The Paul J. Smith Textile Collection at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
A Geographical Journey: The Paul J. Smith Textile Collection at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
with Amy DiPlacido, Curator of Exhibitions at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Sunday, January 28, 11:00am
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Admission: Tour is open to members of TAC, $25, pre-registration is required. As a member, you are welcome to host one guest who need not be a TAC member.
Director Emeritus of the Museum of Arts and Design in NY, Paul J. Smith is an art administrator and renowned curator. He is mostly known for his innovative curatorial and exhibition programming in the America Studio Craft Movement, where he presented more than 200 exhibitions since 1963, expanding the public’s appreciation for art, craft and design. His personal collection of traditional and ethnographic textiles, highlighting countries such as Japan, Haiti, Mexico and India have never been exhibited before.
The tour will be led by Amy DiPlacido, Curator of Exhibitions at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles. Amy earned her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art. She is an artist in residence at the Cubberley Artist Studio Program in Palo Alto.
Pre-registration is required. Please use this form to reserve your place.
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