Hands on activity

Quilt code patterns

pattern on quilt
Date:
31 Aug 2017
Time:
1-4pm
Suitable for:
all visitors, family-friendly
Booking:
Free drop-in event, no need to book
Room:
Anthony Walker Education Centre

Learn the meanings and codes behind the patterns on African American quilts and how they helped enslaved people on the road to freedom.

Make a paper and fabric patchwork pattern of your own to take home, maybe inspired by the Gees Bend quilt on display in the museum.

This event is part of our Summer event series.