Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Deadline: Apr 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs 
February 7 to April 23, 2019.
Borealis Gallery, Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre.
 

Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs explores the unique stories and histories that have informed hooked rugs in Canada, the highly recognizable forms of folk art with roots in 19th-century North America. Featuring hooked rugs from the Textive Museum of Canada's rich archive of international material culture, the exhibition represents generations of artisanal entrepreneurship, women’s domestic and collective work, as well as rural development in Canada.

Curated by Shauna McCabe, Natalia Nekrassova, Sarah Quinton and Roxane Shaughnessy.

More information at: https://www.assembly.ab.ca/visitorcentre/borealis/HomeEconomics.html