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Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
200 SE 4th Street | Abilene, Kansas 67410
785.263.6700 | 877.RING.IKE
Open daily 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day

Shin-hee Chin exhibit announcement

War and Peace: The Art of Shin-hee Chin
War and Peace Exhibit Video Tour 

A native of South Korea and Professor of Fine Arts at Tabor College, Shin-hee Chin is recognized as a leader in the world of contemporary fiber arts. The exhibit is an exploration of conflict and peacemaking. Chin employs traditional and contemporary fiber art techniques to create moving examples of war and peace. The exhibit and workshop are made possible thanks to the Arts Council of Dickinson County. To learn more about Shin-hee Chin, please visit her web site at www.shinheechin.com.

Artist Workshop
Saturday, December 1, 2012 | 1 to 5 p.m.

Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum
200 SE 4th Street | Abilene, Kansas 67410

Items to bring:
  • Fabric for experimentation: manageable sizes like fat quarters, solid colors (13"X 13")
  • Small scraps for decoration
  • Fabric scissors and masking tape
  • Bone folder (paper knife or letter opener)
  • Fitting pins and pin cushion
  • Cutting board and roller cutter
  • Hand stitching needle(#8 Large eyed 'between' quilting needle preferred) 
  • Sewing threads
  • Threads or yarns of many colors (thick sewing thread, about the size of #12 pearl cotton)
Workshop and exhibit tour are included with paid Museum admission. For more information, please contact the Arts Council of Dickinson County by calling 785.263.1884. Reservations are required as space is limited.

What Visitors Are Saying...

"I am so blown away. I want to touch everything! Thank you for sharing..."

"Absolutely astonishing! Your use of thread and fabric goes beyond 'sewing' ...Beautiful!!"

"Unbelievable! Moving! Congratulations!"

"Amazing and beautiful, poignant work! Thank you!"

"Love your artistic expressionism to show the world your visions of these people and events, issues, situations that they all endured as humans. Thank you!"

"Beautiful, thoughtful, artistic and a wonderful tribute to courage."

"Wisdom, compassion, and creativity combined. Fabulous! Thank you!"

"Awesome, inspiring artwork of such courageous people. Thank you for remembering them and sharing their stories."

"Wonderful exhibit! Thank you for reminding all of us of such inspiring people throughout the world."

"Educational & thought provoking. Creative & beautiful. Emotional & memorable."

Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
PO Box 339
Abilene, Kansas 67410-0339
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