First Friday with Rumi O'Brien and Bobbie Malone

First Friday with Rumi O'Brien and Bobbie Malone

Friday, March 6, 2020

Join us for "Striding Lines: An Evening with Rumi O'Brien and Bobbie Malone"  as part of First Friday on March 6 from 4-7 p.m. at the International Quilt Museum.

Artist Rumi O'Brien will give a presentation with Bobbie Malone, the author of  "Striding Lines: The Unique Story Quilts of Rumi O'Brien" at 5:30 p.m. They will speak about O'Brien's quilts, which are now showing in "The Story Quilts of Rumi O'Brien" in the Pumphrey Family Gallery, and will be available for a book signing after. Books are available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Admission to First Friday is free.

About the Presenters
Rumi O’Brien
grew up in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of seminal manga (comic book) artist Katsuji Matsumoto. Later, she moved to the United States to train as a watercolorist, and for the past 50 years she has lived in Madison, where, several decades ago, she also began making quilts.

Bobbie Malone is a historian, author, and editor, and former director of the Office of School Services at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

About the Quilt
"I love Jello, It Jiggles!"
Rumi O'Brien
2001