Stories of the Sea

A  Maritime Themed Tapestry Exhibit

Open February 27, 2015 – April 25, 2015Robert Sailors
Admission: FREE!

National, juried, open entry tapestry exhibit in honor of master weaver, Robert Sailors, who lived in the 1912 School House building that now houses the Museum.

  • Exhibit Opening Reception:
    Thursday, February 26, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
    Enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free. Please RSVP by calling (941) 708-6120 or contacting Halee Turner at
  • Woven Worlds:
    Maya Textile Traditions From Across the Millennia

    Saturday, March 14, 3:00 pm
    This illustrated lecture provides a visual tour of the mythologies and rituals important to Maya cultures and highlights the connections between the prehispanic past and weavers of today. Admission is free and seating is first come serve, beginning at 2:30. FMM members are able to reserve seats by calling (941) 708-6120.
  • Textile Demo Day
    Saturday, March 28, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    In conjunction with the “Stories of the Sea” tapestry exhibit, FMM presents an opportunity to explore some of the many facets of fiber craft. Weaving and spinning demos, interactive activities, and more. All ages welcome. Admission is free.