BLUE, The TATTER Textile Library, opened its doors in June of 2017. Serving as both an interactive, ongoing art-installation as well as an academic research library, BLUE is an ever-growing home to 6,000 books, journals, exhibition catalogs and objects that examine and celebrate the global history, traditions, makers, craft and beauty of textiles.
The Object Library contains more than 3500 objects related to making, wearing and appreciating textiles. Available to the public by appointment.
The Tatter journal combines sumptuous images, first person testimony by artists and makers, and engaged reporting to celebrate the global textile community. Since 2020, Tatterhas published three issues that elaborate on contemporary themes: Isolation, Earth, and Blue. These rich collections honor the work and words of more than 65 individual artists, activists, scientists, and scholars from five continents.
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