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Woven Together marks 50 years of spinning and weaving in Chilliwack

Reception Feb. 29 is Chilliwack’s first look at the museum’s latest community-driven exhibition
Woven Together: The Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild,’ show opening reception is on Feb. 29 at the Chilliwack Museum. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

It will be a truly textural celebration marking 50 years of spinning and weaving in Chilliwack.

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is getting ready for the opening reception for ‘Woven Together: Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild,’ coming up at the museum on Feb. 29.

The event will commemorate the Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild’s 50th anniversary, exploring the guild’s resplendent history of sharing ancient knowledge and bringing people together to celebrate the art of spinning and weaving.

“We invite you to join us for the opening reception of Woven Together: Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild on February 29.”

The show will feature a range of large and small-scale projects from both beginner and master weavers of the guild.

“The evening at the museum feature the community’s first look at our latest community-driven exhibition,” said museum officials in the invite.

Attendees can expect some light refreshments, and a live weaving demonstration.

Opening reception for Woven Together is Thursday, February 29, 2024, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Chilliwack Museum, 45820 Spadina Avenue, admission by donation, with no tickets in advance.

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Jennifer Feinberg

About the Author: Jennifer Feinberg

I have been a Chilliwack Progress reporter for 20+ years, covering the arts, city hall, as well as Indigenous, and climate change stories.
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