Save the Date!
July 12-15, 2017
African American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy will host the first ever National African American Quilt Convention, a citywide event in celebration of the history and legacy of African Americans in Lawrence, the African American quilting tradition, and contemporary art in various mediums by African American artists. Plans for the Conference include keynote speaker Faith Ringgold, exhibition, and demonstrations in various art forms at locations throughout town including the Lawrence Public Library, Watkins Museum of History and Spenser Museum of Art. Educational programming for children and adults plus historical walks and tours are available.