Art historian Julia Bryan-Wilson will present an illustrated overview of her recent publication Fray: Art and Textile Politics (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
$8 members, students, seniors; $10 non-members
Nathan Lewis offers a bookbinding workshop with handmade paper created from military uniforms.
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
$15 members, students, seniors; $20 non-members; free for veterans
The annual Fall Benefit Gala provides a primary source of funding for the American Folk Art Museum and its acclaimed educational programs. The 2017 benefit honors Elizabeth and Irwin Warren, Jill Soltau, and Gail O. Mellow.
6:30 pm–9:30 pm
Tables: $50,000, $25,000, $15,000, $10,000; Tickets: $5000, $2500, $1500, $1000