Quilts are more than just bed coverings–they tell stories, document the past, and express a range of emotions, from love to sorrow.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the UT Libraries presents an exhibit and film series focused on quilts and the women who made them.
March 1-April 2: Merikay Waldvogel’s quilts will be on display in Hodges Library outside the Lindsay Young Auditorium. These quilts come from Waldvogel’s personal collection. A nationally recognized quilt historian, Waldvogel will speak on March 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the McClung Museum Auditorium.
Tuesday, March 6: Hearts and Hands: The Influence of Women & Quilts on American Society. Showings will be at 12:30 and 1:35 p.m. Room 251, Hodges Library.
Tuesday, March 20: The Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend, 11 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. and The Quilts of Gee’s Bend, 12:05 p.m. Room 251, Hodges Library.