Neighborhoods Coming Together

Neighborhoods Coming Together: Quilts Around Oakland

February 17 – April 11, 2017

In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Quilt Guild of Oakland, CA shares a collection of quilts exploring how their communities are linked. The project involves creating quilts about people, the environment, history, business, culture and other aspects of life in Oakland.

Click here or on the image below to view an interview with Marion Coleman on "Sewing with Nancy" (starts at 19 minutes and 20 seconds).
Firestorm by Marion Coleman

For more information, visit the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland website

iListPaducah article about the Neighborhoods Coming Together exhibit

Listen to the WKMS interview with Marion Coleman

Read an article in The New York Times about this exhibit