Family Art Project: Freedom Quilters of Gee's Bend

Sat Jan 15, 2022
10:00am ET
4 and up
Free with park admission

In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Gee’s Bend community in rural Alabama and the Freedom Quilting Bee was established. Create your own brilliant compositions using bountiful squares of fabric scraps to honor King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend.

Please note:

  • Please note the following important COVID-related information to ensure everyone’s safety:

  • Approximately nine families will be able to participate at a time, based on the time each family arrives.

  • If capacity is full when you arrive, we will provide a “come back” card so you will have first entry for the next session.

  • Each family will receive its own set of materials and cleaning will happen in between seating participants.

  • Unvaccinated visitors will be asked to wear a mask inside.

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