obama quilt

“President Obama: A Celebration in Art Quilts” : February 9 – March 5, 2009 at the Cafritz Art Center, 150 King Street, Silver Spring, Maryland (just outside Washington, DC).

This is a detail of Debra Gabel’s quilt which is one of the 40 Obama quilts which will be on exhibit.



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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