Women of the World: Our Common Thread || Special Art Exhibition – Virtual


This special exhibit was open to the public in June 2023 and is now available online.

Video of the Virtual Exhibition (link)

Exhibition Description:

Women of the World: Our common thread is a specially curated art exhibit featuring wearable art honoring the dynamic women living in Central Minnesota that bridge cultures domestically and abroad. Born out of the recognition that our community has a vibrant and diverse population with influential women serving as both leaders and cultural navigators. This exhibition features five women whose stories are stitched together through a visual art installation infused with rich, meaningful textiles.

  • Sarah Drake, Community Artist and Global Humanitarian – Minnesota
  • Eunice Adjei, Resource Connector – Ghana
  • Sangeeta Jha, Community Convener – India
  • Adrienne Benjamin – “Amikogaabawiikwe”, Anishinaabe Artist – Mille Lacs Band
  • Monica Segura – Schwartz, Immigrant – Colombia

Learn more about each of the women featured, their culture and the textiles that become their common thread (PDF downloads)!

Special Exhibition Sponsors

  • Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
  • Women’s Auxiliary – St. Cloud Chapter
  • StringLine Motion Picture Co.
  • Macy’s Department Store, St. Cloud Minnesota