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Ming Holden, Lilly Library, ‘Candide’, The Quilters Story

This week - Wells Graduate Fellow Ming Holden, inside the Lilly Library, Voltaire on the opera stage, and quilters stories on display.

This week on Artworks-

We’re off to explore one of the gems of the IU Bloomington campus, the Lilly Library, where rare books are anything but hands-off.

Also on the program,

We’ll speak with a local quilter whose work is part of a current exhibition at the Monroe County History Center.

Then we’ll get a brief sneak-peak at the Voltaire’s satirical novel “Candide” which take the opera stage this weekend.

And a conversation with Ming Holden, an MFA student in creative writing who was recently honored with Indiana University’s Wells Graduate Fellowship in recognition of her work with refugees in Kenya.

Stories On This Episode

Ming Holden And The Survival Girls

"We do not know what the century holds, because it’s never been younger and more urban. What we need to encourage in young people is innovation."

The Lilly Library: Anything But Hands Off

Visitors to the Indiana University Lilly Library find a wealth of knowledge and history at their finger tips.

A Cameo For Voltaire

IU Opera Theater present's Leonard Bernstein's "Candide."

Quilters Get Personal At The Monroe County History Center

The new quilt exhibit at the Monroe County History Center, “The Quilters Story,” focuses on the relationship of the quilters to their craft.

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