Date: Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Surrey Art Gallery

Vancouver Coast & Mts

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Bettina Matzkuhn, The Magic Quilt, 1983, mixed fabric and buttons. Collection of Surrey Art Gallery. Photo by Cameron Heryet.

Surrey, B.C.— Surrey Art Gallery is pleased to announce one of four textile-themed exhibits at the Gallery this fall, Connecting Threads, opens Sunday, September 23 from 1:30 to 4pm. A panel discussion with exhibiting artists Roxanne Charles, Bettina Matzkhun, and Ruth Scheuing will start at 1:30pm; reception follows at 2:30pm. Admission is free.


Robin Ripley, Untitled (Thread Drawing 1), 2003, thread and mixed media. Collection of Surrey Art Gallery. Photo by SITE Photography.


Artists: Inese Birstins, Pat Cairns, Elizabeth Carefoot, Roxanne Charles (with Feather Arnouse, Harley Chappell, Leann Wells, Samantha Wells, and Joan Williams), Barbara Cole, Barry Goodman, Adad Hannah, Robert Houle, Eva Kupczynski, Cora Li-Leger, Bettina Matzkuhn, Monika Napier, Robin Ripley, Diane Roy, Ruth Scheuing, Nep Sidhu, Margaret Sutherland, Barbara Todd


The afternoon will also celebrate the other textile artworks on exhibit including Maggie Orth’s interactive colour-changing weavings in Moving Towards Stillness; Kathy Slade’s pop culture-infused images and objects in This is a chor­­­­d. This is another.; and the abundance of beloved items for the home and wardrobe in The Art of Warmth by Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild.



Surrey Art Gallery is located at 13750-88 Avenue, Surrey, BC, Canada. 604-501-5566 |
SUMMER HOURS (July 2 to Sep 3): Mon & Fri: 9am−5pm | Tues-Thur 9am−9pm | Sat 10am−5pm | Closed Sundays and holidays.

REGULAR HOURS (from Sep 4): Tues-Thur 9am-9pm | Fri 9am-5pm | Sat 10am-5pm | Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mondays and holidays.