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Common Thread: Contemporary African American Quilts Discussion

January 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Common Thread: Contemporary African American Quilts – Panel Discussion

2019-Common-Thread-frt (002)Wesleyan College will host a panel discussion with four Georgia artists, lead by Jeffrey Bruce, Director of Exhibitions and Collections for the Tubman African American Museum. The artists’ work includes historical American quilting techniques and African designs based around themes of gender, identity, beauty, wealth, and justice. Panelists will include Ellen Blalock, Carolyn and Rudy Mendes, and Wini McQueen.

With aesthetics ranging from highly representational to abstract, the artworks will be on display in the East and West galleries of the Porter Family Memorial Fine Arts building on the Wesleyan College campus. Galleries are free and open to the public Monday-Friday from 1-5pm from January 24-March 1, 2019.

For more information, contact Lisa Sloben at lsloben@wesleyancollege.edu or 478-757-5171.

This is event is sponsored by a grant from Georgia Humanities.

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Date:
January 24
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.wesleyancollege.edu

Venue

Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Rd.
Macon, GA 31210 United States
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