Thursday, February 16, 2012

Quilts at Grand Army Plaza

We hope that you get to see these in Brooklyn's beautiful Central Library

10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Opening Reception Thursday, March 1, 6 – 8 pm Dweck Center Lobby

Exhibitions February 23 – April 28

Botanical Inspirations by the Quilters’ Guild of Brooklyn Quilts with a botanic theme inspired by poems, the mind’s eye, photos, nature’s tenacity and quilters’ experiences. Grand Lobby

Released with Conviction by the Center for Employment Opportunities Photography and audio interviews that follow nine former inmates after incarceration, revealing their thoughts about reconnecting with their families, the workplace and the community-at-large. Photography by Brooklyn photographers Jeyhoun Allebaugh, Michael Scott Berman and Bryan Tarnowsk

Foyer Cases & Lobby Gallery Join us for a panel discussion in Central Library’s Dweck Center (Feb 29, Informal Reception: 6:30 pm, Discussion: 7 pm). A companion exhibition will be at Flatbush Library (Feb 29 – Apr 28).

Hans My Hedgehog and Other Illustrated Tales by John Nickle Original paintings, sketches and drawings from Nickle’s latest book, Hans My Hedgehog, as well as Never Take a Shark to the Dentist, The Ant Bully, Things That Are Most in the World and others.
Youth Wing

Crossing Continents: A Journey through Asia and Africa in Quilts by Susan Sato & Myrah Brown Green Contemporary quilts that are inspired by traditional techniques indigenous to these continents. Second Floor Balcony Cases

www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/events/exhibition Hours: M – Th 9 – 9 F 10 – 6 Sa 10 – 6 Su 1 – 5

2 comments:

  1. Planning a visit on Mar. 3 with my friend who is a former Brooklyn quilter (=she doesn't live in Bklyn anymore and doesn't quilt anymore, but she knows Susan Sato from way back when.) Would love to run into any Metro Mod quilters while we're there!

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    1. I will look for you Janet. I co-coordinated the Botanical Inspirations exhibit with another Brooklyn Guild member and we are conducting a walk through so check the info for the time - around 1.

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