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She Knew Where She Was Going: Gee’s Bend Quilts and Civil Rights

Hosted By: DOROT

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Gee’s Bend, Alabama, is home to generations of extraordinary Black craftswomen whose quilts represent a crucial chapter in the history of American Art. Since the early 1800s, these women have transformed worn clothes, sacks, and other fabric remnants into patterns that surpass the boundaries of the genre. Join DOROT as they welcome Brittany Luberda, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts at the Baltimore Museum of Art, who will provide participants with a virtual tour of BMA’s “She Knew Where She Was Going” exhibit, featuring five beautiful Gee’s Bend quilts acquired with support from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation and Community Partnership.