Featured in the Main Gallery, this exhibition will showcase a selection of completed African American Sampler Quilts (AASQs) from across the country and other African influenced quilts of unique designs. The exhibit is free to attend and some items will be for sale. The National African American Quilt Guild (NAAQG) is a non-profit organization created to preserve and promote the history and legacy of African American quilting and quilters. Its co-founders, Rhonda Masters, Sharon Mooney, and Laura Casmore of Texas have embraced a mission of celebration, education and service to honor and elevate the African American quilting legacy.
During this exhibition, the NAAQG will hold its inaugural meeting at DCA November 12-13. This event includes speakers, quilting seminars, displays, and musical performances. For a complete schedules of events or additional information, please visit www.naaqg.org or harrietinyou.simpletix.com.