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Programs and Events Complement “Workt by Hand”: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts Exhibition at NMWA

Nov 18 2013

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present programming related to the special exhibition “Workt by Hand”: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts on view Dec. 20, 2013–April 27, 2014.

FREE COMMUNITY DAY
Community Day: Celebrate National Quilting Day at NMWA
Sunday, March 16, 12–5 p.m.

Price: Free
Do you have questions that have been needling you about quilts? Join us for National Quilting Day and find the answers! Learn more about the quilt techniques, materials and processes on view in the exhibition “Workt by Hand”: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts through in-gallery demonstrations by area quilt-guild members. For a complete schedule, visit www.nmwa.org.

IN-GALLERY DEMONSTRATIONS
Demonstration: Discover Quilting
Sunday, February 23 and Saturday, April 5, 12–5 p.m.

Price: Free
Do you have questions that have been needling you about quilts? Learn more about the quilt techniques, materials and processes on view in the exhibition “Workt by Hand”: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts through in-gallery demonstrations by area quilt-guild members. For a complete schedule, visit www.nmwa.org.

WORKSHOPS
Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug–Yo-Yo Madness
Sunday, February 23, 12–5 p.m.

Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
Want to try your hand at quilt-making techniques but don’t know where to start? Artist Jennifer Lindsay offers the first of three hands-on quilt workshops to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for individuals of all skill levels. Materials and instruction provided.

Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug—Crazy for Crazy Quilts
Sunday, March 16, 12–5 p.m.

Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
Want to try your hand at quilt-making techniques? Artist Jennifer Lindsay offers the second of three hands-on quilt workshops designed to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for individuals with basic hand-sewing skills. Materials and instruction provided.

Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug—Sashiko Sampler
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.–2 p.m
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Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
To celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival, artist Jennifer Lindsay focuses on Japanese embroidery techniques in this hands-on quilt workshop, the final in the “Catch the Quilting Bug” series. This workshop is designed to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for individuals with basic hand-sewing skills. Materials and instruction provided.

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