VIRGINIA GUNN

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The Red and Green Era: a Blend of Anglo and Germanic Influences

Thursday July 20, 11:30am-12:30pm.   Understanding how immigration, migration, artistic preferences, and a rising middle class shaped the quilts American women made in the mid-19th century, 1840-1870. This lecture will be at the Marion Public Library in Meeting Room B.

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Quilt of the Modern Era, 1920-1939

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 11:30am-12:30pm.   Recognizing how Colonial Revival and Art Deco decoration, the focus on colorfast prints, and the commercialization of quilt patterns, shaped quiltmaking in the early 20th century. This lecture will be in the Marion Public Library in Meeting Room B.

 

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My Textile Journey:  How Quilts Became a Central Part of it and Enriched my Life

Friday July 21, 12:30pm.    This will be a luncheon lecture at Roseburg Event Center. Virginia will share My Textile Journey:  How Quilts Became a Central Part of it and Enriched my Life.

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Virginia will also share two quilt exhibits with us:

A Selection of Favorite Quilts from my Collection --- from a Historical Perspective.

These quilts will be hanging in the Forrest Room of the Marion Public Library all three days of Celebration. Virginia will discuss her quilt choices during walk-thrus of this exhibit once each day: Thursday, July 20, 1:15pm, Friday July 21, 3:00pm, and Saturday, July 21 at 1:15pm. Free admission and no registration required.

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The Rococo Era:  Celebrating Red and Green American Quilts

These quilts will be hanging in the Carnegie Room at the Marion Public Library all three days of Celebration. Virginia will discuss the quilts during a walk-thru at 10:00am on Friday, July 21. Admission is free and no registration required.