Textile Study Tour:

Norway and Denmark

June 12-24, 2017

Vesterheim’s eighth Textile Study Tour focused on the textiles and traditions of southern Norway and Denmark. Participants learned 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. We met artists, artisans, historians, and curators and enjoyed the company of other textile enthusiasts. There were opportunities to learn textile techniques.

Tour Info

For more information about upcoming tours:

Katherine Johnson
563-382-9681, ext. 240

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.