Rest Through the Arts, Black History Month 2024

Embark on a journey of care and creativity with the Textile Museum's Rest Through the Arts program for Black History Month 2024

Rest Through the Arts aims to provide a space where community members can reflect, resource, and relax through the meditative practice of textile arts. Through collective crafting, this program highlights the significance of rest as a form of resistance, resilience, and self-preservation within the Black community.

Through a series of artist-led workshops, participants are invited to channel their creativity into crafting projects that encourage rest and healing. Whether it’s through the rhythmic repetition of stitches in crochet, the soothing motions of knitting, or the intricacies of quilting, each workshop becomes a powerful expression of self-care and community support that encourages you to find ease with your very own handmade eye-mask, pillow, blanket and more.

Join us in this celebration of creativity, well-being and rest through the arts during Black History Month and beyond.


Free guided visits of The Secret Codes exhibition Saturday, February 3 at 2, 3, 4, & 5pm with Jumobi Ogundairo & Raven Spiratos- Learn more HERE

Square-by-Square Community Quilting Workshop with Sharon Irving – Saturday, February 10, 2-5pm – Learn more HERE

Art of Crochet & Jazz with Legin – Saturday, February 17, 2-5:30pm – Learn more HERE

Eye Mask and Eye Pillow Crochet Workshop with Chason Yeboah, Sunday February 18, 2-5pm – Learn more HERE

Movie Night + BYOCraft Project – Saturday, February 24, 2-5pm– Learn more HERE

Type: Program

Date: Feb 1 - Feb 29

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