November 21, 2020 – December 6, 2021


This fascinating fiber art exhibition presents contemporary textiles and mixed-media works created by artists from New Image, an all-female group of active studio artists from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, who work primarily with cloth, paper, and alternative materials. Inspired by the natural landscape of the Shenandoah Valley and the materials used by New Image artists, Rock, Paper, Scissors presents a wide range of art, from standard quilts to three-dimensional works. All works will be on first-time public view at the MSV. On view through December 6, 2021. Rock, Paper, Scissors is organized and curated by Shenandoah Valley resident Trudi Van Dyke.

Click here to see the artists’ statements and object labels from the exhibition.

MSV admission & hours: $15, $10 youth (13–18) /senior (60+), free to ages 12 & under, and free to MSV members. Thanks to corporate partner Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc., individual admission is free to all every Wednesday (not applicable to groups). The galleries and exhibitions are open Tuesday–Sunday (closed Monday) from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. (10 a.m.–5 p.m. April–December). The galleries are open year-round; the house and gardens April–December. The Trails at the MSV are open daily 7 a.m.–dusk (trails admission is free to all).