October 2016 General Meeting

Program:  Quilts, Quilters and the African American Diaspora – Precepts Inspirited by Episodes of Creative Expressions of Self: African American Quilting from Slavery to Now

Date/Time: Thursday, October 6, 2016  7:00 PM

Location: Sears Gallery at the Elgin Academy, 325 Park Street, Elgin

Program:    Trish Williams, an artist, quilter and historian of quilting, will speak about quilts made by African American women and their connection to the African American diaspora. She will also present a trunk show of her own remarkable work. We are grateful to a Local Engagement Grant from AAUW-IL and to the Elgin Historical Museum for their co-sponsorship of this significant event.