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  • Jean Nielsen
    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
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 3, 2006
      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 Mae’s Hats:  Church Hats from the Black Community

      Exhibition Events

      Exhibition of hats and photographs:

      January 27--­March 19, James Watrous Gallery, Overture Center for the Arts

      201 State Street,

      Opening reception:

      Saturday, February 4, features gospel music performances based on the musical, Crowns. Shows at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. with Leotha Stanley
      on piano.

      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.

      More music:

      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
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