Friday, March 16, 2007

textured: quilts from the african diaspora

Textured - NFB

There is still time to catch the Textured: Quilts from the African Diaspora exhibition on at the NFB Mediatheque, which involved FREE quiltmaking workshops & a Quilts of Gee's Bend film screening (bummed to have missed these!).
The show includes historic quilts on loan from the Buxton Historical Museum and private collections, alongside works by contemporary quilt maker Quita Alfred of InQb8 quilt.

The exhibition will continue to Saturday March 24th. The final event (March 24, 7pm) i
s "QUILTING AS AN ARTFORM & UNVEILING OF AFRICAN DIAPSPORA-INSPIRED QUILT", which will include an in-depth discussion on quilting as an art form and the official unveiling of the final African Diaspora-inspired quilt created during the workshops.

Please call 416-973-2273 to RSVP.

Monday to Wednesday: 3 - 7 pm
Thursday - Friday: 5 - 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday: 12 - 4 pm

150 John Street (at Richmond W)


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