In recognition of African American History Month, Jill Kinkade from the University of Southern Indiana will present “The Quilts of Gee’s Bend”.
Gee's Bend is a small, remote, black community in Alabama, and the women of Gee's Bend are renowned quilters dating back to the early 20th century. The presentation will cover the history of the town, the quilts, and the women who contributed to African American art.
AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |
EVENT TYPE: | Arts & Leisure |
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|(Closed for Memorial Day)|
|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||Closed|
Opened in the spring of 2003, EVPL Oaklyn is located on the corner of Oak Hill and Lynch Roads at 3001 Oaklyn Drive. Featuring a green roof that helps regulate the temperature of the building and provides a valuable space for a meadow, the building itself has received national attention and won multiple design awards. EVPL Oaklyn boasts open spaces, study rooms, public access computers, and a popular meeting room.