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Symposium: Making & Mending: Quilts for Causes and Commemoration

Registration is now open for the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s Biennial Symposium, “Making and Mending: Quilts for Causes and Commemoration” April 16-18, 2015, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Speakers Erika Doss (University of Notre Dame), Lynn Setterington (Manchester Metropolitan University), Madelyn Shaw and Victoria Findlay Wolfe will elaborate on the many ways quiltmakers past and current have made quilts to support causes and commemorate their lives.

Fellowship Opportunity at the Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is making available for advanced study and research one of the finest weaving archives in the nation—the Churchill Weavers collection. Comprised of more than 30,000 handwoven textiles and related weaving and business records, this collection promises to enrich many areas of scholarship, especially those related to labor history and textile production in Appalachia.

CFP: Women and Material Culture and Visual Art in 19th Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest United States

The 2015 David B. Warren Symposium
on American Material Culture
and the Texas Experience

“Creators and Consumers:
Women and Material Culture and Visual Art
in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South,
and the Southwest”

October 2325, 2015
Presented by Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston