*Quilts of Gee's Bend

Collaborative Quilting Installation
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Come help us make a community quilt that will be installed throughout the ground floor of the library! Participants will investigate their surroundings and make connections about the landscape, manmade world, and community. Experimenting with various materials such as paper or fabric students will collage and create a collaborative large-scale interlocking quilt that draws inspiration from the Quilts of Gee's Bend Alabama. The final piece will be crafted out of discarded materials, similar in concept and tradition as the historical Gee's Bend Quilts.   

Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into Bay Area classrooms and libraries.

Come to the library, check out the show, get a library card, and enjoy some books!

Upcoming Events

Natalie Baszile Book Talk and Discussion
Thursday, October 8, 2015, 6:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room
African American Geneology
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
Slavery: Ancient Greece and Rome vs. the American South
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:00 pm
Merced, Merced General Floor Area

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Internal Reflections
Through Sunday, November 15, 2015
Main Library, African American Center

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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