- Date: Friday, February 24th, 20122012-02-24
- Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Location: Kentucky MuseumKentucky Museum
The Bowling Green/Warren County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Richardson Gallery.
Assembled over two decades, the Elizabeth Richardson Collection is a case study of American quilt collecting from the late 1930s through the late 1950s. It includes 13 quilts and 26 historic textile samples; correspondence; books about and photographs of historic quilts; and five scrapbooks that chronicle her interest in old quilts.
In addiition to featuring quilts and textiles from the Richardson Collection, the opening of the Richardson Gallery will showcase 15 variations of Star pattern quilts that were selected from other parts of the Kentucky Museum Quilt Collection.
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