Big Objects, Big Stories: I Go To Prepare A Place For You (Harriet Tubman Quilt) by Bisa Butler
- Thursday, January 26, 2023
- 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Highlights from the 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.