2013 SYMPOSIUM: Quilts in Context: The Making of Meaning April 26-27, 2013
This symposium will focus on the various contexts inhabited by quilts and how those contexts shape and alter quilts’ meanings. The keynote speakers will address quilts, domestic interiors and dress in a variety of contexts:
- Domestic interiors, decorative, furnishings and architectural contexts
- Relationships between quilts and fashion/style that situate them within shared material contexts
- Appearance in photos, print, advertising that show real or imagined contexts made possible by technology
Invited speakers include Lynne Bassett, Linda Eaton and Joan Severa, plus guest exhibition curator Janet Finley and quiltmaker Don Beld.
Conference registration fee includes:
- All lectures, four tours, fashion show by UNL apparel design students
- Coffee breaks and lunches (Friday and Saturday)
- Receptions Thursday and Friday evenings
- General admission (Friday and Saturday) to the International Quilt Study Center & Museum
$125 for members
$170 for nonmembers (includes a one-year individual museum membership)
International Quilt Study Center & Museum members can now register for symposium. Click here to begin.
Online registration is now open. Space is limited, so register soon.
If you register, but cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to a colleague or request a refund less $30 processing fee. No cancellation refunds will be made after March 29, 2013. To receive most current information, please add your name and email address to our free e-Newsletter and Quilt of the Month.