WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Emphasis - January 8

Macomb, IL – Rich Egger's guests are Sue Scott of the Western Illinois Museum and Kim Nettles of Force Majeure. They provide an audio tour of Quilt Stories, which is the new exhibit at the Western Illinois Museum.

The exhibit is a historical look at quilts from the region. It includes quilts sewn by women from Macomb, Carthage, Bushnell and Good Hope.

An opening reception for Quilt Stories will be held on Saturday, January 9 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. It's being held in conjunction with the opening of a quilt exhibit at the nearby West Central Illinois Arts Center. The WCIAC exhibit features contemporary quilts.

Quilt Stories will remain on display at the Western Illinois Museum through April 24.