Betty Leacraft lecture: An Artist visits South Africa

The American Women’s Heritage Society and Underground Railroad Museum at Historic Belmont Mansion Invites you to a Women’s History Month Lecture An Artist Visits South Africa by Betty Leacraft.

Betty Leacraft’s lecture will focus on quilts from the International Quilt Convention Africa feature exhibition “Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela.” Tributes by quilt artists from South Africa and the United States. This exhibition consists of 90 quilts.  Co-curators are Dr. Marsha MacDowell and Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi and is a collaborative project of Michigan State University Museum, Women of Color Quilters Network and South African quilt atists.  During the summer of 2015 the exhibition will begin a two year national tour of the United States.


Fiber Mixed Media Artist
March 14, 2015
2:00PM – 4:00PM

Donation: $10.00 at door
R.S.V.P.  215-878-8844




Cornelia Wells Conference & Banquet Center
2000 Belmont Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131