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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.
Darlene Hecnar - Spinning and Weaving Demos
Date and time
Baggage Building Arts Centre
Thunder Bay, ON
Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.
Spinning...Darlene will be demonstrating spinning from a silk/merino blend roving that she uses in weaving her scarves.
Card Weaving...Darlene will be weaving a sash using a Viking pattern that was unearthed from the Oseberg Viking Ship.
Rigid Heddle Weaving...Darlene will be weaving a scarf using the clasped weft technique.
Artist: Darlene has been spinning and weaving for 14 years and has had her work featured on the Cover Page of the Fibre Focus Magazine. She has also written articles for the Fibre Focus Magazine...one on the Viking weave pattern. Darlene is the past Northwestern Ontario Regional Representative of the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Organization. She will have some of her work on display at the Waterfront Arts Fair.
Waterfront Arts Fair
The Waterfront Arts Fair will be a collaborative effort of individual artists, arts groups, organizations and guilds who will be coming together to perform, demonstrate, promote, share and sell their creations. The Fair will be showcasing and celebrating the vibrant Arts and Culture within our community and providing a rare view of the hard work, dedication, skill development, imagination, and self-expression involved in the creation process.
Attendees will be dazzled by live performances throughout the day, the opportunity to meet local artists and watch them demonstrate their processes at the vendors market area and also participate in a variety of hands on family friendly activities
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The Waterfront Arts Fair will be a collaborative effort of individual artists, arts groups, organizations and guilds who will be coming together to perform, demonstrate, promote, share and sell their creations. The Fair will be showcasing a...