Discussion Bound: Men and the Art of Quilt-Making by Joe Cunningham

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Event:
Discussion Bound: Men and the Art of Quilt-Making by Joe Cunningham
Date:
October 13, 2015 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free with membership or Museum admission
Venue:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828-253-3227
Address:
2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC, 28801, United States

Free with membership or Museum admission
Frances Mulhall Achilles Library| North Wing, Asheville Art Museum, 2 South Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
Join our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to artwork in our galleries. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each other. Bring your copy of the book.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 PM
Men and the Art of Quilt-Making by Joe Cunningham
What are they thinking?! The first professional quilters were men, participants in every aspect involving the production of textiles. Once quilting became a 19th-century hobby and artistic pursuit, women became the predominant enthusiasts. Now there is a steadily growing collection of male quilt artists. What are they thinking? What are they creating? Is it different from what women quilters do? Moderated by Kristi McMillan, Adult Programs Manager.