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Queer Threads - Exhibition Programming

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Friday, January 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

Queer Threads - Exhibition Programming

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
ARTIST TALK: January 18th, 1PM
Jai Andrew Carrillo, Aubrey Longley-Cook, Liz Collins, James Gobel, and Allyson Mitchell
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ARTIST TALK: January 18th, 3PM
Melanie Braverman, Chiachio & Giannone, John Thomas Paradiso, and Maria E. Piñeres
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TOUR: February 1, 1 PM - Debbie Stoller
Stoller is the author of the wildly popular Stitch 'n Bitch knitting and crocheting books, of which there are now 5 in the series. She is also co-founder and editor-in-chief of BUST magazine, which hosts bi-annual BUST Magazine Craftaculars in New York and London. She holds a PhD from Yale University in the Psychology of Women.
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ARTIST TALK: February 8, 1 PM
Rebecca Levi, L.J. Roberts, Buzz Slutzky and Nathan Vincent
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ARTIST TALK: February 20, 7PM
Chris Bogia, Jesse Harrod, Larry Krone, Aaron McIntosh, and Sheila Pepe
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TOUR: March 6, 7 PM - Todd Oldham
In addition to his notable contributions to fashion, interior and product design, Oldham most recently created the Kid Made Modern craft book and products line.
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TOUR: March 8, 1 PM - Costello Tagliapietra
Acclaimed womenswear designers Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra not only are collectors of craft-based art, but also are the muses to a series of work by San Francisco-based artist James Gobel, whose painting Fitting No. 1 featuring the duo is on view in Queer Threads.
-1 Tickets Ended Free  
ARTIST TALK: March 8, 4 PM - Julia Bryan-Wilson, PhD
Leading queer craft scholar Julia Bryan-Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the History of Art Department at UC Berkeley, will lead an informal talk and walk-through of Queer Threads. She will respond to the exhibition and share insights from her forthcoming book, Crisis Craft: Handmade Art and Activism since 1970, and her ongoing research interests in artistic labor, feminism, queer theory, and textile handicraft.
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ARTIST TALK: March 13, 7 PM - AIDS and Queer Craft
Presented in partnership with Visual AIDS, Toronto-based artist Jessica Whitbread and Brooklyn-based artist LJ Roberts will explore how HIV/AIDS activism uniquely inspired their featured work in Queer Threads.
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Event Details

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community
Exhibition dates: January 17 to March 16, 2014
Public Opening: January 17, 2014 6-8 pm

LEADERS IN DESIGN, CRAFT, AND ART TO LEAD EVENTS EXPLORING QUEER THREADS CRAFT EXHIBITION

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity & Community,
curated by John Chaich, presents twenty-four artists from around the world who mix fine art traditions with thread-based craft materials and processes—from crochet, embroidery, knitting, and lace to macramé, needlepoint, quilting, and sewing—to remix contemporary gay & lesbian culture.

Queer Threads Programming: To complement ideas and themes in the exhibition, Queer Threads curator John Chaich has arranged a series of intimate artist talks and exclusive gallery tours led by design and craft leaders.


Space is limited for each event and an RSVP/ticket is required.  

Tickets are limited to one per person. (Due to the size and nature of the artwork in this exhibition, group size for each event is limited.)

If the event is sold out, you may add your name to the waitlist, you will be contact if space becomes available. Should you find that you are unable to attend after you’ve confirmed a ticket, please cancel your reservation as there is a waitlist for each event. 

TALKS AND TOURS:

Talk: Saturday, January 18, 1 pm | Artists Talk

Jai Andrew Carrillo, Aubrey Longley-Cook, Liz Collins, James Gobel and Allyson Mitchell

Talk: Saturday, January 18, 3 pm | Artists Talk

Melanie Braverman, ChiachIo & Giannone, John Thomas Paradiso, and Maria E. Piñeres

Tour: Saturday, February 1, 1 pm   | Debbie Stoller, contemporary knitting expert

Stoller is the author of the wildly popular Stitch 'n Bitch knitting and crocheting books, of which there are now 5 in the series. She is also co-founder and editor-in-chief of BUST magazine, which hosts bi-annual BUST Magazine Craftaculars in New York and London. She holds a PhD from Yale University in the Psychology of Women. www.knithappens.com

Talk: Saturday, February 8, 1 pm | Artists Talk

Rebecca Levi, L.J Roberts, Buzz Slutzky, and Nathan Vincent

Talk: Thursday, February 20, 7 pm | Artists Talk

Chris Bogia, Jesse Harrod, Larry KroneAaron McIntosh, and Sheila Pepe

Tour: Thursday March 6, 7 pm   |   Todd Oldham, interdisciplinary designer

In addition to his notable contributions to fashion, interior and product design, Oldham most recently created the Kid Made Modern craft book and products line. www.toddoldhamstudio.com

Tour: Saturday, March 8, 1 pm | Costello Tagliapietra, fashion designers

Acclaimed womenswear designers Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra not only are collectors of
craft-based art, but also are the muses to a series of work by San Francisco-based artist James Gobel, whose painting Fitting No. 1 featuring the duo is on view in Queer Threads.
www.costellotagliapietra.com

 Talk: Saturday, March 8, 4 pm | Artists Talk: Julia Bryan-Wilson, PhD

Leading queer craft scholar Julia Bryan-Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the History of Art Department at UC Berkeley, will lead an informal talk and walk-through of Queer Threads. She will respond to the exhibition and share insights from her forthcoming book, Crisis Craft: Handmade Art and Activism since 1970, and her ongoing research interests in artistic labor, feminism, queer theory, and textile handicraft.

Talk: Thursday, March 13, 7 pm , | Artists Talk: AIDS and Queer craft

Presented in partnership with Visual AIDS, Toronto-based artist Jessica Whitbread and Brooklyn-based artist LJ Roberts will explore how HIV/AIDS activism uniquely inspired their featured work in Queer Threads.


 

Image:  L.J. Roberts, The Queer Houses of Brooklyn in the Three Towns of Breukelen, Boswyck,and Midwout during the 41st Year of the Stonewall Era, (based on a 2010 drawing by Daniel Rosza Lang/Levitsky with 24 illustrations by Buzz Slutzky on printed pin-back buttons), 2011, Poly-fill, acrylic, rayon, Lurex, wool, polyester, cotton lame, sequins, and blended  fabrics, 138 x 114 x 108 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Elaine Reuben. Photo credit: The Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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When & Where


Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster St
New York, NY 10013

Friday, January 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)


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Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

“…invaluable museum.” Holland Cotter, New York Times, June 2013

Best place for gay culture, Time Out New York: New York's Best 2012

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is the first and only dedicated LGBTQ art museum in the world with a mission to exhibit and preserve LGBTQ art, and foster the artists who create it. The Museum has a permanent collection of over 22,000 objects, 6-8 major exhibitions annually, artist talks, film screenings, readings, THE ARCHIVE - a quarterly art newsletter, a membership program, and a research library.

The Leslie-Lohman Museum is operated by the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Inc, a nonprofit founded in 1987 by Charles W. Leslie and Fritz Lohman who have supported gay and lesbian artists for over 30 years. The Leslie-Lohman Museum embraces the rich creative history of the gay and lesbian art community by informing, inspiring, entertaining, and challenging all who enter its doors.

The Museum is located at 26 Wooster Street in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. Admission is free and hours are 12pm-6pm Tuesday through Sunday. The Museum is closed Monday and all major holidays. The Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization and is exempt from taxation under section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code. The Museum can be reached at 212-431-2609. For more information go to  LeslieLohman.org


 

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