At the Museum: Events and Activities 2012

The 18th Century Tapestries, Phase 1 of the Annapolis Tapestry Project, are now on exhibit at Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main Street, in downtown Annapolis adjacent to City Dock at the corner of Green Street.  The Exhibit runs through December 31, 2012.  Special events and activities are planned as follows:

Friday-Sunday at the Exhibit

See our ‘Work-in-Progress‘: All of the tapestries are stitched in needlepoint. Stitching currently takes place on Friday (morning or midday) and Saturday and Sunday afternoons at the exhibit on one of the small canvases by Annapolis Tapestry Project volunteers.  This live needlepoint demonstration provides an opportunity to grasp the full scope of this multilayer, historic project!   See for yourself why needlepoint is experiencing a revival in the craft and needlework arena.  For specific time and date information about stitching at the Exhibit, please visit “At The Museum: This Week!“.

Our Stitching Volunteers include: Katie Williams, Community Stitching Coordinator and Director for Tapestry Production, and Doris Muller-Burton; Kathy Pendley; Lissa Williamson and Sheryn Blocher.

Make History:  Saturday, November 3, 2012

Join us for this special event  at the exhibit in July and August!  These activities are offered to museum visitors, ages 6-99 years old at no charge from 1 pm to 4:30 p.m.

…Make History! 

We’ve had over 700 stitchers from the U.S. and around the world including France, England, Germany, Ireland, India, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Columbia, Nicaragua, the Czech Republic and Thailand.  Here’s your chance to make history, too!

Come to the Historic Annapolis Museum for this special community event from 1 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturday,                November 3rd.  No experience necessary, as our volunteers will guide you.  Must be between the ages of 6 and 99 years old.

Add your stitches to one of our 19th century original artwork tapestry canvases; sign your name in the Stitchers Log; and become a part of this historic project!  The Stitchers log will become part of the permanent exhibit of the Annapolis Tapestries Project.

For further information, contact us at info@annapolistapestries.com.

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