Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution

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Sunday, June 9, 2013
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Description

Traces the dynamic evolution of the North American quilt – in form, fashion, and function – from the beginning of the 19th century to the present day

Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution traces the dynamic evolution of the North
American quilt – in form, fashion, and function – from the beginning of the 19th century
to the present day. Guest curator Jean Burks has brought together some of the finest
quilts from across the country intended as bed coverings, articles of clothing, furniture
accessories, wall decoration, and three-dimensional sculptures. The exhibition examines their significance as cultural artifacts and showcases their visual diversity and artistic excellence.The quilts on display illustrate a variety of techniques (whole cloth, pieced, appliquéd) and traditional designs (album, log cabin, crazy, pictorial) representing diverse cultural styles and geographic areas.

 

Times:Tues-Sat: 10am–5pm;
Sun: 12–5pm



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2013
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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$10.00 - General
$5.00 - Seniors & Students
Free - Members and Children under 12

Presenter: Katonah Museum of Art
Presenter Phone: 914-232-9555


Sponsor Message

Funding for this exhibition is generously provided by The Coby Foundation; Ralph and Ricky Lauren Family Foundation; Karen B. and Arthur G. Cohen; Deborah Mullin and John Chatzky; Edwin Binney III Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee; ArtsWestchester, with support from Westchester County Government; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and the Museum’s Exhibition Patrons.
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