The exhibition, which opens January 21, will feature 24 quilts utilizing expert patching and appliqué techniques.
Quilts of Southwest China discusses the development and perfection of quilt-making techniques and technologies as they pertain to rural China. The book has accompanied exhibits throughout the world, and now folk artists and quilters alike will have the opportunity to view it in southern Indiana.
The exhibit is sponsored by The Henry Luce Foundation and runs through May 7.
Several accompanying programs will be presented at the museum between January and May. The times and dates are listed below.
Curating Quilts of Southwest China with Lijun Zhang
Friday, January 20; 12 to 1 p.m.
Exhibition Opening: Quilts of Southwest China
Saturday, January 21; 2 to 4 p.m.
Family Craft Day: Chinese New Year
Sunday, January 29; 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibition Opening: Beijing's 798 Art Zone
Thursday, April 6; 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Film Screening: Peasant Family Happiness
Wednesday, April 19; 5 p.m.