Opening

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 7 p.m.


Greeting:   
Thomas D. Meier, Rector, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Jacqueline Greenspan, Operational Manager, Museum Bellerive

Introduction:
Arnaud Maurières, co-curator of the exhibition, landscape architect, textile collector, and founder of Ethnistory (in French)
Sabine Flaschberger, co-curator of the exhibition and curator of the applied arts collection, Museum für Gestaltung

 

Specialist tour and discussions


Thursday, 27 October 2016, 6 p.m.

Women’s Work: the Aït Khebbach Art of Carpet-Making

Specialist tour with Sabine Flaschberger, co-curator of the exhibition and curator of the applied arts collection, Museum für Gestaltung

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 2 p.m.

Between Berber Crafts and Swiss Design

Exhibition talk with Salome Bäumlin, artist and textile designer, and Sabine Flaschberger, co-curator of the exhibition and curator of the applied arts collection, Museum für Gestaltung


Workshops


Saturday, 29 October and 12 November 2016, 2–4 p.m.

Weave your Bijou

Workshop for adults and children 9 and older
With Christina Flaschberger, teacher for creative design
Weave a bracelet or bring along a piece of clothing that you would like to decorate with stitching. Thread will be provided.
Cost: Adults CHF 15, children CHF 9, admission to the exhibition included
Participation is limited. Please register in advance:
vermittlung.bellerive@museum-gestaltung.ch, T +41 43 446 44 69

Saturday, 5 and 19 November 2016, 1–4 p.m.

Wild Weaving

Workshop for adults and young people 16 and older
With Franziska Mühlbacher, curator for public outreach programs, and Kyriaki-Ntomenika Chandra, cultural educator
Inspired by the colorful and unique creations in the exhibition, we will weave and knot unconventional works and experiment with various materials and simple weaving techniques.
Cost: CHF 35, admission to the exhibition included
Registration and information:
vermittlung.bellerive@museum-gestaltung.ch, T +41 43 446 44 69

For families

Sunday, 13 and 27 November 2016, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A Journey through Colorful Textiles

Workshop for families with children 6 and older
With Ursina Spescha, cultural educator
Come along on a textile journey to the Moroccan Sahara, where patterned carpets and pillows make the houses of the families who live there cozier. In the studio you can weave and knot your own ideas.
Cost: Adults CHF 12, children CHF 5, admission to the exhibition included
Registration and information:
vermittlung.bellerive@museum-gestaltung.ch, T +41 43 446 44 69

For schools

Woven Colors

Workshop for kindergarten, grades 1 to 10, secondary and professional schools
With Ursina Spescha, cultural educator
Brightly colored threads as far as they eye can see—and every carpet is different! Inspired by the wall hangings and pillows in the exhibition, you can design your own woven creation.
Registration and information:
vermittlung.bellerive@museum-gestaltung.ch, T +41 43 446 44 69

Weaving demonstrations

Wednesdays: 7 Sept., 5 Oct., 9 Nov., 7 Dec. 2016, and 18 Jan. 2017, 2–4 p.m.
Sundays: 25 Sept., 9 Oct., 13 Nov., 4 Dec. 2016, and 29 Jan. 2017, 3–5 p.m.
Public weaving demonstration in the exhibition
With Kyriaki-Ntomenika Chandra, cultural educator

Public tours

Every Sunday, 2 p.m.

Tours for singles

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 3 p.m.
Followed by a reception

Long Night of Museums

Saturday, 3 September 2016, 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
1001 Nights with belly dancing, henna tattoos, and a weaving demonstration in the exhibition
Additional information: www.langenacht.ch

Open house

Sunday, 2 October 2016
Free admission

Closing

Sunday, 29 January 2017
Free admission

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