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Preserving the Past through Heirloom Textiles
March 22, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Folklife Center will open at 2 p.m. to allow visitors to tour the exhibit. Dr. Beth Newcome, Program Coordinator for Applied Design at Pierpont Community & Technical College, will present “Preserving the Past through Heirloom Textiles” at 3 p.m. in the Great Hall of Cultures. Reception to follow.
The presentation will provide information on protecting and preserving our material culture. The event also will celebrate the closing of the exhibit, “Hanging by a Beautiful Thread: Celebrating the Fiber Arts,” which highlights the beauty in traditional fiber arts created in the home.