The Springfield Museum’s latest exhibit, “The Living Art of Handmade Lace: an Exhibit of Lace from the Oregon Trail Lacemakers”, is opening Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Springfield Museum. The exhibit will run from July 12 to August 31, 2019.

This exhibit is largely a collection of handmade bobbin lace created by members of the Oregon Trail Lacemakers using traditional methods. The exhibit will also explore the history of lacemaking, and the different ways that lace can be made. There will also be demonstrations of lacemaking throughout the exhibit, as well as take-home crafts and supplies.

The Oregon Trail Lacemakers seek to preserve and expand the enjoyment of the unique art of lacemaking by teaching, practicing, demonstrating, and celebrating lace in historical and contemporary styles. Find out more about the Oregon Trail Lacemakers at their website: https://oregontraillacemakers.weebly.com/

The opening reception will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the Downtown Springfield Second Friday Art Walk on Friday, July 12 at the Museum.

Regular museum hours are 1-4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday. Admission is free!

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What: “The Living Art of Handmade Lace: an Exhibit of Lace from the Oregon Trail Lacemakers” exhibit

When:  On display July 12 to August 31, 2019 with a reception from 5-8 p.m., Friday, July 12

Where:  Springfield Museum, 590 Main Street, Springfield, OR

Additional Information: Madeline McGraw, 541.726.3677 or mmcgraw@springfield-or.gov

 

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