“APRON STRINGS: TIES TO THE PAST” &
“THE SUM OF MANY PARTS: QUILTmAKERS IN CONTEMPORARY AMERiCA"
A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance with The Missouri Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts
April 10 – July 10, 2015
Galleries I, II, & III
FREE & Open to the Public
Closing Reception | Friday, July 10, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Apron Strings: Ties to the Past
Apron Strings: Ties to the Past reviews the apron’s role as an emotionally charged vehicle for expression with a rich and varied craft history that is still viable today.
The Sum of Many Parts: Quiltmakers in Contemporary America
The Sum of Many Parts: Quiltmakers in Contemporary America presents how the techniques of piecing, patching, and appliquéing fabrics have been known to exist for centuries in different locales and cultures. Quiltmaking is considered by many to be the quintessential American folk art.