June 17-29, 2019
Textile Study Tour:
Norway and Denmark
This tour is full. Please contact Laurann Gilbertson at email@example.com with inquiries.
Vesterheim’s ninth Textile Study Tour focuses on the textiles and traditions of southern Norway and Denmark. Learn about weaving, knitting, embroidery, folk costumes, spinning, sheep, mid-century design, and contemporary design, while traveling through Denmark and the Norwegian counties of Vest-Agder, Rogaland, and Hordaland, including the cities of Copenhagen, Kristiansand, Stavanger, and Bergen. You will meet artists, artisans, historians, and curators and enjoy the company of other textile enthusiasts. There will be opportunities to try your hand at textile techniques.
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Tour Guide and Leader
GUIDE: Ingebjørg Monsen
Ingebjørg Monsen has provided textile instruction, interesting information, and lots of fun on each of Vesterheim’s Textile Study Tours.
LEADER: Laurann Gilbertson
Laurann Gilbertson has been Textile Curator at Vesterheim for 19 years and is now Chief Curator. She has planned and led seven Textile Study Tours, beginning in 2003.