Upcoming Shows

Fundraising for the Gift on an Important Delaware Sampler
to be donated to Winterthur Musuem
in Honor of the Highly Significant Contributions of Dr. Gloria Seaman Allen
for further information
visit samplings.com/announcement

 

CURRENT and UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS and Conferences
 
Girlhood (It's Complicated).

National Museum of American History (NMAH) in Washington, DC.

The exhibition is one in many ways in which the various Smithsonian museums have chosen to honor the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.

The exhibition will be at the NMAH for two years, after which it will be a traveling exhibition and be on display at five to seven other museums in the country 2023-2025.

https://americanhistory.si.edu/exhibitions/girlhood-its-complicated?utm_...

Sewful Work

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Needlework exhibit on view July 9, 2020 - December 24, 2020

Adam and Eve Embroideries
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gallery 727
small installation featuring the large Adam & Eve chimney piece, Boston, 
c. 1760 and related needleworks, prints and paintings. Until early August. 

Fundraising for the Gift on an Important Delaware Sampler
to be donated to Winterthur Musuem
in Honor of the Highly Significant Contributions of Dr. Gloria Seaman Allen
for further information
visit samplings.com/announcement

Decorative Arts of the South Carolina Midlands
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA)
Columbia, South Carolina
October 24, 2020
for further information
visit mesda.org
 
 
NEW RESOURCES
 
New Light: Notes on a Vermont Schoolgirl Embroidery
Article in The Magazine Antiques (July 3, 2020) by Dr. Gene R. Garthwaite
 
The Hannah Samplers
"Fiber Talk Live" with Gary Parr, July 8, 2020
interview with Barbara Hutson of Queenstown Sampler Designs
 
A Sampler from the Bennington Museum Blog Post
visit Bennington's website for more information
on this sampler from 1835.
 
Sewing and Embroidery Lessons at the College of San Ignacio de Loyola, Vizcaínas
Check out a recorded Zoom presentation (in Spanish, password is: 0p%eR140)
about school girl embroidery in Mexico City from the College of San Ignacio De Loyola, Vizcaínas, founded in 1767
 
Hidden Stories/Human Lives
Check out the online symposium from The Textile Society of America.
 
A Guide to Early American Samplers
Head over to Simmons College Library page for A Guide to Early American Samplers.

"A Stitch in Time" - Blog Post
by Stacey Fraser
Lexington Historical Society, Massachusetts 

visit lexingtonhistory.org

"Threads of History: Swetland family samplers" - Blog Post
by Aimee Newell
Luzerne County Historical Society, Pennsylvania 
visit luzernehistory.org
 
"The Tethering Stitch, The Liberating Stitch" - YouTube Video

by Mariah Gruner
Decorative Arts Trust 2019 Emerging Scholars Colloquium
visit 
youtube.com