Lecture: Paula Nadelstern – Symmetry & Surprise: The Kaleidoscope as Design Inspiration

Come hear Paula Nadelstern discuss the history and technique of her internationally renowned quilting style and the Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern exhibition at the Akron Art Museum on Sunday, June 19 at 2 pm.

Paula Nadelstern is a native New Yorker, born and raised in the Bronx. The two-bedroom apartment she shares with her husband has also served as her studio for more than twenty years. Nadelstern’s work integrates the infinite design possibilities and ever-changing relationships of color, pattern light and texture of a kaleidoscope with the techniques and materials of quilt making.

She is the author of Paula Nadelstern’s Kaleidoscope Quilts: An Artist’s Journey Continues, Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Workbook, Puzzle Quilts: Simple Blocks, Complex Fabric, Kaleidoscopes & Quilts and Snowflakes & Quilts. Nadelstern was the recipient of fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 1995 and 2001. She designs textile prints exclusively for Benartex, Inc. and travels extensively teaching her unique kaleidoscopic quilt making techniques.

Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for non-members. To register for the lecture, visit www.AkronArtMuseum.org.

Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern is organized by the American Folk Art Museum, New York. The tour of this exhibition is supported in part by the Leir Charitable Foundations in memory of Henry J. & Erna D. Leir, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Its presentation in Akron is made possible by an Exclusive Sponsorship gift from the Robert O. & Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Museum Information
Address: One South High, Akron, OH 44308
Tel: 330.376.9185
Fax: 330.376.1180
Website: http://www.AkronArtMuseum.org
Gallery and Store Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm, Closed Monday and Tuesday and all major holidays
Café Hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Library Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11 am – 4 pm
Admission: Adult general admission is $7, Student and Senior (65+) general admission is $5, Children (12 and under) are FREE, members are FREE. On the first Sunday of every month, individual admission to the collection is FREE. Special exhibitions may require paid admission. No tours available on these days.

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