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African-American Quilts On Display

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The Montclair Historical Society‘s Israel Crane House is hosting an exhibition of quilts this weekend by the Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild. The quilting group is dedicated to both preserving the heritage of African-American quilters and to creating new quilts based on those traditions.

The exhibition, called Generations Then and Now…and Still We Rise is open on Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. In addition to the quilts, you can watch demonstrations in hand-piecing, machine-piecing, hand-quilting, rotary cutting and applique. There will also be a Children’s Corner for young guests.

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and babes in arms are free. For more information contact [email protected] or call Carolyn Davis at 973-373-2072. The Israel Crane House is located at 110 Orange Road in Montclair,

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]

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