Thursday, March 17, 2011

Craft Perspectives Lecture - Tonight @ MoCC

Elissa Auther -
Fiber Over Time: From the Sixties to Now

March 17, 6:30 pm
The Lab at Museum of Contemporary Craft
724 NW Davis St.
Free and open to the public. Doors close at 7 pm in consideration of the speaker.

Museum of Contemporary Craft and the MFA in Applied Craft and Design host Elissa Auther for a public lecture titled "Fiber Over Time: From the Sixties to Now" providing insight into Laurie Herrick: Weaving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, which opens the same day.Drawing on her recently published String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art, Elissa Auther will discuss how Laurie Herrick's weavings fit in historically with the decades in which they were made. Auther is the founder of Feminism & Co.: Art, Sex, Politics, a program at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, that explores feminist social, political and artistic issues through creative forms of pedagogy. She is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.Learn more about Elissa Auther and Laurie Herrick: Weaving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

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