“Abstractions and Reflections” Madame Walker Theatre Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 1 – 30, 2016

October 28, 2016

Abstractions and Reflections will be at Madame Walker Theatre Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
November 1 – 30, 2016

Daren Redman – “Flowers #4”

This solo exhibition by quilt artist Daren Redman is made up of large-scale, abstract floral motifs and landscapes. The bold, bright, colorful quilts reflect the last six years of Daren’s inspirations, from the nature in her own back yard, to her Swiss hiking trip.

Reception: November 4, 2016 from 5-9:00 p.m.

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“American Quilts: History and Art” Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York, October 29, 2016 – January 8, 2017

October 21, 2016

American Quilts: History and Art will be at Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York, October 29, 2016, through January 8, 2017.

American Quilts: History and Art will feature historical quilts curated by Jonathan Holstein from the collection of the International Quilt Studies Center & Museum in Nebraska.

Jonathan Holstein and his wife Gail van der Hoof began  collecting quilts in the late 1960s, and in 1971 curated the seminal exhibition, Abstract Design in American Quilts, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.  Their collection went to the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Their exhibitions here and abroad, along with their writing and lecturing, furthered both the appreciation of American quilts as significant designed objects, and encouraged the now-international art quilt movement.

Photos are the Art Center’s.

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“Painted, Pieced, and Padded: Masterwork Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum” American Folk Art Museum, New York City, through November 6, 2016

October 17, 2016

Painted, Pieced, and Padded: Masterwork Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum
is on exhibit at American Folk Art Museum in New York City   through November 6, 2016.

Quilt & Textile Care after Flood

October 11. 2016

With the flooding that is occurring in the Southeast from Hurricane Matthew, this information about quilt and textile care after a flood may be helpful. “How to Care for and Salvage Your Textiles After a Flood” is from Lynn Lancaster Gorges.

http://www.textilepreservation.com/flood.htm

 

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“It’s All About Jazz” Madame Walker Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 7 – 28, 2016

October 7, 2016

The Madame Walker Theatre is having a quilt exhibit, It’s All About Jazz, October  7 – 28, 2016.  The theatre is located at 617 Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis.  Free parking is west of the building.

There is an opening reception tonight (Friday, October 7) from 6 to 9pm with complimentary food  and live entertainment with  Vickie Daniel and friends.

Eighteen quilt artists are exhibiting in the invitational, which was curated by Daren Redman.

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img_2714“Autumn Song” by Caryl Schuetz