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Adventures in Knitting

A Tour Through the Smithsonian's Knitting Collection

Studio Arts Workshop on Zoom

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00QX
$20 - Member
$30 - Non-Member
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Beaded knitting, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection


What do Charles and Ann Morrow Lindbergh, a rescue mission to the Arctic, and Cry The Beloved Country's author Alan Paton have in common? You can find them all as reference points in the Smithsonian’s collection of knitted objects and artifacts. Take a virtual trip around the world exploring a universally beloved form of fiber art.

This program led by instructor Ann Richards, is perfect for those seeking inspiration for their own knitting projects—or those non-knitters who just enjoy a good story.


  • The instructor is Ann Richards.
  • One 1-hour session
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.


  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.
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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.