 21 4:00pm-5:00pm

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4.17

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Francesca Capone: Words and Text

Francesca Capone will share details about her long-term project Weaving Language.

Saturday, April 17 12:00pm-1:00pm

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3.12

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Kat Karnaky PSU Talk Surface Design for the Fashion Industry

Kat Karnaky discusses her knowledge and experience as a textile designer.

Friday, March 12 11:30am-12:30pm

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Date of Event:

3.11

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Virtual Lecture | Paid $

Pint-Sized Science: Ghost Net Landscape

Join Tualatin Riverkeepers and Emily Miller for a discussion of her environmental art project, Ghost Net Landscape.

Thursday, March 11 6:00pm-6:00pm

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2.18

4.1

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Exhibit, Virtual Lecture, Virtual Workshop | Free

Things that have to do with fire

Vo Vo’s solo show investigates the multitudes of activism and is a call for social justice and global solidarity.

Thursday, February 18 Thursday, April 1

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2.15

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Virtual Workshop | Free

Laurs Kemp PSU Upcycled Fashion Workshop

Laurs Kemp lecture and workshop about her process, and how she has developed a low-waste, small-batch clothing line.

Monday, February 15 9:00am-12:00pm

Date of Event:

1.25

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Textile Hive PSU Virtual Talk

Textile Hive co-Founder Caleb Sayan joins Trish Langman to discuss textiles from Textile Hive.

Monday, January 25 9:00am-10:00am

Date of Event:

11.12

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Virtual Panel | Free

Community Collaboration a Panel Discussion

A panel discussion featuring the four distributed community projects of PTM 2020.

Thursday, November 12 6:00pm-7:30pm

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10.30

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Screening | Free

Diné Weavers: Past, Present and Future

A short format documentary featuring a conversation between contemporary Diné weavers.

Friday, October 30 5:00pm-7:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.29

11.15

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Exhibit | Free

Community Collaboration

A showcase of distributed community projects from PTM 2020.

Thursday, October 29 Sunday, November 15

Date of Event:

10.24

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Virtual Workshop | Paid $

Meditative Abstract Embroidery

A meditative abstract embroidery workshop that reduces stress through crafting.

Saturday, October 24 2:00pm-3:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.23

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Repair & Reuse Techniques of Felting: Visible Mending

Q & A on Felting for sculptural/firm objects.

Friday, October 23 10:00am-11:00am

Date of Event:

10.22

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Virtual Panel | Free

Stitching Justice: Social Justice + Textiles

A social justice+textiles panel discussion with the founders of 25Million Stitches, the Social Justice Sewing Academy, and…

Thursday, October 22 5:00pm-6:00pm

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Date of Event:

10.22

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Virtual Workshop | Free

Virtual Sewing Circle with Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger

Join Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger for a virtual sewing circle in conjunction with the Denver Art Museum.

Thursday, October 22 6:00pm-7:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.20

11.15

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Exhibit | Free

Banners on Cultivating Resilience Group Show

Banners reflecting cultivating resilience and joy made by children at the Living School of Art.

Tuesday, October 20 Sunday, November 15

Date of Event:

10.20

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Virtual Workshop | Free

Experimental Dyeing and Mark Making

Repurpose accessible tools and materials to experiment with mark making, dyeing, and creating bold and fun canvas cloths.

Tuesday, October 20 6:00pm-8:00pm

Date of Event:

10.19

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Virtual Lecture | Free

The Reuse, Repair, and Adaptation of Japanese Textiles

Fashion designer and textile collector Andrea Aranow will discuss the reuse and adaptation of Japanese textiles.

Monday, October 19 12:00pm-1:00pm

Date of Event:

10.18

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Virtual Workshop | Paid $

Personal Iconography through Applique & Stitch

See how archetypal images and symbols add meaning to textile art; create your own symbolic silhouette with fabric scraps a…

Sunday, October 18 10:00am-1:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.17

11.1

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Exhibit Virtual | Free

Stitching Portland’s Black History: Virtual Exhibit

The story of a quilt and the incredible women who created it.

Saturday, October 17 Sunday, November 1

Date of Event:

10.17

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Bindle to Bohcha: Carrying Cloths Around the World

Discover the history and range of wrapping cloths, textiles used for centuries for the storage and transportation of goods.

Saturday, October 17 2:00pm-3:30pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.16

10.31

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Community Distributed Project | Free

Interlace: A Community Weaving Project

With many pieces by many hands, Gather:Make:Shelter invites the public to join in creating a communal woven masterpiece.

Friday, October 16 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.15

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Virtual Panel | Free

Stitching History: The Afro-American Heritage Bicentennial Commemorative Quilt

A panel discussion on the significance of the Afro-American Heritage Heritage Bicentennial Commemorative Quilt and 15 wome…

Thursday, October 15 12:00pm-1:00pm

Date of Event:

10.15

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Virtual Panel | Free

Textile Reuse Panel

Join the AC+D program for a panel discussion centered around fiber, reuse and sustainability.

Thursday, October 15 6:00pm-7:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.14

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Unfolding

Group textile art exhibition of interactive and socially conscious work.

Wednesday, October 14 Saturday, October 31

Multi-Day Event:

10.14

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Knit Denim

Installation featuring Victoria Wanjuhi’s “Knit Denim”.

Wednesday, October 14 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.14

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Virtual Panel | Free

GLEAN Panel

A panel discussion with four previous GLEAN artist participants centered around reuse and repair.

Wednesday, October 14 5:00pm-6:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.13

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Be Held

Installation composed of altars and vessels to support healing.

Tuesday, October 13 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.13

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Virtual Lecture | Free

The Collective Mending Sessions & the SDA

Learn about The Collective Mending Sessions, founding artist Catherine Reinhart, and the Surface Design Association.

Tuesday, October 13 5:00pm-6:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.12

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Tiny Pricks Project Show

Tiny Pricks Project is a collection of individual textile pieces stitched with political quotes, installed onto fabric panels.

Monday, October 12 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.12

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Virtual Panel | Free

The Future of Sustainability in Fashion Textiles

The fashion industry produces vast amounts of waste. This panel offers industry expert perspectives on more sustainable practices.

Monday, October 12 5:00pm-6:00pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.11

10.31

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Community Distributed Project | Free

Sky Exchange

Distributed community project declaring an ode to the perspective of another.

Sunday, October 11 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.11

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Virtual Workshop | Free

Art and Activism

Social Justice Sewing Academy activist workshops work with individuals in the community to engage in activism through textile art.

Sunday, October 11 11:30am-12:30pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.10

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Sharing the Shuttle

An communal weaving installation by Cynthia Star

Saturday, October 10 Saturday, October 31

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Date of Event:

10.10

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Virtual Workshop | Paid $

Upcycle Your Ripped Pants

Let's learn how to repurpose our worn textiles and turn jeans into skirts.

Saturday, October 10 10:00am-12:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.10

11.1

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Exhibit | Free

Reflections

A collaborative installation created to reflect waste in the textile industry.

Saturday, October 10 Sunday, November 1

Multi-Day Event:

10.10

11.1

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Exhibit | Free

feelin’ myself

“Feelin’ Myself” explores the idea of softness as texture/way of being/body.

Saturday, October 10 Sunday, November 1

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Multi-Day Event:

10.10

10.25

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Community Distributed Project | Free

Community Repair

Community Repair is a series of online & physically distanced conversations about cultural repair alongside mending clothing.

Saturday, October 10 Sunday, October 25

Multi-Day Event:

10.10

11.7

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Exhibit | Free

Tactile Objects for a Non-Tactile Time

View Artists Vanessa Calvert and Chelsea Moss.

Saturday, October 10 Saturday, November 7

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Multi-Day Event:

10.8

10.21

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Exhibit Window | Free

Future Cosmos Flow Film Costume Exhibition

Select costumes from Future Cosmos Flows film on exhibit in the window of Odessa Boutique

Thursday, October 8 Wednesday, October 21

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Date of Event:

10.8

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Virtual Workshop | Free

Embrace the Waste

In this virtual hands-on workshop, attendees will learn how to make a loom from upcycled packaging items and weave with pl…

Thursday, October 8 5:00pm-7:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.7

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

ace&jig Community Quilt

A community collaboration, enacted by sending out leftover scraps of ace&jig custom textiles.

Wednesday, October 7 Saturday, October 31

Bolt Fabric Boutique

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Multi-Day Event:

10.6

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Multicultural Wearable art: representation matters

Textile Fashion Installation by: Tiffany Kirkpatrick of Parker Simonne Designs. Inc.

Tuesday, October 6 Saturday, October 31

Multi-Day Event:

10.5

10.30

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Exhibit | Free

Malleable Pursuits of Protection

Sarah Nance’s shrouds for landscapes and Shelley Socolofsky’s installation of repurposed materials for reimagined social n…

Monday, October 5 Friday, October 30

Portland State University


Date of Event:

10.5

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Virtual Lecture | Free

Steven Frost Workshop

Join Steven Frost for a talk on identity, weaving, reuse, and repair.

Monday, October 5 5:00pm-6:00pm

Date of Event:

10.4

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Virtual Workshop | Paid $

Tiny Pricks Project Workshop

Workshop and call to action to participate in the largest textile protest project addressing this presidency.

Sunday, October 4 10:00am-11:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

10.4

11.1

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Exhibit | Free

GLEAN 2020 Exhibition

new works by May Maylisa Cat, Curtis Reid Henderson, Christina Kemp, Cristina Niculescu and Lynn Yarne.

Sunday, October 4 Sunday, November 1

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Multi-Day Event:

10.3

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Visions of a Felt Filled World

Felt reimagined.

Saturday, October 3 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.3

10.31

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Virtual Panel | Free

Felt, a Panel

A panel discussion between felter Xander Griffith, Pat Sparks, and international felter, Ariane Mariane.

Saturday, October 3 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.3

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Soft Still Life

Collection of hand-quilted and painted textiles by Lindsay Jordan Kretchun.

Saturday, October 3 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.30

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Exhibit Window | Free

What Does It Mean To Be An American?

Quilt installation documenting the responses by over 500 Oregonians to the question “What does it mean to be an American?”.

Thursday, October 1 Friday, October 30

Blackfish Gallery

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Immigrants are a Golden Thread woven through the American Fabric

The world-fabric flag component of the installation “Mending the Social Fabric,” honors immigrants, full exhibit opens fall 2021.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit Virtual | Free

Worn Memoirs

WORN MEMOIRS is a virtual platform for collective story-telling and community-building, through the lens of worn textiles.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Community Distributed Project | Free

Ghost Net Landscape: Sea Stories

Create puppets from reclaimed fishing gear to tell a Sea Story of transformation in this collaborative physical + digital exhibit.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

Crema Coffee +Bakery


Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.11

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Exhibit | Free

Stitching Portland’s Black History: the Story of a Quilt and the Incredible Women who Created it

An exhibit of the African-American Heritage Bicentennial Commemorative Quilt and the pioneering African-American women who…

Thursday, October 1 Sunday, October 11

Oregon Historical Society


Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Cotton + Wool

A t-shirt is transformed into a warm layer by integrating wool through hand felting.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

The Frequency of Love

Installation of furniture made from upcycled denim, taking inspiration from the frequency of love.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit | Free

Cactus Silk Eames Chair

Cactus silk rug meets iconic designer Eames chair, upholstered in a process which supports women owned small businesses.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

ReClaim It! Repair It! Reuse It!

ReClaim It celebrates textile month through creative reuse and repair.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

10.1

10.31

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Exhibit Window | Free

Millinery Macabre

A timely display of classic originals by Dayna Pinkham.

Thursday, October 1 Saturday, October 31

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Multi-Day Event:

9.24

10.18

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Exhibit | Free

Re: assembly

Group show featuring work which adopts materials intended for other functions.

Thursday, September 24 Sunday, October 18

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Multi-Day Event:

9.24

10.25

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Exhibit | Free

Árbol de la Vida

“Árbol de la Vida” will be on display at Guardino Gallery in the 14th annual Day of the Dead Group Show

Thursday, September 24 Sunday, October 25

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Date of Event:

11.23

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Workshop | Paid $

Felt a Gnome!

Gnomes! Though purportedly shy, you know them by their beards and pointy hats… Using needle felting techniques, you&…

Saturday, November 23 10:00am-12:30pm

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Date of Event:

11.18

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Workshop | Paid $

Felted Pillow Pads or Small Rug with Seattle Artist Flora Carlile-Kovacs

In Kyrgyzstan, when a daughter got married, her mother felted her a rug. Using their ancient symbols she felted her best w…

Monday, November 18 10:00am-4:00pm

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Date of Event:

11.17

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Workshop | Paid $

Felted Slippers with Seattle Artist Flora Carlile-Kovacs

Make a custom size, fitting pair of slippers is a great opportunity to learn how to make a 3-D object starting with a 2-D …

Sunday, November 17 9:30am-4:30pm

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Date of Event:

11.16

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Workshop | Paid $

Felted Christmas Stocking Ornament with Seattle Artist Flora Carlile-Kovacs

If you have been thinking about getting your hands wet and giving felt-making a try, this is the perfect opportunity. In t…

Saturday, November 16 5:00pm-8:00pm

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Date of Event:

11.14

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Lecture/talk | Free

Fibrevolution: American Linen Revival

This program will take place twice on the same day at 10 a.m. to noon and 7 to 9 p.m. Fibrevolution is a producer of high …

Thursday, November 14 7:00pm-9:00pm

Multnomah Arts Center


Date of Event:

11.7

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Lecture/talk | Free

Low-residency program Warren Wilson College Info Session

Come learn about the new low-residency program that is reshaping craft histories and theories! Launched in 2018 at Warren …

Thursday, November 7 5:30pm-8:00pm

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Multi-Day Event:

11.7

12.28

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Exhibit | Free

Jinie Park: A Pair: Two of the Same

This exhibit will open with a reception on November 7th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery “A Pair: Tw…

Thursday, November 7 Saturday, December 28

Elizabeth Leach Gallery


Date of Event:

11.2

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Workshop | Paid $

Sergery

Learn the parts of your serger, how to thread and manage the tensions and how to trouble-shoot problems. Create a book of …

Saturday, November 2 2:00pm-5:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute


Date of Event:

10.26

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Workshop | Paid $

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods with Lauren Goding

In this class, students will gain in-depth experience in textile patterning with resist methods and traditional Japanese p…

Saturday, October 26 10:00am-4:00pm

WildCraft Studio School


Date of Event:

10.25

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Workshop | Paid $

Activewear – AM Class

Learn to sew + fit high-tech stretchy fabric to make a complete ensemble, ready for action. Start with hoodies. Move on to…

Friday, October 25 10:00am-1:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute


Date of Event:

10.22

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Workshop | Paid $

Weaving

Get into weaving by building a simple frame loom you can take home, understanding weaving terminology and mastering basic …

Tuesday, October 22 6:00pm-9:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute


Date of Event:

10.19

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Workshop | Paid $

Textile Design with Tricia Langman, Textile Design 3

Meet one of the nation’s rising textile designers, Tricia Langman. British-born Langman has designed for Ralph Lauren, Cal…

Saturday, October 19 9:30am-3:30pm

Date of Event:

10.19

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Community & Culture | Paid $

Gala 6 • Explore the Senses

Design Museum Portland invites you to our second-annual Gala, celebrating our six years of design impact in the vibrant co…

Saturday, October 19 5:30pm-10:30pm

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Date of Event:

10.12

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Workshop | Paid $

Textile Design with Tricia Langman, Textile Design 2

Meet one of the nation’s rising textile designers, Tricia Langman. British-born Langman has designed for Ralph Lauren, Cal…

Saturday, October 12 9:30am-3:30pm

Date of Event:

10.12

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Workshop | Paid $

Visible Mending, Patching & Darning with Sonya & Nina Montenegro

Join us for a day of ‘visible mending’ – the art of repairing fabric in a way that doesn’t try to hide the mend, but…

Saturday, October 12 10:00am-4:00pm

WildCraft Studio School


Multi-Day Event:

10.12

10.13

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Performing & Visual Arts | Free

Portland Open Studios: Amanda Triplett’s Sculptural Fibers from Salvaged Materials

Amanda Triplett hand sews sculpture and installation from old blankets, tatty sweaters, and abandoned knitting projects. M…

Saturday, October 12 Sunday, October 13

Amanda Triplett’s Studio


Date of Event:

10.12

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Community & Culture | Free

Open Studio

October 12-13 + 19-20, 10am-5pm Through calculated, rising tangles of wool and plant fibers, Kristy Kún’s experimental tex…

Saturday, October 12 10:00am-10:00am

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Multi-Day Event:

10.12

10.20

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Community & Culture | Free

Portland Open Studios – Lulu Moonwood Murakami, textile and mixed-media artist

Textile and mixed-media artist Lulu Moonwood Murakami will be participating in Portland Open Studios for two weekends, Oct…

Saturday, October 12 Sunday, October 20

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Multi-Day Event:

10.12

10.13

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Hobbies & Special Interest | Paid $

Art in the Burbs

Tualatin High School gym and commons will be transformed into a dazzling art festival during the annual Art in the Burbs e…

Saturday, October 12 Sunday, October 13

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Date of Event:

10.11

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Community & Culture | Free

Portland Open Studio

Artist Studio Tours, visit studio, watch live demos and view work in types of fiber including: spinning and dyeing yarns a…

Friday, October 11 10:00am-10:00am

The Dragonfly Studio


Date of Event:

10.5

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Workshop | Paid $

Textile Design with Tricia Langman, Textile Design 1

Meet one of the nation’s rising textile designers, Tricia Langman. British-born Langman has designed for Ralph Lauren, Cal…

Saturday, October 5 9:30am-3:30pm

Multi-Day Event:

10.5

12.1

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Exhibit | Paid $

NORITAKA TATEHANA: CRAFTING THE ART OF JAPAN’S FUTURE

Portland Japanese Garden presents the art of Noritaka Tatehana in his first-ever North American solo exhibition. Installed…

Saturday, October 5 Sunday, December 1

Portland Japanese Garden


Multi-Day Event:

10.5

10.19

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Exhibit | Free

Sugar Spin Viewing Hours

Viewing Hours: October 5th 1-4 p.m. October 12th 1-4 p.m. October 19th 1-4 p.m. SUGAR SPIN: Featuring artists Brittany Pow…

Saturday, October 5 Saturday, October 19

COLAB Architecture + Urban Design

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Multi-Day Event:

10.4

3.31

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Exhibit | Free

Flaxen: From Flax to Linen in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Historical Society

Join us at the Oregon Historical Society to view a small photography exhibit demonstrating the process of growing and util…

Friday, October 4 Tuesday, March 31

Oregon Historical Society


Date of Event:

9.28

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Family & Education | Free

Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival

The Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival, established in 1997, is a family-friendly fiber arts festival. Our mission is to ex…

Saturday, September 28 10:00am-4:00pm

Clackamas County Event Center


Multi-Day Event:

9.26

10.30

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Performing & Visual Arts | Free

Journeys in Fiber

Fiber Artist Kim Tepe re-creates the multi-layered textures found in nature; especially the varieties in tree bark, moss a…

Thursday, September 26 Wednesday, October 30

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Date of Event:

9.17

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Performing & Visual Arts | Free

SUGAR SPIN Artist Talk + Open House

Both artists recognize their childhood nostalgias for candy – don’t we all! From the bright graphics of candy wrappers to …

Tuesday, September 17 5:00pm-7:00pm

COLAB Architecture + Urban Design

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Date of Event:

9.15

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Workshop | Paid $

Hand Felted Slippers Workshop

Make yourself a pair of toasty warm hand felted slippers! In this wet felting class we’ll start by making a pattern with a…

Sunday, September 15 10:00am-4:00pm

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Date of Event:

9.13

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Workshop | Paid $

Knits Fri. AM

Learn tips to sew + fit knits, make ripple-free seams + necklines. Learn all about knits + which to use where. Make your c…

Friday, September 13 10:00am-1:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute


Date of Event:

9.13

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Workshop | Paid $

Knits Fri., PM

Learn tips to sew + fit knits, make ripple-free seams + necklines. Learn all about knits + which to use where. Make your c…

Friday, September 13 6:00pm-9:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute


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In just over 4 years, Portland TextileX Month (PTXM) has turned from an ambitious idea into an engaged community movement. This transformation highlights the power of our mission to foster collaboration, cross-pollination, cultural dialogue, and intergenerational exchange among the Portland textile community and beyond.

This year we’ve organized the PTXM festival with over 40 events and directly sponsored a multitude of FREE programs including exhibits, workshops, artist talks, community events, and more—representing a diverse range of textile interests and practices. This year’s PTXM Regeneration Festival has brought together makers, businesses, teachers, students, institutions, and organizations to gather around shared interests and knowledge-sharing. PTXM would not have been possible without the dedication of event organizers, paid contributors, paid interns, amazing volunteers and the receptiveness of the textile community.

We hope to continue building PTXM and TextileX website as sustainable resources that serve the textile community for years to come, and that’s where you come in.

If you feel a connection to the PTXM mission and what we can accomplish together, please consider making a direct contribution programming. As a direct contributor, your funds will go directly toward programming, lean administrative expenses, and providing paid internships. We appreciate any contribution you can make and your continued support.

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