Alpha Pair, hooked rug by Janet Vieth-Forbes

Rug hooking exhibit

Lefurgey Cultural Centre

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The Lady Slipper Rug Hooking Guild and Culture Summerside will  present Rug Hooking—Now and Then, a collection of recently completed works by Guild members, at Lefurgey Cultural Centre in Summerside from September 7 to October 8.

Organized by Linda Marchbank, the show will feature many pieces inspired by the art of Elaine Harrison, Maud Lewis and Gustav Klimt, as well as the designs and art of local artists based on contemporary themes and techniques.

A continuous slide show will display images of rugs from the past that have been collected through the PEI Heritage Rug Registry, showcasing the historic perspective on the evolution of the craft of rug hooking.

Rug Hooking—Now and Then will be on view daily from 9 am–5 pm, September 7–October 8, at Lefurgey Cultural Centre, 205 Prince Street, Summerside.

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