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By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

Springfield Museum, Oregon trail lacemakers weave together exhibit

 

September 5, 2019

ALIYA HALL/The Chronicle

An Oregon Trail Lacemakers member shows a visitor the art of lacemaking. Maddie McGraw, museum curator, said one reason the exhibit was successful was due to the Oregon Trail Lacemakers' presence.

SPRINGFIELD – It was a "perfect collaboration" between the Springfield Museum and Oregon Trail Lacemakers that made the lacemaking exhibit at the museum such a success, Museum Curator Maddie McGraw said.

The exhibit ran through August and attracted 689 visitors over the course of the month. The exhibit was part of two art walks and a student visit, and coordinated with the Springfield Library for their bilingual storyteller program and adult crafters group.

"One of the goals of the museum being part of the library department is to be really active in programming," McGraw said. "It's a gre...



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