Quilts for Obama

by kath_red on 30/01/2009

in Art+Design

Quilts for Obama: An Exhibit Celebrating the Inauguration of Our 44th President. Roland L. Freeman, Guest Curator. From January 11 to January 31, 2009 : Where: The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 801 K Street, NW (at Mount Vernon Square); Washington, DC.

Caption: From Kenya to Kansas by Denise Campbell

Caption: In my own time by Rosalyn Thomas

This show was developed by the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Women of Color Quilters Network in partnership with The Group for Cultural Documentation (TGCD). The exhibit comprises over 60 interpretive quilts by master quilt makers to celebrate the inauguration, to welcome the Obama family to Washington, and to celebrate their roots and history.

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