Carolyn Ducey, PhD: Reach into Your Mind: African American Quiltmakers of the International Quilt Museum Wednesday: April 22 • 2:00 p.m.
The International Quilt Museum (IQM) collection includes a stellar group of quilts made by artists such as Faith Ringgold, Nora Ezell, Yvonne Wells, and Michael Cummings. Carolyn Ducey, PhD, IQM Curator of Collections, will discuss work by these African American artists, illustrating the wide range of African American quiltmaking traditions, including the southern approach of the IQM’s Robert Cargo Collection. Ducey is Curator of Collections at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She oversees the ongoing care and management of the IQSCM collection of more than 6500 quilts.