Knitting Heritage Museum Welcome Reception

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Members of the Madison Knitters Guild are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Susan Strawn, Ph.D., author of Knitting America: From Warm Socks to High Art, and Professor, Apparel Design and Merchandising, Dominican University, River Forest, IL. Susan Strawn will speak on the topic “The Knitting Image: Popular Media, Art, and Industry Look at American Knitters.” The talk will kick off a one day symposium, Knitting Heritage Museum: A Work in Progress, which will explore the feasibility of starting a knit and crochet heritage museum. This is a unique opportunity to meet and hear from Susan Strawn, who will be available for book signing after the presentation. For more information about this book and the author, visit Susan Strawn’s official website at


Time and Location: 

Time: 5 to 7:30 pm, with Dr. Strawn’s remarks beginning at 6:30 pm.
Location: Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street
Admission: $25 - To register, please reply to

Meetings: Doors open 5 pm, KnitAid 5 pm, Meeting 6:30 - 8:30 pm
2nd Monday of each month (September-May)

Bishop O'Connor Center
702 South High Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin