Professor Fay Frick, Ph.D., is an art historian from the University of Tucson.
OUT OF THE EAST featured over eighty pre-1948 historical Palestinian textiles and ornaments from Mingei International’s permanent collection, supplemented by loans from a private collector. These richly embroidered dresses and jewelry were displayed in context with a geographically designed map of the historical region called Palestine. In addition, objects of daily life such as cushions, vessels, rugs, and calligraphy were displayed in a recreated traditional Palestinian living room.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.