Explore Butte County Museum Weekend – Feb 27 to 28, 2021
monca in Explore Butte County’s Museum Weekend, an event that promotes and celebrates history, art, and culture through Butte’s extensive network of museums and cultural centers
Saturday, 2.27, at 10am, see the Virtual Tour of “Dream State,” a juried exhibition of 24 artists that started with a statement “In dreams, anything is possible” plus monca’s newest addition to its permanent collection, the Maria Alquilar Collection, with her very mystical and dream-like detailed images.
Sunday 2.28, at 12:30pm, Facebook Live Event. Crochet Jam! Learn the art of finger crocheting with fabric from around your home. The goal is to let the material inform you what it wants to become. Per your host, Ramekon O’Arwisters, “Creativity makes us kin . . . the goal is to quickly and easily engage participants in a relaxed and creative state by transforming cloth strips into large tapestries using folk-art tradition of rag-rug making. Crochet Jam . . .is a bridge that unites people and cultures.
Pre event watch this video that demonstrates how to finger crochet.
Materials needed for crocheting: colorful, patterned fabric cut into thin (1-2 inches), long strips