This is an outstanding outcome to a controversy that never should have happened. Congratulations to Salley, the Lowell Quilt Museum, and Cotuit Center for the Arts.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA (Sept. 26 – Dec. 30, 2018), and the Cotuit Center for the Arts in Cotuit, MA (March 2 – April 20, 2019) for quickly stepping in to host my exhibit after it was censored at another venue due to its political content. Both organizations reached out early to express their interest and put their full support behind my project.
Today, I will talk about my experience with the New England Quilt Museum. When their curator Pam weeks and director Nora Burchfield called to inquire about hosting my exhibit, I was feeling sad and unsure of my show’s future prospects. But by the end of our laugh-filled conversation, we had come up with a plan. They decided to revise their exhibition schedule to accommodate the Liberty and Justice show and over…
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