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Faculty Joan Gaither Leads Workshop on Documentary Story Quilting in Annapolis

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.

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.