Documenting And Interpreting History Through Quilting | WYPR

Documenting And Interpreting History Through Quilting

Aug 8, 2019

Dr. Gaither by Kristin Sullivan
Credit The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

How can quilting interpret history and document community identity? Next summer, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art at Salisbury University will host an exhibit featuring documentary quilts by Dr. Joan Gaither. The Maryland Heritage Award winner will also lead quilting workshops for Eastern Shore residents: the quilts made in these workshops will also be included in the exhibit. Jackson Medel, Curator and Folklorist at The Ward Museum, tells us more.