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Presentations are by author Ann Hedlund, unless otherwise noted. Please see title links and each institution’s website for further details.



Past Events

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  • Friday, February 11, 2011, 4:00-8:00 pm –  Preview reception for “Gloria F. Ross: Rebirth of Modern Tapestry” and book-signing for Gloria F. Ross & Modern Tapestry, Jane Kahan Gallery, 330 East 59th St. (between 1st & 2nd Avenues), New York, NY (scheduled during the 100th anniversary meetings of the College Art Association in NYC).
  • Thursday, February 17, 2011, 6:00-8:00 pm – “GFR & Modern Tapestry: Evolution of an Arts Career,” Lecture/reception/book-signing, Mount Holyoke College Alumni Club of New York, Jane Kahan Gallery, 330 East 59th St. (between 1st & 2nd Avenues),New York, NY. Contact Arina Shulga ( for more information.
  • February 15 – March 25, 2011 – “Gloria F. Ross: Rebirth of Modern Tapestry,” exhibition of Gloria F. Ross Tapestries and related works, Jane Kahan Gallery, 330 East 59th St. (between 1st & 2nd Avenues), New York, NY. Exhibition space hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 1:oo – 5:00 pm (during this show only; the main gallery is located at 922 Madison Ave., phone 212- 744-1490).
  • Sunday, March 27, 2011, 2 pm – “As the World Turns: Navajo Weaving Joins the Art World,” lecture, Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona [For the entire spring lecture series focused on the exhibition, “A Turning Point: Navajo Weaving in the Late 20th Century” (showing February 5 – May 22, 2011), see the Heard Museum website or lecture listings.]
  • Friday, April 15, 2011, 3 – 4:30 pmTapestry Becomes Modern Art, an illustrated panel discussion with master weaver Archie Brennan, art correspondent Grace Glueck and author Ann Hedlund, moderated by art historian Derek Ostergard.  SOFA (Sculpture Objects Functional Art), Tiffany Room, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY. (Art Expo continues April 14-18, 2011, telephone (312) 587-7632)
  • Saturday, August 6, 2011, 10 am – “Louise Nevelson and Archie Brennan: From Collage to Tapestry,” lecture/presentation, Santa Barbara Fiber Arts Guild, Santa Barbara, California.
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2011, noon – “Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry: Evolution of a Unique Arts Career,” illustrated talk, Lunch & Learn, ABC rooms, Global Resource Center, Western Institute for Lifelong Learning, Western New Mexico University, Silver City, New Mexico. Click HERE for more information.
  • October 4-6, 2011, “Crossing Borders & Boundaries: Tapestry Collaborations in the Late Twentieth Century,” illustrated talk, CIETA General Assembly, Biennial Conference (Cultural Encounters in Textiles & Dress between Northern Europe & the World), Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Thursday, October 13, 2011, evening – “Gloria Ross & Modern Tapestry: Evolution of a Unique Arts Career,” illustrated talk and book signing, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  • Saturday, November 5, 2011, 1:00-1:30 pm – “Navajo Weaving, Then & Now & ???” illustrated talk and book signing, Weavers’ Market, Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.


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