Arts in the Community Day with African American Quilt Guild

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The National African American Quilt Guild presents an Arts in the Community Day at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on Nov. 13. Organized in part by the Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center. Events include:

  • 10am – Formal opening of the National African American Quilt Guild Art Exhibit. Free.
  • 10am – A Classical Journey – music by harpist Kim Savor. Free.
  • 10am – Trunk Show featuring African American quilts and unique textiles.
  • 11am – You Can Quilt Too! A fiber art experience. Includes supplies.
  • 2pm – A Quilt Conversation – signs and symbols of the Underground Railroad, presented by Linda Harris
  • 7pm – Jazz at the Mural Concert – featuring the Terry Koger Quintet. Inside at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. $20. Buy tickets in advance.

The exhibit of these African American quilt and fiber arts runs from Nov. 5 through Dec. 12.

You can also see a display of more than 150 quilted postcards at the Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center –  created by members of the National African American Quilt Guild from 20 states who were inspired by We Walk With Harriet and those who walked 100+ miles along the Harriet Tubman Byway. The museum, located at 424 Race St. in Cambridge, MD, will be open extended hours Nov. 12 and 13 from 12 to 6pm.

Members of the National African American Quilt Guild can info more info about taking part in the meeting here.

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