Saturdays Lecture Series AudienceExperts on all facets of state and national history provide compelling presentations, often from their own books. Facts, statistics, rumors and tall tales provide an entertaining session for adults.

These free presentations are held in the Frisco Heritage Museum Second Floor Theater from 10 – 11 am; come a little early (9:30) for breakfast snacks and coffee.

Details on presentation topics and speakers will be added as they are known.

APRIL 21, 2018

Cotton – From Field to Cloth

Cotton Lecture flyerHands-on activities, student photography exhibit, and more. All activities are free and Museum admission fee is not required. Call 972-292-5668 for additional information. More events at the Museum.


9:30 am – Morning refreshments

10 am – Keith Volanto, PhD, Collin College professor of history and author of Texas, Cotton and the New Deal. Second floor theater.

11 am to 2 pm – Community experts display and demonstrate contemporary cotton crafts in the 2nd floor galleries.

  • Visit with the Frisco Quilt Guild
  • Watch and learn from a certified Master Weaver about creating cloth from thread on a loom
  • Saris from India display
  • Latin American textiles display

12pm – “Images of Frisco” student photography exhibit and reception, sponsored by Collin College.