Music as Art: Opera in Silk
Edgewood College Gallery
March 29 – May 12, 2019
Reception: Friday, April 5, 5-7:30 pm.
With special guests Poet Andrea Musher and Fresco Opera Theatre
An elaborate handmade textile measuring 9 x 14 feet, featuring Battenberg lace and six panels - each offering exquisite embroidered scenes from a different Italian opera - was gifted to the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, UW-Madison, with multiple stories of its history, but little actual information. The exhibit presents this music-related objects and the multidisciplinary inquiries to find their accurate histories.
Partnership Exhibition to celebrate the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection’s 50th Anniversary Year, UW-Madison School of Human Ecology.