PieceWork Winter 2019 Calendar

Learn about upcoming textile exhibitions and events.

Piecework Editorial Staff Nov 14, 2019 - 3 min read

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Brown velvet dress. Silk velvet. Circa 1936. Collection of the Chicago History Museum; gift of Mrs. John E. Spann. (1975.95.1a-b). From the exhibition Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s and 40s, at the Chicago History Museum. *Photograph courtesy of the Chicago History Museum*.


Berkeley, California: November 16, 2019–October 2020. Worn to Dance: 1920s Beads and Fashion, at Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles. (510) 843-7290; www.lacismuseum.org.

Los Angeles, California: Through January 5, 2020. The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (323) 857-6000; www.lacma.org.

San Francisco, California: Through July 5, 2020. The Turkmen Storage Bag, at the de Young Museum. (415) 750-3600; deyoung.famsf.org

Chicago, Illinois: Through January 21, 2020. Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s and 40s, at the Chicago History Museum. (312) 642-4600; www.chicagohistory.org.


Boston, Massachusetts: Through March 29, 2020. Boston Made: Arts and Crafts Jewelry and Metalwork, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (617) 267-9300; www.mfa.org.

New York, New York: Through January 5, 2020. Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion, at the Brooklyn Museum. (718) 638-5000; www.brooklynmuseum.org.

New York, New York: Through April 18, 2020. Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse, at The Museum at FIT, Special Exhibitions Gallery. (212) 217-4558; www.fitnyc.edu/museum.

Dallas, Texas: Through January 12, 2020. Shelia Hicks: Secret Structures, Looming Presence, at the Dallas Museum of Art. (214) 922-1200; www.dma.org.

Cambridge, Canada: Through December 22. Made in France: Haute Couture and the French Fashion Industry 1870–1970, at the Fashion History Museum. (519) 654-0009; www.fashionhistorymuseum.com.

Toronto, Canada: Through September 2020. The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear from Around the Globe, at the Bata Shoe Museum. (416) 979-7799; batashoemuseum.ca.

Bath, England: Through March 1, 2020. Glove Stories, at the Fashion Museum Bath. 44 1225 477789; www.fashionmuseum.co.uk.

Symposiums, Workshops, Consumer Shows, Travel

Antarctica and South America: January 31–February 22, 2020. Antarctica and South America Knitting Adventure with Beth Brown-Reinsel, hosted by Craft Cruises. (877) 972-7238; www.craftcruises.com.

Bhutan: February 28–March 15, 2020. Textiles, Temples, and Tshechus: Bhutan, hosted by Behind the Scenes Adventures. (707) 939-8874; www.btsadventures.com.

Nottingham, England: April 3–5, 2020. Missing Persons: Who Were the Typical Tudors? Conference, hosted by Jane Malcolm-Davies and Ninya Mikhaila. www.tudortailor.com.

To have your event listed, send event information and an image via email to [email protected].