Visions Art Museum

Visions Art Museum Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles is a non-profit international member-supported organization dedicated to fine art quilts + textiles.
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Visions Art Museum is a not-for-profit international arts organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of the quilt as art. The organization will achieve its purpose by establishing a worldwide network of dedicated members, advisers, associates, and affiliates that will — ▪ Organize and stage exhibitions of outstanding quilts in museum quality settings. ▪ Present workshops, lectures, contemporary quilt registry, and related activities to its members, world arts community, and general public. ▪ Promote presentations and discussions of the quilt as art in leading international art, quilting, and general circulation media. ▪ Encourage and promote quilting of the highest aesthetic and artistic quality.

Mission: Our mission is to create an international community of quilt and textile artists, collectors and the public through exhibitions, education, and engaging programs that increase the appreciation of quilts, textiles and fiber as fine art.

Online services available; Pickup available

Missed the opening?VAM is delighted to share with you a recording of our recent exhibition opening event featuring guita...
01/27/2021

Missed the opening?

VAM is delighted to share with you a recording of our recent exhibition opening event featuring guitarist Fred Benedetti. Go to our website under Current Events to watch the video!

Fred has much original music on his recording Dream Voyage including some of the tracks played today: Desert Night, Mediterranean Sunrise (called Dream Voyage on this CD), La Paz, Peace Within, and Child of Sol are available on Spotify and CD. The CD can be ordered here or found at Spotify:album:6IheOr4qHWBqgfIwLBFJHa.
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CMM35 Cuff BraceletOne-of-a-kind fiber art on a sterling silver coated cuff bracelet.Australia-based artist, Michelle Mi...
01/25/2021

CMM35 Cuff Bracelet

One-of-a-kind fiber art on a sterling silver coated cuff bracelet.

Australia-based artist, Michelle Mischkulnig, creates her wearable fiber art by free-motion embroidery on hand-dyed silks with a wealth of embellishments across the colorful surface.
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Meet the Juror of Shifting TidesMarch 26, 2021 at 11:00am PTTo close our series of talks with the artists from SAQA’s Sh...
01/22/2021

Meet the Juror of Shifting Tides
March 26, 2021 at 11:00am PT

To close our series of talks with the artists from SAQA’s Shifting Tides, join us to hear the exhibition's juror, Ann Johnston, discuss her thoughts on the exhibition and its development. Questions will be welcome.

To register, go to our online store and purchase the season pass: visionsartmuseum.org/shop
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January Stir Crazy - Botanical Dyed Journal CoversWith Tara RitaccoNew Year, New Dye-it! Now that you’ve learned about t...
01/20/2021

January Stir Crazy - Botanical Dyed Journal Covers
With Tara Ritacco

New Year, New Dye-it! Now that you’ve learned about the process of dyeing with food, plants, and plant extracts with Tara Ritacco, let’s use that wonderful, dyed fabric. For instructions on how to create a journal cover for a journal you are already using or plan to use, go to our website: visionsartmuseum.org/activities.

Be sure to post a photo of your process and dyed fabric on Facebook and Instagram using the tags #stircrazyvam and #vambotanicaldyes.

Meet the Artists of Shifting Tides #1-7February 5 - March 19, 2021 at 11:00am PTJoin us for a talk each Friday in Februa...
01/20/2021

Meet the Artists of Shifting Tides #1-7
February 5 - March 19, 2021 at 11:00am PT

Join us for a talk each Friday in February and March with artists from SAQA’s Shifting Tides. Each Friday, 5 different artists will discuss their work and inspiration. Questions will be welcome.

To register, go to our online store and purchase the season pass: visionsartmuseum.org/shop

Artists of pieces posted in order:
1. Help Me! by Diana Bartelings
2. Tidewater Glacier by Cat Larrea
3. Seaside II by Nancy Lemke
4. Diatom VIII by Carla Stehr
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Meet the Artist: Sandra MeechJanuary 29, 2021 at 11am PTJoin us for a talk with Sandra Meech about works in her solo onl...
01/19/2021

Meet the Artist: Sandra Meech
January 29, 2021 at 11am PT

Join us for a talk with Sandra Meech about works in her solo online exhibition at VAM, Polar Expressions, with special guest host Luana Rubin of eQuilter.com. Questions will be welcome at the end of the program.

Don't miss out on these amazing artists! Get your season pass today at our online store: visionsartmuseum.org/shop
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C2BB2 Tidepool Beaded Bracelet/C2BB1 Seashell Beaded BraceletBeaded bracelets by Beth Blankenship. Hook and eye closure....
01/18/2021

C2BB2 Tidepool Beaded Bracelet/C2BB1 Seashell Beaded Bracelet

Beaded bracelets by Beth Blankenship. Hook and eye closure.
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Meet the Artist: Beth BlankenshipJanuary 22, 2021 at 11:00 am PTJoin us for a talk with Beth Blankenship about works in ...
01/18/2021

Meet the Artist: Beth Blankenship
January 22, 2021 at 11:00 am PT

Join us for a talk with Beth Blankenship about works in her solo exhibition at VAM, Connecting Threads. Questions will be welcome at the end of the program.

To get your season pass to hear these wonderful artists please visit our online store: visionsartmuseum.org/shop
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The online Exhibitions are now LIVE! Come check out Connecting Threads, Polar Expressions, Shifting Tides, and The San D...
01/16/2021

The online Exhibitions are now LIVE! Come check out Connecting Threads, Polar Expressions, Shifting Tides, and The San Diego Seaside on our website: www.visionsartmuseum.org

Artist Credit:
1. A Bering Sea Story, detail by Beth Blankenship
2. What Lies Beneath, panel one by Sandra Meech
3. An Instance of Change, detail by Janet Hiller
4. Dreaming of Maui, by Patty Brown
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Don't Miss!Storytellers of San Diego Marilyn McPhie and Sarah Saulter present folktales inspired by the textile work of ...
01/16/2021

Don't Miss!

Storytellers of San Diego Marilyn McPhie and Sarah Saulter present folktales inspired by the textile work of Melody Money's exhibit Of Meadow and Blue Skies.

to visit the exhibition page go to our website: visionsartmuseum.org/money
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Meet the Artist Events!Enjoy Meet the Artist events for all of our January exhibitions, consecutive Fridays from January...
01/15/2021

Meet the Artist Events!

Enjoy Meet the Artist events for all of our January exhibitions, consecutive Fridays from January 22nd through March 26th, 2021.

Season Pass: $40/Members $60/Non-members for all 10 events
To get your season pass please visit our website: visionsartmuseum.org/shop

Individual tickets will not be available. Can't make them all? Recording will be available to all season pass holders.

This season's events:
January 22: Beth Blankenship of Connecting Threads

January 29: Sandra Meech of Polar Expressions with special guest host, Luana Rubin of eQuilter.com

February 5-March 19: The artists of SAQA's Shifting Tides (see the full lineup here.)

February 26: Ann Johnston, the juror of SAQA's Shifting Tides
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Today's post features pieces from one of our upcoming galleries Connecting Threads. This gallery along with Polar Expres...
01/14/2021

Today's post features pieces from one of our upcoming galleries Connecting Threads. This gallery along with Polar Expressions, Shifting Tides, and The San Diego Seaside will be online starting January 16th!

To register for our season pass visit our website visionsartmuseum.org/shop.

Artists in order:
1. A Bering Sea Story by Beth Blankenship
2. How I Wonder Where You Are by Beth Blankenship
3. Ghost Gear by Beth Blankenship
4. Tide Pool (Urchins) by Beth Blankenship
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Here's some more pieces from the galleries that will be online starting January 16th! These pieces are from Shifting Tid...
01/13/2021

Here's some more pieces from the galleries that will be online starting January 16th! These pieces are from Shifting Tides and Polar Expressions.

To register for our season pass visit our website visionsartmuseum.org/shop.

Artists in order:
1. An Instance of Change by Janet Hiller
2. The Burning Sea by Phyllis Cullen
3. Dip 6 (Woman with Ulu) by Sandra Meech
4. Polar Meltdown (I-IV) by Sandra Meech
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Here's a sneak peek of the galleries that will be online this month! These pieces are from the Seaside Quilt Guild in th...
01/12/2021

Here's a sneak peek of the galleries that will be online this month! These pieces are from the Seaside Quilt Guild in the VAM Spotlight Gallery. To see our current exhibitions visit our website visionsartmuseum.org/current-exhibitions.

Artists in order:
1. Bloopie: The Gelfilte Fish that Got Away by Lee Schwimmer
2. A Day at the Beach by Nini Frank
3. Snorkeling Seaside Suzie by Gillian Moss
4. Sunset by the Sea by Leah Estrin
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CMS158 Hanging Bud VaseHanging fabric shell with glass test tube vase (included).Created by VAM member and local artist,...
01/11/2021

CMS158 Hanging Bud Vase

Hanging fabric shell with glass test tube vase (included).
Created by VAM member and local artist, Mary Ann Shmueli.
8.5" long (including string), fabric shell and vase 4.25" tall
Flowers not included.
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Meet the Artists Season Pass$40 members, $60 non-membersVisit our VAM shop to purchase your pass.Enjoy 10 Meet the Artis...
01/09/2021

Meet the Artists Season Pass

$40 members, $60 non-members
Visit our VAM shop to purchase your pass.

Enjoy 10 Meet the Artist events for our new exhibitions! One Season Pass covers all ten events. No tickets to individual events are available, but the Season Pass includes recordings of all ten events, whether or not you're able to attend live.

The Meet the Artists events will run on consecutive Fridays from January 22 to March 26, 2021, starting at 11am (PT).
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Peace QuiltsThursday, January 14, 20211pm (PT")FREE, Must register through link below.Join us for a special lecture fr...
01/08/2021

Peace Quilts
Thursday, January 14, 2021
1pm (PT")

FREE, Must register through link below.

Join us for a special lecture from founder Jeanne Staples as well as Maureen McClintock and Barbara Maggio.

Register Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcuuprzMoGtzIYjcrHsVPrXst9LeTV0KB
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Member Monday: Botanical Dyes with Tara Ritacco (Online)Monday, January 11, 20211pm (PT)Free, MEMBERS ONLYNot a member?...
01/06/2021

Member Monday: Botanical Dyes with Tara Ritacco (Online)
Monday, January 11, 2021
1pm (PT)

Free, MEMBERS ONLY
Not a member? Join on our website: visionsartmuseum.org/join

Join us for a Member-exclusive online event to learn all about Botanical Dyes. Tara Ritacco will walk us through the process of dyeing with food, plants, and plant extracts.

Stay tuned for more information (and an upcoming Stir Crazy Project)
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It's National Bird Day! “Bird Chatter Revisited” by Denise Oyama Miller ..#TourTuesday #visionsartmuseum #theresnoplacel...
01/05/2021

It's National Bird Day!

“Bird Chatter Revisited” by Denise Oyama Miller
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Evensong in the Aspens by Gail Wild "The ephemeral moment, sunlight filtering through the canopy. A shower of radiance c...
01/03/2021

Evensong in the Aspens by Gail Wild

"The ephemeral moment, sunlight filtering through the canopy. A shower of radiance covering the world with grace, light and beauty."
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Can’t wait for the new year? Come spend some time with Quilt Visions 2020! Including Bus Stop by Jill Kerttula. Starting...
12/30/2020

Can’t wait for the new year? Come spend some time with Quilt Visions 2020! Including Bus Stop by Jill Kerttula. Starting with her own street photography, Jill adds layers and textures to create a tactile and dimensional place.
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"What is the meaning of patriotism? What is the meaning of treason? In our current discourse, even the meaning of words ...
12/29/2020

"What is the meaning of patriotism? What is the meaning of treason? In our current discourse, even the meaning of words is a subject for debate. "- Susan Willen

Artwork Credit (in order):
1. Treasonous, detail by Susan Willen
2. Embracing Moss, detail by Hilde Morin
3. Phantoms and Exiles I, detail by Joan Schulze
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Judith Content Cameo Pin (CJC1)Cameo Pin by Judith Content.Stained and frosted glass, layered with hand-painted buttons ...
12/28/2020

Judith Content Cameo Pin (CJC1)
Cameo Pin by Judith Content.

Stained and frosted glass, layered with hand-painted buttons and a serpentine bead. Pin attached at back.

Approximately 2.25" by 2.5"
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Happy Holidays from your friends at VAM! Stay safe everyone...#visionsartmuseum #theresnoplacelikevam #museumfromhome #a...
12/25/2020

Happy Holidays from your friends at VAM! Stay safe everyone.
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"This quilt was inspired by a photo taken of a barn owl. Barn owls inhabit every state in the United States, however, th...
12/22/2020

"This quilt was inspired by a photo taken of a barn owl. Barn owls inhabit every state in the United States, however, their numbers have declined due to habitat displacement. This barn owl was a wonderful subject to paint and quilt." - Melanie Marr

Visit our website at visionsartmuseum.org to learn more about the artwork.

Artwork Credit:
1. "Barn Shadows" detail, by Melanie Marr
2. "Flirting" by Karol Kusmaul
3. "Trout Rain" by Terri Hancock Mangat
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Deanne Lewis Mcphail Have you been to this Museum...just found it today and am so impressed,,,,think you might enjoy!
CALL to artists- West Coast Fiber Arts Exhibition Deadline August 18 midnight, Exhibition runs Sept. 7 - Oct. 6, 2018... see here for more info ...http://escondidoarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Fiber-Art-Exhibition-prospectus.pdf
CALL to artists- West Coast Fiber Arts Exhibition Deadline August 18 midnight, Exhibition runs Sept. 7 - Oct. 6, 2018... see here for more info ...http://escondidoarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Fiber-Art-Exhibition-prospectus.pdf
Every exhibit is exquisite. Wonderful place.
Soooo creative! Wish I could drink in in person
Went to Visions in San Diego on Tuesday. Bought some hand dyed fabric by Judy Robertson. Had amazing day.