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Quilting Diversity with Criss Cross Mangosauce

Quilting Diversity with Criss Cross Mangosauce

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ages: 2-10 Cost: $7/Adult; $5/Child; Free/Children under 5
Location: Charlotte Museum of History

Join us for this special children & family program inspired by the Threaded Traditions exhibit with Criss Cross Mangosauce! Quilting joins uniquely made squares of fabric, all different to one another on their own, but together creates a beautiful work of art. The same can be said for our community! During this program with the teaching artists of Criss Cross Mangosauce, we will explore Latin American song and dance that celebrate our unique qualities and stories as individuals. Participate in a craft (while supplies last) as we thread together the quilt of our diverse community! 

This program is welcome to both Spanish- and English-speakers of all levels, and is best suited for young learners (ages 2-10) and families.

This Spanish/English bilingual program series will have visitors on their feet as we explore Latin American culture and traditions, and of course have fun while doing it!

Learn more about Criss Cross Mangosauce here!

Threaded Traditions Exhibit

The "Threaded Traditions" exhibit will run at the Charlotte Museum of History during the month of May 2024 as part of our celebration of AAPI Heritage Month. This museum quality contemporary Filipino textile collection acquired with the help of HABI and The Philippine Textile Council, which aims to help preserve Filipino weaving traditions through public exhibition, support the legacy of traditional Filipino weavers, and educate the diaspora of Filipinos about their cultural inheritance.

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