Saeko Hasumuro, Prayer for Peace, Cotton, Hand pieced, applique and hand quilted

Saeko Hasumuro, Prayer for Peace, Cotton, Hand pieced, applique and hand quilted

13TH QUILT NIHON

July 21 - October 15, 2017

Turner and Gilliland Galleries

The 13th Quilt Nihon Exhibition features over 30 quilts from the Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association (JHIA), an organization that has promoted handcraft arts through training and publications in Japan for over 45 years. On display are quilts made by some of the most talented and respected artists from Japan and the Pacific Rim. SJMQT is pleased to be the first museum in the U.S. to present the 13th Quilt Nihon Exhibition, and these extraordinary prize winning quilts.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You to our exhibition Silver Sponsors

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Linear Intervention, Sabine Reckewell

Sabine Recekwell, Linear Intervention, 2017, Polyester webbing, wood strips, screws

Sabine Recekwell, Linear Intervention, 2017, Polyester webbing, wood strips, screws

JULY 21, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Finlayson Gallery

Artist Sabine Reckewell creates large-scale installation art using materials which resemble a line drawing in space. Reckewell's site- specific installation will span over 18 feet of orange polyester webbing to create an illusion of linear interventions. 

Courtesy of the Artist and                                Chandra Cerrito Contemporary

 

 

 


K.B.A. (Initialed and dated) Log Cabin (Courthouse Steps Variation), 1965 Gift of Lea and Bruce Berman 2016.500

K.B.A. (Initialed and dated) Log Cabin (Courthouse Steps Variation), 1965

Gift of Lea and Bruce Berman 2016.500

Bold statements: Quilts from the permanent collection

July 12 - October 15, 2017

HALLWAY

On view will be a selection of modern and historic quilts from the museum’s permanent collection,

many from a recent gift and never before displayed.


Barbara Shapiro  Memory Vessel II, 2014

Barbara Shapiro 

Memory Vessel II, 2014

ARTFUL BASKETRY: BEYOND TRADITIONS BAY AREA BASKET MAKERS

SEPTEMBER 6 - OCTOBER 15, 2017  

PORCELLA GALLERY

Opening reception Sunday September 10, 2017 , 3 pm - 5 pm 

Traditional techniques get contemporary interpretations as Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) artists transform a variety of natural materials, found objects, wire, and uncommon fibers into vessels, baskets and sculptural forms.