West Wyandotte Library Exhibit, Kansas City, KS, June 1 – 30

West Wyandotte Library Exhibit
Kansas City, Kansas
Exhibit June 1 – 30

Title: 100 Years of Agriculture; Past, Present, and Future

Presentation: Living Squarely on the Land: Agriculture in Kansas Literature
June 24, 6:30 p.m., West Wyandotte Auditorium

Join us for a discussion with Kansas author Tom Averill about the Kansas literature of the farm, from seed to harvest, from settlement to auction, from plowing to planting, from Dust Bowl to dry land agriculture. In short, from then to now.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibit, 100 Years of Agriculture; Past, Present, and Future, and supported by the Kansas Humanities Council, a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to promoting humanities programs across Kansas. Find out more at kansashumanities.org. The exhibit will be on display at the West Wyandotte Library, June 1 – 30.

Location:
West Wyandotte Library
1737 N 82nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
kckcpl.org

Organized by the International Fiber Collaborative, Inc., aka Dream Rocket Project in collaboration with the good folks at Kiowa County Library, Kingman Carnegie Library, West Wyandotte Library, Salina Public Library, and the Kansas State Fair.

Agriculture themed textile submissions are still being collected to be included in this exhibit. To learn more about how to participate email Jennifer Marsh at Jennifer.marsh@washburn.edu.

View current submissions to be included in this exhibit on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/thedreamrocket/sets/72157632693304162/

Participants:
Martha S. Heimbaugh, Heimbaugh Studios from Basehor, Kansas
Harper’s Fabric & Quilt Co., Facilitated by Rosemary Cromer, Elaine Johnson, and Harper’s Staff
Doug Waters from Hugoton, KS
Kathleen Ronnebaum from Baileyville, Kansas
Isaiah, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Luis, Judith, Sandra, and Irvin, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Melania, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Celeste, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Alondra, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Alfoaso and Cory, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Evan, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Alexander, Jade, and Lily, students from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Isaac, a student from the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, Nevada
Students at McCarter Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas x 8
Alina, Claire, and Morgan, 4th grade students at Divine Child Elementary School in Dearborn, MI
Adam and Madison, 4th grade students at Divine Child Elementary School in Dearborn, MI
Marie and Yazmin, 4th grade students at Divine Child Elementary School in Dearborn, MI
Stanhope Library Quilting Club in Stanhope, Iowa
3rd grade students in Mrs. McDaniel’s Quest class at Southeast Elementary School in Meridian, MS
Perla, Julia, Christian and Jacob, students in the Smith Valley School Art Department in Smith, NV
Kathleen Ronnebaum from Baileyville, KS
Rhea-Donna Reyes from Tallahassee, FL
4th Grade Students in Mrs. Hunt’s class at Meadowlark Elementary School in Salina, KS
2nd Grade Students in Mrs. Marchand’s class at Revere Innovation School in Revere, MA
Nancy A. Erisman and students from Newhall, CA
Space 301 Fiber Arts Class from Mobile, AL
Patricia S. Joy from Loveland, CO
Clara W. Smith from Newtown, PA
Trina Weller from NJ and Leona Law from PA
Amy Sellers from Del City, OK
KT Bothwell, Sarah Bugosh, Conklin and Pamela Cowie Patrick from Huntsville, AL
Kathleen Bakergumprecht-Davis and the Functional Skill Class at Clark Intermediate School in Clovis, CA
Audrey Fowler and the Kingston Elementary School in Knoxville, TN