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SEW WHAT?

July 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Sew What?                       Help Make the Art!

All skill levels welcome! Never sewn before? Join us! Master quilter?
Join us! Just curious? Join the artist and become part of the art.

Amanda Browder (American, born 1976). Images from Magic Chormacity, 2014: Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts building and Alys Stephens Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham; the artist’s studio; and public sewing days.

This project is part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Public Art Initiative, Join artist Amanda Browder for Public Sewing Days and help create the next work in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Public Art Initiative!

You can help arrange, cut, pin, and sew the monumental public artwork that will be on view in August 2016.

Sewing dates at the Olmsted Center for Sight:

APRIL

April 28  11 am–8 pm

April 29 & 30  9 am–6 pm

MAY

May 19 11 am–8 pm

May 20 & 21  9 am–6 pm

JULY

July 21 11 am–8 pm

July 22 & 23 9 am–6 pm

FABRIC DONATIONS NEEDED! 

The Albright-Knox is currently seeking fabric donations for the creation of Browder’s latest monumental public artwork, Spectral Locus, which will be installed in Buffalo in August 2016. Donated fabrics may include cotton, polyester, rayon, and canvas-cloth, with bright colors and bold patterns preferred. Non-stretch fabrics only, please. Donations must be larger than one square foot, with large sections appreciated. Please no clothing, sheets, or fabric of brown, grey, or white. Fabric may be dropped off at the following locations beginning on March 31:

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo
Buffalo Arts Studio, 2495 Main Street, 5th floor, Buffalo
Hamburg Public Library, 102 Buffalo St, Hamburg
Olmsted Center for Sight, 1170 Main Street, Buffalo
Starlight Studio & Art Gallery, 340 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo

Details

Date:
July 22, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Website:
http://www.albrightknox.org/collection/public-art/piece:spectral-locus/

Organizer

Brooke Kibrick
Phone:
716-888-4564
Website:
www.olmstedcenter.org

Venue

Olmsted Center For Sight
1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Phone:
716-882-1025
Website:
www.olmstedcenter.org