June 24: Improvisational Quilting Workshop

A fun Improvisational Quilting Workshop June 24 with noted author and instructor, Katie Pedersen extends the design and quilting skills of any quilter and designer. Katie is an outstanding and innovative instructor.

This class is part of the many activities around the exhibition Conversations With Gee's Bend at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) opening Memorial Day weekend. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 24 at the Mullis Center, 589 Mullis in Friday Harbor.

The workshop has limited seating, so tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee is $75 or $65 for SJIMA members. You can sign up online at www.sjima.org or at the art museum when open. At this site you can also view the complete class description and supply list.

Considered to be the most important African-American cultural contribution to the history of art in the US the Quilts of Gee's bend are "Moving, Powerful and Abstract Masterpieces." Several artists across many mediums have been invited to express their own dialogue with the women and work of Gee's Bend. Work of some of the Gee's Bend quilters will be included in the exhibition.

Conversations With Gee’s Bend opens May 25 and the hours are 11-5. Admission is $10 and free for SJIMA members and those 18 and under. Mondays are Pay As You Can Days.

For more information call the museum Thursday-Monday or call Annie Howell-Adams at 360-378-2638 and 360-378-5720 or via email anniehowelladams@gmail.com

For further information contact either Contact for Curator, Annie Howell-Adams at 360 378 2638 and 360 378 5720

email anniehowelladams@gmail.com or Diane Martindale at 360-370-5814


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