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Textile Museum exhibits rugs from Timbuktu to Tibet

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Oct '08
Enjoy topics ranging from Middle Eastern cuisine and culture to contemporary art quilts, inspired by The Textile Museum's exhibitions Timbuktu to Tibet: Rugs and Textiles of the Hajji Babas (October 18, 2008 - March 8, 2009) and Constructed Color: Amish Quilts (April 4 - September 6, 2009). A light boxed dinner is available for pre-purchase (excepting the November 6 program). The dinners are available at 6:30 pm and the lectures begin at 7:00 pm.

This series is funded by Eleanor T. and Samuel J. Rosenfeld.

Daily Splendors: An Exploration of the Culinary and Decorative Arts from Africa to Central Asia
Thursday, November 6 • 6:30 pm
Amy Riolo, Culinary Historian

Great Rugs of the Hajji Babas
Wednesday, December 3 • 6:30 pm
Daniel Walker, Textile Museum Director

Tapestry of Music:
Classical Indian Ragas
Thursday, January 8 • 6:30 pm
Subha Sankaran, surbahar and Brian Q. Silver, sitar

Interwoven: Business, Artisanal Design and Social Responsibility
Thursday, March 5 • 6:30 pm
Stephanie Odegard, Founder and President, Odegard, Inc.

That's a Quilt?! Tracing the Lineage of Contemporary Quilt Art
Thursday, April 16 • 6:30 pm
Kate Lenkowsky, Author

Reinventing Quilts in a Digital Age
Thursday, May 7 • 6:30 pm
Michael James, Chair, Textiles Clothing and Design Department, University of Nebraska

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