Artist Spotlight: Ewa Latkowska-Żychska


Our new HAM blog is highlighting many of the world-renowned artists whose work can be found in our Contemporary International Tapestry exhibition. This time, our blog features Ewa Latkowska-Żychska. The exhibition runs until May 10. Ewa Latkowska-Żychska finds inspiration for her tapestry art in the beautiful landscapes that surround her. "Every week I depart from Warsaw -- the city where I [Read More...]

Opening Reception


A lively crowd of more than 300 attended the opening reception of Contemporary International Tapestry on January 11, 2015. The works of 40 tapestry artists from nine different countries are included in this exhibition. “We hope visitors will take away a new perspective on an ancient art form,” notes Carol K. Russell, exhibition curator. “Tapestry can and shall endure through the [Read More...]

A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei


891 A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei - Sunday, March 22 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Check-in & Coffee 10:00 -11:00 a.m. Lecture by Archie Brennan: Tapestry Weaving Today - An Open Creative Journey 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lecture by Susan Martin Maffei: Modern Tapestry's Connection to Ancient Cultures of the Americas 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Break 1:30 - [Read More...]

Handweaving Tapestries For Kids with Carol K. Russell


890 Handweaving Tapestries For Kids with Carol K. Russell Ages 6 & up Tuition: $40; member: $30 Instructor: Carol K. Russell Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19 Join tapestry artist and curator, Carol K. Russell, and learn how to weave your own tapestry.  After a brief tour of the artworks in the exhibition Contemporary International Tapestry, children will learn a simple method of hand-weaving to design [Read More...]

Artist Spotlight: Archie Brennan


Archie Brennan has been a leading international figure in tapestry for more than 25 years. You'll find his work in major art museums around the world, and he has taught and lectured at universities and art schools since 1962. Brennan joined his fellow artisans in 1948, as an apprentice. During his prolific career, he has woven more than 500 tapestries. [Read More...]