The National African American Quilt Convention
July 11-14, 2018
African American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy will host the second 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.
The Convention schedule includes keynote speaker Faith Ringgold, exhibitions, workshops, and demonstrations in various art forms at locations throughout town including the Lawrence Arts Center and Spenser Museum of Art. Educational programming for children and adults plus historical walks and tours are available. Learn more>
Faith Ringgold and Friends special exhibition called “Ancestry Series” comes to the African American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy in Lawrence, Kansas. It opens June 2, 2018 and will be part of the National African American Quilt Convention. This is the first time this exhibition will be viewed in the United States. Early viewing is only $15 donation.
The African American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy is located at 2001 Haskell Avenue, Suite 206.
Exhibition hours: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily, June 2-June 10 and July 15-August 30, 2018
Exhibition closed to the public July 11-14.