05/17/2019 Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts Tour

Hosted By ASA Wisconsin Chapter

May 17, 2019 | 11:00am-1:00pm

$25 - Members
$25 - Non-members
Lunch will be provided. Please indicate if you prefer Vegetarian option.

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012

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The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers will feature the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts tour on May 17, 2019.

Museum Description:
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is the only museum devoted to the creation, preservation, and education of fiber art in Wisconsin. Located in a fully restored 1850s barn, visitors enjoy rotating exhibitions and a locally crafted artwork in the Gift Shop. www.wiquiltmuseum.com

Program Description:
View the museum's current exhibition and some socializing, then enjoy a delicious lunch catered by a local Cedarburg restaurant. Finally, be entertained by a fascinating behind-the-scenes talk with museum staff using highlight pieces from the museum's collection.

Exhibit Description:
Greta Mikkelsen: Tobacco Silks Reimagined debuts Mikkelsen’s stunning contemporary quilts inspired by antique tobacco silks. Tobacco silks were found in cigarette packages at the turn of the twentieth-century as a marketing strategy to entice women to smoke. The exhibition features twenty-three quilts by Mikkelsen on view for the first time.


For more information or to register, contact Carol Busch at carol.busch@helivalues.com.