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Date: Thursday, February 02, 2023 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Categories: Community Events *

The official exhibit opening will be on Thursday, February 2 at 7pm in the Education Wing and will feature guest speaker and exhibit curator, David Woods (Artistic Director). David Woods, Artistic Director of the Black Artists Network of Nova Scotia will talk about the secret codes supposedly used to guide escaped slaves find their way through the Underground Railway and how this exhibit came to be.

This exhibit features some of the meticulously handcrafted quilts made by Nova Scotia's Black communities from the past century. These amazing quilts are records of community and family history, as well as a celebration of Black women and Black culture.

This exhibit, displayed in our Museum's Education Wing (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS) will run from January 21 to March 18 during Museum hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 2pm - 5pm). Free to view.

Everyone welcome. Free event. Light refreshments served.

website: https://www.yarmouthcountymuseum.ca/event-details/the-secret-codes-african-nova-scotian-quilts-official-opening

handcrafted quilts made by Nova Scotias Black communities from the past century

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