Thursday, March 24, 2011

Winand to talk quilting Saturday

The meaning of quilting in African American women’s culture will be discussed during a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, 603 S. Fifth St., Springfield. The event is free and open to the public.

“Quilting as Art and Narrative” will be presented by Dr. Angela Winand, assistant professor of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Winand will use photographs of quilts to illustrate her presentation. Light refreshments will follow the program.

The event was featured in a March 24, 2011 article by The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online