Thursday, April 10, 2008

EGA on Antiques Roadshow!

I received the following information by email from The Embroiderers' Guild of America:



"The Embroiderers' Guild of America will be featured on Antiques Roadshow later this month!

As part of its visit to Louisville (Kentucky), the Roadshow came to EGA Headquarters and took a look at three of our samplers.

While their visit here was very brief, it does give us some extraordinary national exposure.

Louisville Life, a series produced by the local PBS affiliate, KET will air a longer segment on EGA that will focus on our mission, programs, and collection. This program can be viewed on the KET website after its initial air date. Go to http://www.ket.org/ and scroll down to Louisville Life and follow the links.

Antiques Roadshow from Louisville will air in three segments -
  • April 21
  • April 28
  • May 5 *
* EGA will be featured in the third program that airs at 8pm EST on May 5, 2008.

Check your local PBS listings for additional air dates for the third Antiques Roadshow segment from Louisville.

The Louisville Life piece on EGA will air on April 24th at 9pm EST on KET 2 in the Louisville area."
UPDATE 1:
In New Jersey/New York area the first episode in Louisville #1213 aired on WLIW21 on Sunday, April 27 at 8pm; it's scheduled to be shown again on Friday, May 2 at 1pm. If EGA was mentioned, I missed it, but they showed an appraisal of a silk mourning sampler mid-way through the episode.
Episode #1214 is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 4 at 8pm, Friday, May 9 at 1pm and Sunday, May 11 at noon

Episode #1215 (this is the episode with info on EGA) is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 11 at 8pm, Friday, May 16 at 1pm, Sunday, May 18 at noon

UPDATE 2:
Also in New Jersey, episodes airing on NJN:
Epsiode 1 of 3 aired April 29 @ 8pm, May 2 @ 10pm and May 3 @ 8pm
Episode 2 of 3 airs May 6 @ 8pm, May 9 @ 10pm, and May 10 @ 8pm
Episode 3 of 3 airs May 13 @ 8pm, May 16 @ 10pm, May 17 @ 8pm

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