Friends of the Wheelwright Lecture Series

The Durango Collection, A Brief History

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505-982-4636

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Friends members: Free

Guests: $10

Event Description

If you appreciate vintage weaving, you won't want to miss this month's Friends of the Wheelwright lecture "The Durango Collection, a Brief History." Jeanne Brako, Curator at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, and Jackson Clark, Jr., of Toh-Atin Gallery, both in Durango, Colorado, will discuss this collection of magnificent one-of-a-kind Pueblo, Navajo, and Hispanic textiles representing 800 years of weaving in the Southwest. They will give a brief history of the collection, part of which is now on exhibit at the Wheelwright, as well as historical and contemporary perspectives on Southwest textiles in general. If you appreciate vintage textiles, you won't want to miss this month's Friends of the Wheelwright lecture "The Durango Collection, a Brief History." On Monday, Nov. 11, Jeanne Brako, Curator at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, and Jackson Clark, Jr., of Toh-Atin Gallery, both in Durango, Colorado, will discuss this collection of magnificent one-of-a-kind Pueblo, Navajo, and Hispanic textiles representing 800 years of weaving in the Southwest. They will give a brief history of the collection, part of which is now on exhibit at the Wheelwright, as well as historical and contemporary perspectives on Southwest textiles in general. The talk starts at 2:30 p.m., with refreshments at 2:00 p.m.

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