Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery: Subversive, Skilled, Sublime—Fiber Art by Women, presented by SAQA

Online Event
2pm EST (GMT/UTC -5)


Emma Amos, Winning, 1982, acrylic on linen with hand-woven fabric, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Mary Savig will provide a sneak peek at the Renwick Gallery's upcoming exhibition, Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women. This project draws on archival and oral history recordings to amplify the voices and personal backstories of participating artists. All artworks are from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. Along those lines, Savig will also share details of some major new acquisitions.


Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Quilt Alliance, Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), and Surface Design Association. The programs are held online at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific) each Wednesday.

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