Lecture: Textile Treasures of the African Continent

03/28/20
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
Woodmere Art Museum

Lecturer: Jade Papa, curator, Textile and Costume Collection, Thomas Jefferson University–East Falls (formerly Philadelphia University/Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences)

$15 ($10 members)

The artists in Africa in Philadelphia were deeply inspired by textiles and forms of expression of the African continent. Join Jefferson University textile and costume curator Jade Papa for a presentation on the extensive collection of African textiles at the University. She will discuss the functionality and cultural significance of these textiles combined with a show-and-tell of the tools used to create them.