Guided Visits of The Secret Codes
Join Raven Spiratos, Manager of Community Outreach and Learning Programs, and Jumobi Ogundairo, Exhibition Program Assistant and CEE placement Saturday, February 3 at 2, 3, 4, and 5pm for guided visits of "The Secret Codes: African Nova Scotian Quilts" on our third floor.
Celebrate Black History Month with a guided visit of The Secret Codes: African Nova Scotian Quilts at the Textile Museum of Canada. Join us Saturday, February 3, multiple afternoon slots available, to immerse yourself in the quilts of African Nova Scotian artists, highlighting the intergenerational stories and cultural legacy.
The Secret Codes: African Nova Scotian Quilts brings together historic and contemporary quilts from makers connected to Nova Scotia, embodying the stories and voices of the community. Curated by David Woods, this exhibition includes more than 35 quilts and a selection of 8 paintings that highlight the various functions of quilts over time: as decorated blankets in the home, as possible codes of communication for enslaved people seeking freedom, as records of family history, as a celebration of Black women and culture, and as inspiration for other art forms.