Emancipation Day at Dalhousie Art Gallery

Emancipation Day at Dalhousie Art Gallery

Emancipation Day at Dalhousie Art Gallery

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Co-presented by Dalhousie Art Gallery & Dalhousie Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Join us for a full day of drop-in events from 1-5 pm on Tuesday, August 1st!

1:00 PM: Opening Remarks from Dalhousie Art Gallery & Dalhousie Office of Equity and Inclusion

1:30 PM: “A Journey Through African Nova Scotian Quilts,” Curatorial Talk by David Woods.

In this talk, Woods takes us on a journey through the quiltmaking traditions of African Nova Scotians and comments on the patterns and techniques, the origins of the Underground Railroad patterns, and the work of the Vale Quilters Association, the only Black quilters guild in the province.

2:30 PM: Exhibition Tour with Heather Cromwell of the Vale Quilters Association of New Glasgow

4:00 PM: Participatory Quilt Stories

Does your family have a quilting tradition? Dalhousie Art Gallery and curator David Woods invite you to bring your family quilts to the gallery to share the stories behind them. All are welcome to participate.

This will be the last week to visit “The Secret Codes: African Nova Scotian Quilts”! Drop in anytime between 1-5 pm to check out the exhibition and connect with the curator, artists, and other community members.

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Venue - Dalhousie Art Gallery

 

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2023-08-01 @ 01:00 PM to
2023-08-01 @ 05:00 PM
 

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