The Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies: “Abstract Art or Country Craft: The Quilts of the Amish”Export this event to calendar

Thursday, February 4, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST

Smucker Janneken Lecture and dinner to support the Mennonite Archives of Ontario and Mennonite Studies at Conrad Grebel. ​Punch at 6:30 p.m. 

In this informal presentation Dr. Janneken Smucker will explore the diverse output of Amish quilt makers, challenging cultural assumptions while placing this beloved tradition in historical context, demonstrating just how hard it is to answer the question, “What makes an Amish quilt Amish?”

Funds raised will be used for the Archives and Mennonite Studies program at Conrad Grebel. 

Tickets are $75 ($45 charitable receipt). 

Please contact Alison Enns: 
519-885-0220 x 24217 
aenns@uwaterloo.ca

Cost 
$75.00
Location 
CGR - Conrad Grebel University
Schlegel Community Education Room
140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6
Canada

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