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Weaving to Survive Textiles Exhibit Now Open

This season at the Gordon Parks Gallery, master weaver Bounxou Chanthraphone (Daoheuang) and Laddavanh Insixiengmay are convening a special exhibit, Weaving to Survive. The Gordon Parks Gallery is located in the new Library and Learning Center on the St. Paul Campus at 645 East Seventh Street in Minnesota. They are open Monday – Thursday from 11 AM – 7 PM and Saturday from 11 AM – 4 PM. The gallery is closed on Fridays. You can reach them by phone at 651-793-1631. If you want to request accommodations for a disability, call Disability Services at 651-793-1540 or 651-772-7687 (TTY). Weaving to Survive had their opening reception on Thursday, April 19, and now runs from April 20 – July 26, 2012. They’ll be giving demonstrations of traditional weaving on April 23, 1-3 pm and April 28, 2-4 pm. This exhibition features traditional Lao weaving by the nationally acclaimed Lao Minnesotan artists Bounxou Chanthraphone Daoheuang and Laddavanh Insixiengmay. Regarding the exhibition, guest curator and Executive Director of the Textile Center, Margaret Miller has said, “Growing up on a silk …