Sept. 19 event complements Gaither's Journey to the White House exhibition at Banneker-Douglass Museum
Posted 09.18.09 by MICA Media Relations
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--The Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St., on Saturday, Sept. 19 hosts MICA faculty Joan Gaither for a workshop on documentary story quilting. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. event complements Gaither's Journey to the White House exhibition, which ends Saturday, Sept. 26.
The workshop, which costs $20 and includes materials, is open to all ages. Past quilting and/or sewing experience is not required.
To register or for more information, e-mail BDMPrograms@goci.state.md.us or call 410-216-6186.
To learn more about the Journey to the White House quilt, visit the blog.Image caption: MICA faculty Joan Gaither enlisted the help of MICA faculty, staff, and students to help her complete a quilt in 2008.
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