Artisans and admirers of the craft gather at Parks Dept. cultural series
Quilters take the stage at Roy Wilkins 1
Maxine Townsend-Broderick, right, of Jamaica at the Quilter’s Showcase. Her award-winning creation, left, was inspired by a young mother she met and photographed during a visit to Nigeria as the woman carried her child on her back.
Quilters take the stage at Roy Wilkins 2
People who make quilts and those who just enjoy the art came together at Roy WIlkins Park.
Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:30 am
Updated: 9:08 am, Thu Jul 17, 2014.
The Quilter’s Showcase recently made an appearance at Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica.
Sponsored by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation’s Arts, Culture and Fun series on June 26, the event brought together more than 70 people who displayed, discussed and learned about the art and history of the craft
The quilters also talked about the cultural inspiration they drew upon to help create their masterpieces.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:30 am.
Updated: 9:08 am.