Wednesday Evening Lectures Special Event

Mary Burns: The Ancestral Women Exhibit

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Award-winning jacquard weaver Mary Burns honors women’s journeys by creating their portraits in jacquard weavings. Mary Burns will talk about the Ancestral Women Exhibit, now featured in the Capser gallery of the Museum.

The Ancestral Women project was conceived to portray the strength of ancestral women around the world, both elders and their contemporaries, and to honor their journeys.

Free and open to the public!

 Madeline Island Ancestral Women Mary Burns



Enlar Mary Burns, jacquard weaver
An award-winning weaver, Mary creates handwoven Jacquard weavings, rugs, wall pieces, tapestries and felted work.
Mary Burns



Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009

Location Information

The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.