Four Quiltmakers, Four American Stories

Four Quiltmakers, Four American Stories

Jun 4, 2020 — Feb 14, 2021
The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07012
Dates & Times
Nov 28: 10:00amNov 29: 10:00amDec 3: 10:00amDec 4: 10:00amDec 5: 10:00amDec 6: 10:00amDec 10: 10:00amDec 11: 10:00amDec 12: 10:00amDec 13: 10:00amDec 17: 10:00amDec 18: 10:00amDec 19: 10:00amDec 20: 10:00amDec 24: 10:00amDec 25: 10:00amDec 26: 10:00amDec 27: 10:00amDec 31: 10:00amJan 1: 10:00amJan 2: 10:00amJan 3: 10:00amJan 7: 10:00amJan 8: 10:00amJan 9: 10:00amJan 10: 10:00amJan 14: 10:00amJan 15: 10:00amJan 16: 10:00amJan 17: 10:00amJan 21: 10:00amJan 22: 10:00amJan 23: 10:00amJan 24: 10:00amJan 28: 10:00amJan 29: 10:00amJan 30: 10:00amJan 31: 10:00amFeb 4: 10:00amFeb 5: 10:00amFeb 6: 10:00amFeb 7: 10:00amFeb 11: 10:00amFeb 12: 10:00amFeb 13: 10:00amFeb 14: 10:00am
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Event Description

This installation features quilts made between 1864 to 2010 from the Museum’s Decorative Arts collection. Quiltmakers, working alone or together, tell stories by assembling and stitching fabric into layered images that warm loved ones, decorate beds or hang on walls. Each quilt is as unique as its maker or group of makers, whether replicating traditional patterns or creating new designs. The materials–new, store-bought fabric, recycled scraps from old clothing, or second-hand textiles – as well as the images are themselves thoughtful choices that add meaning to the stories. Image credit:
Luke Haynes, America in Context #3: American Gothic, 2010. Seattle, Washington.
Pieced and appliqued cotton and polyester, 93 x 94 in. Purchase 2012 W. Clark Symington Bequest Fund, Felix Fuld Bequest Fund, John J. O’Neill Bequest Fund, and Emma Fantone Endowment Fund 2012.16
Museum Hours: Thursdays: 10:00 am–7:00 pm Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00 am–6:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm