Talk on American Album Quilts: Social Media of the 19th Center Planned

(Oneida, NY – May 2013) Three talks on Upstate New York Historical Sensations will be featured during the Oneida Community Mansion House’s spring Adult Enrichment Series. The talks on consecutive Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. are free to the public.

On May 9, Cathy Rosa Klimaszewski examines traditional textile art in “American Album Quilts: Social Media of the 19th Century.”

Klimaszewski is Associate Director and Ames Curator of Education at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. She is, herself, a textile artist with experience organizing quilt exhibits.

Accompanying Klimaszewski’s talk, examples of a pictorial quilting tradition at the Mansion House will be on display.

The Oneida Community Mansion House is located at 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida.

For information call 363-0745 or visit www.oneidacommunity.org.

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