Textile Arts Council Programs,  de Young Museum (

Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade. Laura Camerlengo, Assistant Curator of Costume and Textile Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. September 16, 2017.

Inside the White Factory: The 15th International Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland.  Judith Content, artist.  October 21, 2017.

Finding Art in a Used Coffee Filter–Inspired by Recycling. Lucia Matzger, fiber artist.  November 18, 2017.

The Flowing Line: Japanese Tsutsugaki Past Resist Textiles. Ruth Anderson, independent scholar. January 20, 2018.


Sebastopol Center for the Arts (     282 S. High Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472.  707.829.4797





Andean Textile Arts   ( )

        Tinkuy 2017, the Gathering of the Textile Arts in Cusco, Peru. November 8 –
         11, 2017

Tour Opportunities

Okinawan Odyssey: Tokyo and the Ryukyu Islands.  June 16-30, 2017.  A study tour to Japan, featuring the islands of Okinawa.  The tour will be led by Lee Talbot, curator of the exhibition Bingata! Only in Okinawa.  Visit the website for more information

        Of Rainbows and Dragons.  Textile Arts Council tour to Bhutan and Northern
        India.  Sep 22 – Oct 9, 2017. For more information contact the Textile Arts Council
        Office Administrator at or 415. 750.3627.

         Arts and Crafts Tour to Mexico.,  E.Y.H.O. Tours (a small Canadian travel
         company).  October 21 – November 4, 2017.

Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, and beyond: Ethnic dress, weaving, dyeing among the hill

PeruAndean Textile Arts:  contact tinkuy2013 at
Textile/Folk Art Market tours:

Japan, France and India:  Yoshiko Wada and Slow Fiber Studio Tours

Italy.  Textile Weaving Workshop. Umbria Italy, May 2017.

Italy.  Handwoven Textiles-Perugia to Florence, Italy, June 2017.

Italy, Lisio Foundation in Florence:  Study weave structures-Taquete, Samitum, Lampas, Damasks and Velvet- on hand jacquard looms, starting Jan 2014.  Abbas Khan abkhan82 at