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Patchwork Quilt by Joe Cunningham
Patchwork Quilt
Joe Cunningham

Whig Rose with trapunto, c. 1850

Ka Ua Kani Lehua, c. 1940

Hexagons, c. 1880 Private collection
Hexagons Variation, c. 1880


Higgs Boson Explained by Joe Cunningham
The Higgs Explained
Joe Cunningham

"The Julie, Bob, & Joe Show is too hilarious (and educational!) for words."
—Roderick Kiracofe, author of The American Quilt: A History of Cloth and Comfort 1750-1950

"If you want a GREAT program as well as lots of laughs, bring Julie, Joe, and Bob to your area!!
Then go out to dinner with them. You will glow for a week with good vibes!"
—Karen Biedler Alexander , quilt historian and former curator of The Quilters Hall of Fame

WHAT: A one-day meeting of the quilt minds!

WHEN: September 15, 2012

WHERE: The Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington (80 miles north of Seattle)

A full day up close and personal with three of America's leading quilt experts:

Man-Made Quilts by Joe CunninghamJoe Cunningham  American Quilts: The Democratic Art, 1780-2007 by Robert ShawRobert Shaw Hears and Hands by Julie SilberJulie Silber

Guided walk through tours of the ground-breaking exhibition
American Quilts: The Democratic Art

Illustrated talks:

Julie Silber
Julie Silber
"America's Funniest Quilts"
Who Hit Lizz quilt
Detail of Redwork Quilt
Robert Shaw
Robert Shaw
"A History of the Art Quilt" March Study by Nancy Crow
March Study by Nancy Crow
Collection of the artist
Joe Cunningham
Joe Cunningham

"Or, You Can Do Anything You Want"
Rule of Three by Joe Cunningham
The Rule of Three by Joe Cunningham
Collection of the Shelburne Museum

All this and more for only $95.

Toward Barred Island by Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade (detail)

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Toward Barred Island by Gayle Fraas and Duncan Slade (detail)