This symposium brings together nationwide experts for two days of illustrated lectures on quilts and quilted clothing from 1600 to the present. Optional workshops and special behind-the-scenes tours give participants the opportunity to learn a new technique or see museum artifacts close up.
Keynote presentation Sunday, February 22, cosponsored by Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting. “Why We Quilt.” Marianne Fons, cohost of the popular public television series “Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting” and co-executive editor of Love of Quilting magazine, Winterset, Iowa. Hennage Auditorium, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.
Sunday February 22-Tuesday February 24
For more information about conferences, forums, and workshops, call 1-800-603-0948 or visit www.history.org/conted