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2/16/2016 at 4:58:46 PM GMT
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Quilts of Southwest China Exhibition
The Quilts of Southwest China Exhibition is ongoing in the Main Gallery of the Michigan State University Museum through April 30, 2017. 

This exhibition, co-curated by Marsha MacDowell and Lijun Zhang, was primarily underwritten by the Luce Foundation and has grown out of the AFS-China Folklore Society activities. US partner institutions on this exhibition are: Michigan State University Museum, Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe), Mathers Museum of World Cultures/Indiana University, and International Quilt Study Center & Museum/University of Nebraska.  Chinese museum partners: Guangxi Nationalities Museum, Yunnan Nationalities Museum, and the Guizhlou Nationalities Museum.

You can see some photos of the exhibition at

A bi-lingual exhibition catalogue is forthcoming.

More examples of Chinese quilts can be seen on the Quilt Index (; just use the advanced search tool and plug in China for country.

Marsha MacDowell, Ph.D.
Curator, Michigan State University Museum
Professor, Art, Art History, and Design
Coordinator, Michigan Traditional Arts Program
Director, The Quilt Index (

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