International Quilt Study Center


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The Global Quilt: Cultural Contexts will feature invited speakers, juried papers, thematic sessions, and panel discussions. Two days of presentations will be supplemented by pre-conference and post-conference tours, including a behind-the-scenes tour of the International Quilt Study Center's new museum, its state-of-the-art storage facility, guided tours of exhibitions, and special exhibitions at other venues in the Lincoln area. Keynote speakers for the symposium are Jacqueline Atkins, the Kate Fowler Merle-Smith Curator of Textiles at the Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, PA) and Jennifer Harris, Deputy Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester (Manchester, UK).