State of Stories: Missouri’s Dynamic Quilting Traditions with Drs. Lisa Higgins & Michael Sweeney
On January 14, 2021, Missouri Folk Arts director Lisa Higgins joined Missouri 2021 coordinator Michael Sweeney for a State of Stories discussion of quilting in Missouri, hosted by Mark Livengood of The Story Center at the Mid-Continent Public Library.
Dr. Lisa Higgins and Dr. Michael Sweeney describe quilting traditions from across the state as well as the state’s Bicentennial quilt. State of Stories is a series of free public programs commemorating the Missouri Bicentennial. Developed by The Story Center and the University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program, programs explore Missouri history and culture through storytelling performances and workshops, book conversations, presentations, a publication, and other activities. For more of Mid-Continent Public Library’s Bicentennial programs, visit mymcpl.org/mo200