Program and Workshop Schedule
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October Lecture by Kate McKinnon
October 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Understanding the Universe through our Beadwork
Kate will be speaking about the geometry that drives the universe and illustrating it all in beads!
Kate McKinnon, who has been beading since she was a child, has written seven books on metalsmithing, metal clay, and beadwork. Her latest series is CONTEMPORARY GEOMETRIC BEADWORK, focused on the geometry and architecture of the natural world and of mathematics.
Here are some photos of work from KATE’S team, illustrating her talk. Kate will be focusing on triangles, warped squares, and shapes we can make with them.
From left top clockwise: Claudia Furthner – Hexacycle 1 and Hexacycle 2, Joke van Biesen – Cycle, and Kim Van Antwerp – Hypar Cycle.
Visit the website for CONTEMPORARY GEOMETRIC BEADWORK, an open source architectural beadwork project from Kate McKinnon and a worldwide team of innovators. See More Beadwork
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- Meetings and workshops are generally at the Lexington Community Center (LCC), 39 Marrett Road (Route 2A) Lexington, MA 02421, 781-698-4870.
- Some BDI Members Meetings will be held as off-site workshops, so check our website and calendar regarding venues.
- We welcome guests at regular monthly meetings, as space permits. There is a Guest Fee of $5.00 that may be applied toward membership.
- Guests may also attend workshops, as space allows, with a $5.00 or $10.00 Guest Fee. see specific event for details.
- Please note that BDI’s Annual Members Meeting and Dinner, scheduled for June 20th, 2018, is free for paid members.
- Directions: From Route 95/128, exit at Route 2A East. Follow Marrett Rd, crossing Waltham Street. Enter through the Scottish Rite Museum gate on the left. From Lexington Center, head east on Massachusetts Ave, toward Arlington. Turn right on Marrett Road (Rt 2A), then an immediate right into Scottish Rite Museum gate. The LCC is at the top of the hill, to the left of the parking lot.
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