Mary Burns, weaver

Manitowish River Studio Calendar of Events

Shows, Exhibits & Teaching

2018 Events

November 17, 2018

Presentation, Ancestral Women Exhibit, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

November 3, 2018

Opening Reception, Ancestral Women Exhibit, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

November 3, 2018 – January 31, 2019

Ancestral Women Exhibit, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

November 2, 3, and 17th

Tapestry weaving workshop, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

October 13, 2018

Ancestral Women Presentation, Wisconsin Handweaver’s Guild, Milwaukee, WI

October 5-7 2018

Participating in the Northwoods Fall Art Tour

Demonstrating on jacquard, rug and tapestry looms

Come and weave on our community tapestry loom!

10:00- 5:00 daily

www.northwoodsarttour.com

August 8, 2018

“Tapestry Weaving Workshop”

This is an introductory tapestry weaving workshop. Learn basic tapestry techniques while working on individual frame looms. We will work primarily with colorful wool yarn and possibly some cotton, linen and bling!

Woods Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island, WI

August 7 & 8, 2018

“Community Weave-In: the Colors of Summer”

Join me to create woven panels at a Community Weave-In! Learn basic weaving skills while working with friends and family to create collaborative weavings for the island. We will be weaving on two 4’ tapestry looms. Come and play with the colors of summer.

Woods Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island, WI

August (date TBD)

Tapestry Weaving Workshop

Manitowish River Studio

July 27-29 2018

Participating in the Northwoods Summer Art Tour

Demonstrating on jacquard, rug and tapestry looms

Come and weave on our community tapestry loom!

10:00- 5:00 daily

www.northwoodsarttour.com

July 19, 2018

Workshop: Felted Birds, Black-Capped Chickadee, North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters, WI

June 27, 2018

Reception and Presentation for the Ancestral Women Exhibit, Madeline Island Historical Museum, LaPointe, Madeline Island, WI

June 15, 2018

Workshop: Felted Landscapes, LOLA, Land O’Lakes, WI

May 19, 2018

Ancestral Women Presentation, Paper Discovery Center, Appleton, WI

May 2 – October 22, 2018

Ancestral Women Exhibit, Madeline Island Historical Museum, LaPointe, Madeline Island, WI

February 23, 2018

Workshop: Felted Birds, LOLA, Land O’Lakes, WI

January 11, 2018

Workshop: Felted Love Birds, LOLA, Land O’Lakes, WI

January 22 – April 5, 2018

Ancestral Women Exhibit, Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, WI

 January 16 – 19, 2018

Artist in Residence, Indian Community School of Milwaukee (Franklin, WI)

Exhibits and Shows 2017

October 18, 2017 - January 19, 2018

Ancestral Women Exhibit at the Indian Community School of Milwaukee (Franklin, Wisconsin)

October 18 opening reception during the National Congress of American Indians cultural evening event

Exhibit open to public by appointment; please call the school at (414) 525-6100

Mid-October

Ancestral Women Exhibit at the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums International Conference, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico

October 6, 7 and 8, 2017

Participating in the Northwoods Fall Art Tour
10:00- 5:00 daily
www.northwoodsarttour.com

July 28, 29, and 30, 2017

Participating in the Northwoods Summer Art Tour
10:00- 5:00 daily
www.northwoodsarttour.com

Early June through October 1, 2017

Ancestral Women Exhibit
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Ashland, WI

May 11-12, 2017

Ancestral Women Exhibit
WIEA Conference
Minocqua, WI

March 25, 2017  

Ancestral Women Exhibit (partial exhibit) and Gallery Talk
Celebrate the UP Conference
Marquette, MI

March 20, 2017

Ancestral Women Exhibit (partial exhibit)
Waaswaaganing Indian Bowl Living Arts and Culture Center Reception and Celebration
Wisconsin Historical Society Museum
Madison, WI

Teaching 2017

September 24 - 27, 2017

Bird Migration to Wild Mushrooms to Natural Dyes (Mary Burns and John Bates)

(This is primarily a natural history workshop with one segment on natural dyeing)

Dillman’s Creative Art Workshops, Lac du Flambeau
http://www.dillmans.com/dcaf/2017_schedule.html

August 25-27, 2017

Tree and Shrub Identification/Natural History Three Day Workshop (Mary Burns and John Bates)
Sign up through Nicolet College Outdoor Adventure Series at 715-356-6753 or 800-585-9304 or see their website

August 15 - 18, 2017

Art Camp
North Lakeland Discovery Center
Manitowish Waters, WI

July 27, 2017

Talk for Boulder Junction Library, 7 - 8 p.m. (Mary Burns and John Bates)

June 2 - 4, 2017

Birding Skills Three Day Workshop (Mary and John)
7-11 each day
Sign-up through Nicolet College Outdoor Adventure Series at 715- 356-6753 or 800-585-9304 or see their website

May 21 - 25, 2017

Wildflowers to Nesting Loons to Old Growth Forests
(This is primarily a natural history workshop with one segment on natural dyeing) (Mary and John)
Dillman's Art Workshop Retreat, Lac du Flambeau, WI
http://www.dillmans.com/dcaf/2017_schedule.html

May 15 - 17, 2017

Field Botany Class

Outdoor Adventure

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Manitowish River Studio
4245N State Highway 47
Mercer, WI 54547

Tel: 715-476-2828

manitowish@centurytel.net

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