Antique Quilts: Film and Presentation

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A #WomenKnowStuffToo affiliated event

Title -- Hearts and Hands (1988) 1h 3m

Presenter -- Casie Vance, Ames History Museum Executive Director

Join us for a film about the lives of nineteenth century women through their quilts which express social topics such as abolition, patriotism, politics, social justice and westward expansion.

Following the film Casie Vance, Ames History Museum Executive Director, will show some quilts from their collection and share stories of the women who created them.

Click here for the upcoming event Quilting: Then & Now on March 28.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Ames History Museum. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

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