Events & Exhibits

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White Noise

June 16 – 19

Pheasant Run Resort

St. Charles, Illinois




Biennial international juried exhibit featuring works in complex structures including apparel, yardage, and 2 and 3-dimensional work. Juried by Deborah Corsini, Beatrijs Sterk and Wendy Morris.

Fashion Show

Our kooky, informal fashion show is your opportunity to show your handwoven garments.

Off the Runway

This is the place to show non-garment pieces.

NEW for 2016Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions are an exciting new feature at CWS 2016. They provide a way for members to share and discuss their current research. See details of how to submit a poster session here.


Vending at Seminars is informal and limited to attending CW members. There may be books, CDs, yarns, weaving, etc., for sale.

Silent Auction

A fun way to raise funds for Complex Weavers’ biennial exhibit, Complexity. To donate items for the Silent Auction, check out the instructions on the Donation Form (pdf) or Donation Form (docx).

And More

While you’re in Chicago, there are some add-on tour opportunities independent of Seminars. Learn more at Chicago Textile/Art/Culture Add-On Tours.