Credit: Barbara Heller
Nature’s Clothesline ‘airs’ at Museum of Surrey Oct. 29, 2020
Nature’s Clothesline introduces the idea of sustainable textiles through upcycled art, textile creations and objects about sustainability.
Surrey, BC – Museum of Surrey is excited to present their latest feature exhibit ‘Nature’s Clothesline,’ coming to the museum October 29. This exciting and creative textile exhibit tells the story of clothing consumption and the dramatic increase in textile waste worldwide. Nature’s Clothesline introduces the idea of sustainable textiles through upcycled art, textile creations and objects about sustainability.
Six renowned textile artists will display their creations, including: Roxanne Charles, Sola Fiedler, Barbara Heller, Sharon Kallis, Ruth Scheuing and Amy Walker. Works by the Peace Arch Weavers Society (PAWS) and objects from Native Shoes and Trans-Continental Textiles will also be featured.
“This exhibit ties together a group of incredibly talented textile artists with ideas that offer awareness, insight, and celebration,” said Museum of Surrey Manager Lynn Saffery. “All are connected by the theme of nature and invite us to Re-think, Re-create, Respond, Recycle and Rejoice.”
Nature’s Clothesline runs until Feb. 21, 2020. Free pre-registered, one-hour self-guided tours are available from Wednesday to Saturday. The museum follows all citywide COVID-19 safety protocols as per Health BC, City of Surrey and WorkSafe BC. Registration is required. Call 604-592-6956 to book your tour before spaces fill up.
About Museum of Surrey
Museum of Surrey is a dynamic and accessible community hub and cultural space that reflects the City of Surrey’s innovation and creativity. It is a people museum, with a mission to connect people and stories through engaging events, interactive exhibits, programs, textiles and local, national and international exhibitions, as well as public space for rentals. The site, located at 17710 56A Avenue in Surrey, is also home to Veterans Square, where the Anderson Cabin, 1881 Town Hall and Anniedale School are situated.