An evening of scholarly presentations explores the historical, material, and cultural significance of quilts from military fabrics.
September 8, 2017
$10 members, students, seniors; $15 non-members
Art historian Julia Bryan-Wilson will present an illustrated overview of her recent publication Fray: Art and Textile Politics (University of Chicago Press, 2017). Discussing the works on view in the War and Pieced exhibition, as well as modern counterparts, Julia will explore the relationship between textiles, gender, and war.
September 28, 2017
$8 members, students, seniors; $10 non-members
Combat Paper is an artist collective that transforms military uniforms into handmade paper. Join Ithaca-based artist and veteran Nathan Lewis as he demonstrates how to transform uniforms into pulp, while discussing the myriad ways that textiles carry stories.
October 12, 2017
Free with RSVP
Anne-Imelda Radice, executive director of the American Folk Art Museum, announces two major changes to the museum's executive staff.
John Maizels, from the international magazine Raw Vision, interviewed Valérie Rousseau, curator of Self-taught Art & Art Brut at the American Folk Art Museum.
Members provide vital support for the museum's exhibitions and educational programs.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services #MA-10-0181-13.