The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society celebrates many forms of needle art with its annual needlework exhibit. This year, the museum hosts its Seventh Annual Needlework Exhibit. The exhibit opened March 18 and be on display through May 21, 2017 at the Rehoboth Beach Museum.
A documentary titled “Through the Eye of the Needle: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitiz” will be screened at the museum Friday, April 14 at 1 p.m. The film tells the story of how Esther and her sister survived Nazi-occupied Poland using their wits and false Catholic identities. Before she did at age 74, Esther created a 36-panel piece of needlework art that depict how a world of beauty and horror can exist simultaneously.
The public is also invited to join us for a presentation by nationally-known needle arts instructor and certified judge, Dolores Andrew, for a presentation on designing your own patterns. The presentation is May 21 at 1 p.m.
Those interested in these museum programs should RSVP to (302) 227-7310.Left: Volunteer Mary Johnston helps arrange the entries in the Rehoboth Beach Museum needlework exhibit, on view now.
Click on each listing below to see the names of the exhibitors and their work.