Poland – home of the biggest and oldest textile art exhibition

The International Triennial of Tapestry Exhibition’s tradition is rooted back in Poland’s textile art and school of design. This over 40 years old world class event takes place at the Central Museum of Textiles, a former textile manufacturing site and factory. During the last year event, 136 artists from 46 countries presented their works at … Read more…

Leading the way

Poland’s history is long interwoven with a rich tapestry of textile art, trade and fibre development. Over the centuries Polish artisans have created textiles that both protect from the elements and inspire with their beauty. Around mid to late 1960s a number of Polish textile artists appeared on the world scene of textile art and … Read more…

Poland’s textile traditions: a thread through time

In the spinners’ room the damsels sit like angels Singing and spinning their threads: “Spin yourself spindle, Spin yourself thread Spin yourself silk Wind yourself long Wind yourself longer Longer and longer to remember…” Polish children have sung this nursery rhyme since the 1800s, and as it suggests, the art of creating textiles has long … Read more…