Crafts Center events bring together the NC State community and public for fun, socializing and artistic enrichment. All events and exhibitions take place at the Crafts Center unless otherwise noted.

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Summer 2018

Threads of Imagination: Triangle Art Quilters Exhibition

Threads of Imagination Exhibition


Opening Reception:
Thursday, May 17, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Exhibition: May 14 – July 9

An exhibition of work by the Triangle Art Quilters. Art quilts combine traditional quilting techniques with imagery and ideas to create art objects that are usually intended to be hung or worn.


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Joan RuaneJOAN RUANE: Cotton from Field to Loom

Saturday, May 19, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

In conjunction with a weekend workshop presented by the Twisted Threads Fiber Arts Guild, NC State students and the public alike are invited for a free evening presentation by noted cotton spinner Joan Ruane on cotton raising, harvesting, ginning, the classification station, processing lint into sliver and then yarn. Hand woven projects round out the talk with time for questions.  To learn more about Joan visit her website

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