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October

2 - Friday Native Quilting Workshop - Harriet Soong

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 noon or 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Country Stitches
Quilt artist Harriet Soong (Native Hawaiian) from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and featured artist in To Honor and Comfort, will share experiences about learning and teaching quilting on the Big Island.

Cost: $20/person

Contact: Country Stitches (517) 351-2416

"Meet the Artist: Harriet Soong" - Native Quilting Demonstration
3:00- 5:00 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
An opportunity for students and the general public to talk with Harriet Soong (Native Hawaiian) and to watch her quilt
3 - Saturday "Meet the Artist: Harriet Soong" - Native Quilting Demonstration
2:00- 4:00 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
An opportunity for students and the general public to talk with Harriet Soong (Native Hawaiian) and to watch her quilt
4 - Sunday "Meet the Curators" gallery tour **
2:00 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
Join curatorial staff on a tour of exhibit and learn stories about the development of the exhibit and the quilters who are included
"Meet the Artist: Harriet Soong" - Native Quilting Demonstration**
2:00- 4:00 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
An opportunity for students and the general public to talk with Harriet Soong (Native Hawaiian) and to watch her quilt
In-gallery interpreters**
1:00 - 3:00 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
Join individuals knowledgeable about the exhibit who will give mini-tours and be on hand to answer questions
Native Quilting: A Video Festival**
2:00 - 4:00 p.m., MSU Museum Auditorium
View three recently-produced videos on how quilts are used in different Native communities: "Hopi Quilts" (focusing on quilts in a baby naming ceremony), "Montana High School Basketball Tournament Star Quilt Ceremony" (featuring an honoring ceremony held annually by Assiniboine and Sioux), and "Takini: A Week to Remember" (reporting on a Sioux high school-based AIDS education and NAMES quilt project).