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June 5, Friday, 6 - 9PM
The Joyce Gordon Gallery - 406 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612

Loss: Artist Talk with Alice Beasley and guest Nancy Bavor of San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Joyce Gordon Gallery presents "Loss – Public/Private" with textile art by Alice Beasley. Loss: Public/Private examines absence and loss in both our private (life, aging, loneliness); and in our public lives (voting rights, gun violence, global financial crisis).

For more information please visit Loss: Artist Talk with Alice Beasley and guest Nancy Bavor


June 5, Friday open from 12 – 7pm, Pay what you can
7pm – 9pm Free

June South First Friday

Stop by the Museum on First Friday for a craft and a look at the exhibition including A Common Thread, Kawandi Adventure, and Bedouin Textiles we have on view.

South First Fridays Website


June 6, Saturday, 2 - 4PM, FREE ADMISSION

Etsy Craft Party & Craft Swap

Etsy is celebrating 10 years of making in 2015 and SJMQT is throwing a party! The theme for Etsy’s 2015 Craft Party is “Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape”. Join us for fun collage projects. More details TBA. Need some new materials? We will also hold a craft materials swap to help crafters replenish their materials. Clean out any unwanted goods to swap at the party for new materials to take home.

For more information please visit SFEtsy.

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June 6, Saturday, 11AM - 2PM

San Jose Museum of Art - 110 South Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

Community Day: Maker Day

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles will be joining the San Jose Museum of Art in a Community Day. Stop by our booth for a hands-on activity.

For more information please visit Community Day: Maker Day.

Blue Bicycle

June 14, Sunday, 2 - 4PM

An Event with Margaret Fabrizio: An Adventurous Life

Join artist Margaret Fabrizio as she traces her adventures in quilt making, her discovery of kawandi, and participate in the unveiling of her most recent work, "In Fuller Bloom." Using her entertaining self-directed videos of previous quilt unveilings and travel adventures, Margaret will reveal how a concert harpsichordist became an award winning quilt maker and artist. This is one event you won't want to miss!

$20 Members/$40 Non-members/$25 Seniors and Students
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These exhibitions and related programs are supported in part by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Silicon Valley Creates, in partnership with the County of Santa Clara and California Arts Council; by a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San Jose; and the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association.