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Quilt Codes of the Underground Railroad with The Artists of Colour

Time and Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023, 5pm – 9pm

Location: 2nd Floor, Education Studio

This event is part of AWE at Night. For a limited time, admission to attend AWE at Night is $5. Members always have free admission. 

Photography and videography will be present throughout the event. By entering this event site you agree to be filmed or photographed which may be used for marketing or promotional purposes.

Join The Artists of Colour for a hands-on workshop in the AWE Education Studio! Follow along as the artists share a variety of quilt blocks and colourful patterns to use as the inspiration for your own art project. The collective will explain how these and other patterns were used as coded messages for the Freedom Seekers travelling through the Underground Railroad to freedom. Step-by-step instructions along with patterns will be provided.

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