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
Linear Intervention, Sabine Reckewell
JULY 21, 2017 - October 15, 2017
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
Bold statements: Quilts from the permanent collection
July 12 - October 15, 2017
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.
ARTFUL BASKETRY: BEYOND TRADITIONS BAY AREA BASKET MAKERS
SEPTEMBER 6 - OCTOBER 15, 2017
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.