The beauty of the hand-hooked rug will be on display in “Off the Hook — Exploring Our Rug Hooking Heritage,” which runs through June 30 in the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford.
The GEHC Foundation and the Atlanta Dogwood Chapter Association of Traditional Hooking Artists joined to bring the story of this 200-year-old hand craft to life.
Visitors can learn about the evolution of the craft from a utilitarian object into a mode of self-expression and fine art.
The display includes of hundreds of antique to contemporary hand-hooked rugs, along with hands-on activities and workshops for beginners and advanced participants.
For admission pricing and additional information, visit www.gwinnettEHC.org.