TradArts Studio & Classes

Fiber and Traditional Arts Initiative

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Trad Arts Studio is Slater Mill’s initiative in fiber, textile, and maker arts.

tradarts_blackTrad Arts Studio is a place for public engagement and place-based presentations in fiber arts, folk craft and performance, convening of fiber art guild members, textile artists, and regional practitioners.

Classes and workshops, innovation showcases, designer salons and trunk shows, making and domestic arts hosted by Trad Arts Studio.

What better setting than the birthplace of the American textile industry, where anyone may enjoy these activities and engage in practices that hearken back to the early days of cottage industry.

 

 

Trad Arts Studio in 2017:

JANUARY 4 – 19; 1-4 p.m.:

Fiber in the Present Tensean exhibition of contemporary works in textile by members of the Surface Design Association RI-MA Chapter,  is open Wed. – Friday afternoons through January 19.  If you miss the gallery, you can see the exhibition during the Knitting Weekend Fiber Art Marketplace, January 21 & 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

JANUARY 20 – 22:

9th Slater Mill KNITTING WEEKEND & Fiber Art Marketplace.  Popular annual convening of knit and design professionals with knitters from our region, with a goal of enriching individual practice through classes and camaraderie. Friday evening salon and trunk show, Saturday luncheon, weekend classes, exhibition, and fiber market all weekend long.  slatermill.org/programs/knittingweekend/

MARCH 28 – MAY 27:

Classes in the fiber arts will be offered in the spring. Three, six and ten-week sessions may include handweaving, natural dyeing, technical dyeing, knitting, and/or chair caning. For announcements and updates, visit slatermill.org and join our email list, or like us on Facebook: facebook.com/slater.mill.  You can also email info (at) slatermill (dot) org to be placed on the interested list.

SEPTEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 9:

Classes in the fiber arts will be offered in the fall. Three, six and ten-week sessions may include handweaving, natural dyeing, technical dyeing, knitting, and/or chair caning. For announcements and updates, visit slatermill.org and join our email list, or like us on Facebook: facebook.com/slater.mill.  You can also email info (at) slatermill (dot) org to be placed on the interested list.

 

ANYTIME:

Our exclusive knitting e-book, Weekend Knitting from Knitting Weekend, features five designer patterns inspired by the birthplace of American industry. Thea Colman, Amy Christoffers, Bristol Ivy, Alicia Plummer, and Ellen Mason, contributors. Proceeds benefit the Old Slater Mill Association. Purchase on Ravelry.com.

 

OUR FALL 2016 CLASS FLYER:

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We thank our sponsors:     Phyllis Kimball Johnstone & H. Earle Kimball Foundation

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Please call 401-725-8638 x.106, or email info (at) slatermill (dot) org for information, or to register.

For more information email tradarts@slatermill.org