“Quilt Health” with Marsha MacDowell

Presented by McKissick Museum at McKissick Museum, Columbia SC

Apr 02 2020
“Quilt Health” with Marsha MacDowell

Dr. MacDowell’s presentation will explore the long historical connection between textiles and health and its continued and ever growing importance in contemporary society.

Name an illness, medical condition, or disease and you will find quiltmaking associated with it. From Alzheimer’s to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lou Gehrig’s Disease to Crigler-Najjar Syndrome, and for nearly every form of cancer, millions of quilts have been made in support of personal well-being, health education, patient advocacy, memorialization of victims, and fundraising. Dr. MacDowell’s presentation will explore the long historical connection between textiles and health and its

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 2, 2020 at 05:30 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

McKissick Museum

816 Bull St, Columbia, SC 29208

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