The local arts guild in Tucson is living off a pandemic

Educational programs, speakers, guild meetings, working group meetings and workshops have been redesigned to be offered remotely online. The guild was able to purchase modest software, online services, and equipment for streaming, filming, and editing events and meetings that will continue to be used after the pandemic. Members of the board have improved their video editing skills to edit and save these events in an online library. The guild now has an online library with more than 30 videos featuring internationally known fiber artists as guest speakers. Study group meetings where members share their work, advice, and techniques in tapestry, knitting, multi-shaft weaving, beads, braiding, carpet weaving, and wearable arts; Show and share recent work by guild members; Workshops; and interviews with guild leaders.


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