Quilts That Never Made It West
(May 19 through September
Twenty-four quilts, borrowed from collectors and
museums east of the Mississippi.
These rare quilts are historical documents, telling stories
and asking questions about their makers, their owners, and
the development of the quilter's art.
The opening event will feature "Quilts: A Woman's Legacy," a lecture, slideshow, and quilt analysis by Nancyann Johanson
Twelker, award-winning author of Women and Their Quilts:
A Washington State Centennial Tribute. Twelker has been
a quilting teacher and appraiser for twenty-one years and
has curated quilt exhibitions throughout the Northwest. The
Opening will be on Sunday, May 19. The lecture will begin
at 2 P.M. Admission is free; refreshments will be served.
Call the museum at 248-0747 for more information.