January 10 - February 5, 2017:
After the mad sensory stimulation of the holidays comes a return to calmer
hues. Winter invites the seeking of inspiration in neutrals: compositions in
black, white, subtle grays, tans.
February 7 - March 19, 2017:
Cosmic Sights and Sounds
Late winter invites stargazing in the Northern Hemisphere. This contemplative theme comes as the winter night sky’s grand collection of brilliant stars begins to give way to the vernal equinox.
March 21 - April 23, 2017:
As befits this season of regeneration and growth, exploration of volume and objects that break out of the 2-dimensional plane serves as the theme for this show. Think sculpture, bas relief, vessels, and more.
April 25 - May 21, 2017:
Singing the Blues
The blues—a musical genre, a mood, what we perceive when we see light with a wavelength between 450 and 495 nanometers. Blue has myriad associations. It offers as many facets to explore as this show’s theme, whether in visualizing the feel of its namesake music or as the color blue, with all of its meanings.
May 23 - June 25, 2017:
Flora and Fauna
Plants and animals in fiber; plant life, bugs, landscapes or animals.
June 27 - July 30, 2017:
Under the Big Top
In conjunction with the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival: Life's a Journey
August 1 - August 27, 2017:
How we while away the hours of summer
August 29 - October 1, 2017:
In industry, in nature, all around us
October 3 - November 5, 2017:
Words and symbols, hieroglyphics, sign language
November 7 - January 7, 2018: