A Studio in the Woods resident artist Rachel Wallis organizes a series of quilting circles to discuss the historical connections between the textile trade and the slave economy.
A Studio in the Woods hosts “Unraveling Empire: Quilting the Connections Between Textiles and the Slave Economy” with resident artist Rachel Wallis, who explores the historical textile trade through her own quilting practice. Wallis leads a discussion with guest speaker R. Blakeslee Gilpin, author of John Brown Still Lives!: America’s Long Reckoning with Violence, Equality, and Change, and participants assist in the production of a collaborative quilt.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, email A Studio in the Woods at email@example.com.