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Meet-and-Greet with ASI Artist-in-Residence Siiri Korhonen

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Siiri Korhonen is a Finnish weaver and an Artist-in-Residence at the American Swedish Institute from August 6th-16th. During her stay, she will be weaving a contemporary ryijy in the galleries of the Turnblad mansion, complementing the current exhibit, The Living Tradition of Ryijy—Finnish Rugs and their Makers.  In this lecture, Siiri will introduce four iconic Finnish woven interior products: Raanu, Ryijy, Täkänä and Käspaikka. She will survey their function, technique, design, and contemporary status.

Tickets: $9/nonmembers, free for ASI and Weavers Guild Members. Ticket includes admission to the museum, including The Living Tradition of Ryijy—Finnish Rugs and their Makers

Advance registration recommended but not required. Call (612) 871-4907 or register online here. 


Sponsored by the Weavers Guild of Minnesota in partnership with the American Swedish Institute.

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