Cuesta Benberry Day in St. Louis April 2

The St. Louis Art Museum will honor Cuesta Benberry on Sunday, April 2, 2006, at 3:00 p.m. with a special program. Ms. Benberry, who is a native of St. Louis, has been at the forefront of preserving African American quilt history. A Piece of My Soul is just one example of the outstanding work of Ms. Benberry.

Kyra Hicks, author of Black Threads, will be the guest lecturer at the event. There will be an exhibition of African American quilts themed “A Storied Tradition: Three Quilts Celebrating the Diversity of the quilt making
Tradition.” The exhibition continues through April 16.

If you are in the St. Louis area, please take advantage of this opportunity to meet Ms. Benberry.

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