Shaped by the Loom

Date: November 1, 2023
Time: 12:30 pm
Location: Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 State Highway 80 (P.O.BOX 800) Cooperstown, NY 13326
Organizer: Fenimore Art Museum
Phone: 607-547-1400
Fenimore Art Museum

Wednesday, November 1 • 12:30 PM • $25 member / $30 non-members

Join us for a lunch and a special tour of the exhibition, Shaped by the Loom. The exhibition showcases the American Museum of Natural History’s Southwestern textiles alongside contemporary examples and pieces from the Thaw Collection. It is an in-depth study on Southwestern textiles as well as the network of relationships that sustain the world of weaving.

About Fenimore Art Museum
Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit