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Avenir Museum: Peruvian textile traditions

June 18, 2013

Weaving is a 2000-year-old tradition in the Cusco region of Peru. A collection of textiles from nine villages is on display in the Avenir Museum. See this amazing exhibition of traditional textiles and current weaving culture from this area of the world.

Through August 2
Avenir Museum
University Center of the Arts
1400 Remington Street

The Avenir Museum is pleased to present Weaving Lives: Transforming Textile Traditions in the Peruvian Highlands.

This exhibit will explore the vital traditions and transformations of weaving, spinning, and dyeing in the Peruvian Highland villages.

The focus of this exhibition will be the textile traditions and current weaving culture of the nine communities associated with The Center for Traditional Textiles in Cusco (CTTC), Peru.

Admission is free.

Museum hours

  • Monday – Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Closed on national and University holidays

Contact: Carrie Care