The Lace Museum’s current exhibit, The Threads Through Time, will end on November 6. The exhibit showcases many laces that can be seen in the 2011 Lace Museum calendar which features Old Belgian Needle Lace. The Lace Located at 552 South Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale, The Lace Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Lace Museum was established in 1981, and is one of two museums in the Western half of the United States that is devoted to lace. The nonprofit museum has an extensive collection of lace, lace tools, books and other items that tell the history of lace. In addition to themed exhibits, the museum offers on-going lace making classes and other lace related workshops.
Volunteers staff The Lace Museum and its funding comes from donations, The Lace Museum Guild, and Friends of the Museum. They also sell items in its gift shop including the annual Lace Photo Calendar, t-shirts, lace Christmas ornaments, and other tools needed for lace making.
For more information on The Lace Museum, or to see what workshops are currently being offered, call 408-430-4695 or visit them on the web at thelacemuseum.org.
The Lace Museum: http://www.thelacemuseum.org