Embroidered Stories: Hmong Fiber Arts | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Embroidered Stories: Hmong Fiber Arts

This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang Xiong’s paj ntaub works on display are created as “story cloths." Pang Xiong’s visual representations of the Hmong oral history, folklore and life experiences are both educational and inspiring. Open October 4 through December 31, 2019, Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang Xiong’s paj ntaub works on display are created as “story cloths,” incorporating figurative and symbolic images to provide visual narratives on a wide range of themes—folk tales and legends, depictions of Hmong family clans, nature; stories of the Hmong peoples’ migrations, wars, and painful journeys from farming villages to refugee camps. Pang Xiong’s visual representations of the Hmong oral history, folklore and life experiences are both educational and inspiring. Open October 4 through December 31, 2019, Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The “Embroidered Stories: Hmong Fiber Arts” exhibit is part of the Down Jersey Folklife Center’s “Near and Far: Arts and Cultures of East Asia” project, presented in partnership with Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Major support for this partnership project has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Additional project support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Photo: Embroidered Stories, Hmong Belt, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun

Organization:

WheatonArts

Location:

1501 Glasstown Road GPS: 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ, 08332
United States

Phone:

8568256800
Contact name: 
Taral Thompson
Dates: 
11/15/2019
11/16/2019
11/17/2019
Time: 
11am to 4pm
Price: 
General Admission: $12 Adults $11 Senior Adults (62+) $7 Students Members and Children 5 and under are free

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids