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RESCHEDULED: “Quilt Fever” and National Heritage Fellows Documentaries with Olivia Merrion

A line drawing of a woman holding a corner of a quilt and laughing. It says Quilt Fever
April 11, 2024
6:00PM - 8:00PM
250 Knowlton Hall

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Add to Calendar 2024-04-11 18:00:00 2024-04-11 20:00:00 RESCHEDULED: “Quilt Fever” and National Heritage Fellows Documentaries with Olivia Merrion THIS IS A RESCHEDULING OF THE MARCH 4 SCREENING:The Center for Folklore Studies will host filmmaker Olivia Loomis Merrion whose recent projects have focused on folk music, craft and performance traditions, as well as the work of public folklorists. There will be a screening of her Emmy-nominated short documentary Quilt Fever, which profiles the internationally renowned American Quilt Society "Quilt Week" in Paducah, Kentucky, as well as selections from her documentaries on the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows. The film screenings will be followed by conversations with Merrion about presenting folklore to a wide public audience and an audience Q+A.This event is free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by the Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts and the Humanities Institute.Location: Knowlton Hall is located at 275 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus OH, 43210-1138. The nearest parking garage is the Tuttle Garage, 2050 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210. See the map below for location, across from Ohio Stadium.   250 Knowlton Hall Humanities Institute huminst@osu.edu America/New_York public

THIS IS A RESCHEDULING OF THE MARCH 4 SCREENING:

The Center for Folklore Studies will host filmmaker Olivia Loomis Merrion whose recent projects have focused on folk music, craft and performance traditions, as well as the work of public folklorists. There will be a screening of her Emmy-nominated short documentary Quilt Fever, which profiles the internationally renowned American Quilt Society "Quilt Week" in Paducah, Kentucky, as well as selections from her documentaries on the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows.

 The film screenings will be followed by conversations with Merrion about presenting folklore to a wide public audience and an audience Q+A.

This event is free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by the Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts and the Humanities Institute.

Location: Knowlton Hall is located at 275 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus OH, 43210-1138. The nearest parking garage is the Tuttle Garage, 2050 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210. See the map below for location, across from Ohio Stadium. 

A map of the area around Ohio Stadium.

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