Bill Holm’s Essay

Please take a moment to read Bill Holm’s Essay, the essay that has inspired our Horizontal Grandeur fine art show for the past 8 years.

National EGA Exhibit

We currently have the National EGA Exhibit on display at the Stevens County Historical Museum. If you are a fan of needlework you are going to love this one! So come check it out today before it leaves for its next display area, THE EGA EXHIBIT IS STILL AT THE MUSEUM, STOP IN TODAY TO CHECK IT OUT!!IMG_1092 IMG_1093IMG_1091

Grand Opening of Embroiderers’ Guild of America Exhibit – 01/17/15

This Saturday, January 17th, from 9a.m. – 3 p.m. is the Grand Opening of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America National Exhibit. Come visit the museum on Saturday and check out this fantastic display!

EGA Promo Grand Opening

2015 Embroiderer’s Guild of America National Exhibit

2015 Embroiderer’s Guild of America National Exhibit

FInal EGA Promo Logo

January 12th, 2015 – March 13th, 2015

For more detailed information, please download and read 2015 EGA Calendar of Events.

31st Annual Museum Open House and Holiday Sale: 12/06/2014

On Saturday, 12/6/2014, from 9a.m. until noon, SCHS will be hosting our Annual Open House and Holiday Sale at the museum. View the flyer below for more information.

2014 Holiday Sale

 

2014 Horizontal Grandeur’s People’s Choice Award Goes To…

The people have spoken! The 2014 Horizontal Grandeur People’s Choice Award goes to Claudine Grove for her piece entitled, “Cows in the Mist.”

Congratulations, Claudine!!!

Congratulations

Theodore Roosevelt: An American Legend

On Sunday, October 26th, 2014 Gib Young will be re-enacting Theodore Roosevelt at the Stevens County Museum, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Along with him will be his companion, Major Burr, who fought in WWI. This event will be the kick-off for the opening of the WWI documentary and exhibit that will open the week of Veteran’s Day in November.

Theodore Roosevelt

Gib Young has performed in hundreds of venues including The Smithsonian Museum of American History, Devil’s Tower National Monument, Mount Rushmore National Monument, and the JFK Library, to name a few. Don’t miss this special event!

Fabric Art Challenge Presented By SCHS

Instructions for participating in the 2014-2015 Fabric Art Challenge:

  1. Pick up a piece of the Challenge fabric (18″ x 22″) at Helen’s Fabrics in Morris, MN beginning 09/02/14.
  2. A recognizable amount of the challenge fabric must be used as part of the entry.
  3. Any amount of fabric or other items may also be used in the entry.
  4. Entries must be dropped off at the Stevens County Historical Society December 1st – 5th, 2014.
  5. A tag must be attached to entry with the name of exhibitor, address, title, techniques and materials used.

Entries will be on display during the Embroiderer’s Guild of America (EGA) traveling exhibit at the Stevens County Historical Society from 01/12/2015-03/13/2015. Special events will be presented during this exhibit.

Viewers will vote on their favorite entry. A cash prize of $50.00 will be awarded

Questions? Please call Kathe Lyndsley at 320.324.7568.

2014-15 Fabric Art Challenge