Big Objects, Big Stories: I Go To Prepare A Place For You (Harriet Tubman Quilt) by Bisa Butler
- Monday, June 27, 2022
- 10:15am - 12:30pm
- Program meets at the I Go To Prepare A Place For You (Harriet Tubman Quilt) by Bisa Butler, Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience, Level 4. Talks take place at: 10:15 AM, 11:15 AM, and 12:15 PM
- Gallery Talks & Tours
Tours are subject to docent availability; last minute cancellations may occur.
About This Event
Join us for a docent-led tour to get a fresh look into the Museum's featured object. At each of these 15-minute talks visitors will hear incredibly big stories about a big object.
About this Program: Bisa Butler is an American fiber artist known for her quilted portraits inspired by historical photographs. I Go To Prepare A Place For You is based upon a portrait of underground railroad conductor and abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Learn what the artwork reveals about Tubman’s complexity as a person, including her African ancestry, bravery, and legacy as an agent of change.