- Sunday, January 17, 2010
Allison Smith: SMITHS: Fancy Work and Arts & Skills Service
Part of Allison Smith: SMITHS.
Date + TimeSunday, January 17, 2010
noon - 5:45 p.m.
SMITHS continues with Arts & Skills Service, an investigation of SFMOMA's World War II collaboration with the Red Cross to create a series of arts workshops for wounded veterans. Combining her research on wartime textile, ceramic, and metalwork traditions, Smith presents skill-sharing events that reflect on the contemporary "war effort." Today: quilts and quilters. Smith's project continues at the museum in February.
SMITHS Guest Speakers and Activities
Smith leads crazy-quilting activities for the whole family; Renee Dolores plays the musical saw
Quilt historian Roderick Kiracofe and his eccentric quilt collection
Activist Cleve Jones on the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Jones, Kiracofe, and Smith in conversation.
Admission + Ticketing
Museum and program admission are free.