“Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution” at Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York: through June 16, 2013

March 1, 2013

 “Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution” will be at Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, New York  February 24 – June 16, 2013.

Quilts have evolved dramatically in form, fashion, and function during their long and distinguished history.
In this exhibition Jean Burks, senior curator at the Shelburne Museum, will explore the wide range of quilts intended as bed coverings, articles of clothing, furniture accessories, wall decoration, and finally, three-dimensional room sculpture. Illustrating a variety of techniques, designs, and cultural styles, the pieces selected will showcase the work of North American quilters working from the beginning of the 19th century to the present,  is what Katonah Museum of Art said about the exhibit.

For more info: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/exhibitions/

They will have three lectures by:

Kaffe Fassett on March 4th

Robert Shaw on April 3rd

and Stacy Hollander on May 8th.

Schedule of lectures: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/unexpectquiltspring13/

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