A Running Thread:
Quilting the African Diaspora
Saturday, March 5, 12 and 19, 2016
12:30PM - 5:00PM
Textile Museum of Canada
Open to youth (20-29) who self-identify as Black (African, Caribbean, Black)
Free admission | Space is limited
RSVP required: http://bit.ly/23QoHjo
RSVP by February 26, 2016
Desmond Miller’s textile-based art workshop invites us to think more deeply about the connections between garments, quilting and the African Diaspora. Discover idiosyncratic styles of quilting and patchwork from across peoples, times and places in the African Diaspora. Learn how to sew a 30cm x 30cm quilt block, and explore quilting as a powerful medium for memory, meaning making, community building and self-care.
Made possible with the support of Nia Centre for the Arts, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the United Way of Greater Toronto & York Region (United Way) and Textile Museum of Canada.