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Story Quilting Workshop with Dr. Joan Gaither

January 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 25, 2020

Joan Gaither By Kristin Sullivan

Talk & Info Session: Friday, January 24, 5-7 p.m.

Workshop: Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

​Join us at the Ward Museum to be part of a made-for-exhibit Lower Eastern Shore quilt experience! This workshop will be led by Maryland Heritage Award-winning artist and educator, Joan M. E. Gaither, Documentary Story Quilter. Dr. Gaither will help participants start a project to be part of an upcoming exhibit at the Ward Museum: “Storytelling with Purpose: Documentary Quilts of Dr. Joan M. E. Gaither.” The exhibit will run May 22 – September 27, 2020.

Individuals and communities are invited to create their own portion of a quilt, which will be sewn together for the exhibit. You can start at the workshop and finish at home.

What or whose story do YOU want to be part of that quilt?

If you would like to bring photos (physical or digital) to be used in the quilt, please do!  If you have more questions please call 410-742-4988 ext. 119.


January 24
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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