Fwd: Joe McClain and Carol Lobes want to be sure you know about these events.....
- A personal note to this announcement from Carol Lobes and Joe McClain. I saw these hats -- which belonged to Joe's mother -- when they were exhibited at Edgewood College last year. They are a delight. Jean Nielsen, SMPC
From: "Carol A. Lobes" <lobesmcclain@...>
Miss Annie Maes Hats: Church Hats from the Black Community
Exhibition of hats and photographs:
January 27--March 19, James Watrous Gallery, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street,
Saturday, February 4, features gospel music performances based on the musical, Crowns. Shows at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. with Leotha Stanley
Also includes a gallery talk at 3 p.m. by Edgewood College professor
Tambura Omoiele about the black church hat tradition and her own experience.
More gallery talks in the James Watrous Gallery:
Wednesday, February 15 at 4 p.m., UW-Madison professor Freida
High Tesfagiorgis talks about African and African American headwear
Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m., folklorist Ruth Olson speaks
about Annie Mae and the Great Migration of blacks to the North. Both talks
in the James Watrous Gallery.
Sunday, February 12. The youth choir from Tabernacle Community
Baptist Church performs at Madison¹s Overture Center as part of an
International Festival. Details at www.overturecenter.com
Exhibition in Milwaukee:
April 2--June 4. The hat show moves to the Milwaukee County Historical Society Museum after its run in Overture. More information
at www.milwaukeecountyhistsoc.org, tel. 414/273-8288.
Saturday, June 17 at the Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake
Farm Road, Madison, 1 p.m. Light refreshments served. Auction sponsored by
Women in Focus, with proceeds going to a scholarship fund for students of