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Current Exhibits


Worn to Dance: 1920s Fashion and Beading


The deadline for our third-floor gallery show, WORN TO DANCE, has officially been extended!
     Contact us in advance to book your tour. Tours are $3.00 per person, scheduled for Monday, Friday, and Saturday, at either 1:00 or 3:00 PM. Read more details here





Upcoming Exhibits


The Bird in the Textile Arts: The Extraordinary in Thread


All current Lacis Members will receive an exclusive invitation to our opening reception for The Bird in the Textile Arts, on July 30, 2021!
     The exhibit will be open for tours beginning July 31. Tours are $3.00 per person, booked by appointment for Monday through Saturday, at either 1:00, 3:00, or 4:30 PM.





Past Exhibits


Shawls of Lace
A New Beginning

May 18, 2019 - May 5, 2020


The Fringed Shawl
Transcending Generations & Cultures

April 6, 2018 - October 5, 2019


The Boteh of Kashmir & Paisley
The Signature from the Most Revered Cloths of Creation

June 29, 2018 - February 2, 2019


Piña
The Phillipine Cloth of Pride, Endurance & Passion

June 2017 - May 2018


Tatting
From Concept to Conceptual Art

June 4, 2016 - April 1, 2017


Nets Through Time
Netting and Its Vital Connection to Filet Lace

September 26, 2015 - September 30, 2016


"I Did!"
Wedding Finery & the Affirmations of Past Generations

June 5, 2015 - Aptil 2, 2016


Paper - Iron - Passion
The Paper Cuts of Turburam "Turo" Sandagdorj

February 6 - April 25, 2015


Nineteenth Century Lace
The Emergence of the Middle Class

October 4, 2014 - April 4, 2015


Smocking
Fabric Manipulation and Beyond

March 8, 2014 - October 4, 2014


Mommy & Me
A Century of Children's Dress

May 3rd - September 6, 2014


Early Italian Needlework
September 28, 2013 - February 8, 2014



Mourning Becomes Her
Sentimentality & Sorrow in Fashion 1860-1920

March 30th - August 3, 2013


Treasures of the Lacis Museum of Lace & Textiles
September 22, 2012 - February 2, 2013



That Hat!
100 Years of Hats in Fashion

May 3rd - September 6, 2014


The Asuit Cloth
March 2012



Knitted Lace of Estonia
September 17, 2011 - February 4, 2012



Foundations
The Making of the Silhouette

April 8, 2011 - July 30, 2011


Embroidery
The Extraordinary Needle and Spirit

September 25, 2010 - February 1, 2011


Night & Day
The World of the Twenties

April 1 - September 1, 2010


Bobbin Lace
Taming Multitudes of Thread

September 26, 2009 - February 1, 2010


California's Living Knitted Lace Treasures
A Tribute to Gracie Larsen and Marguerite Shimmons

September 26, 2009 - Frbruary 1, 2010


Lace Comes of Age
Tape Lace from the 17th to the 21st Centuries

October 4, 2008 - February 3, 2009


Lace I Love
From the Collection of Susan Glinert Stevens

June 2 - September 30, 2008


Beyond the Pattern
The Quintessence of Fashion

March 31 - August 2, 2008


Threads of Comfort
The Work of our Mothers' Hands

January 2 - April 30, 2008


Needle Lace
Born of Thread & Air—Stretching the Limits of Needle & Soul

October 1, 2007 - February 2, 2008


Knitted Lace
Two Needles, Thread, and Magic

June 30 - November 3, 2007


Sasha Kagan's Crochet Inspirations
July 7 - September 30, 2007


Bridal Fantasies
The Fashion of Dreams

March 30 - August 4, 2007


Memories in Beads
Forever Borne by the Frailty of Thread

March 30 - April 30, 2007


Whitework
The Merging of Needle, Thread, Cloth and Spirit

October 2, 2006 - February 5, 2007


Inside Out
Detail in Dress, 1850 to the Jazz Age

April 1 - August 1, 2005


Romanian Lace
Costume & Sentimental Embroideries

October 1 - November 30, 2005


Imagery in Lace
October 1 - November 30, 2005



Irish Crochet Lace
150 Years of a Tradition

April 1 - July 30, 2005


"New" Knitting
The Knitting of Debbie New

July 15 - July 30, 2005




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