Gee’s Bend: Shared Legacy
Sept. 17, 2022–Sept. 4, 2023 | Through prints recently acquired by The Huntington, this exhibition celebrates the artistry and cultural significance of work by members of the Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers’ Collective from Alabama.
In the only photo-essay book about the quilts of Gee’s Bend for children, award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this fascinating group of women and their unique quilting traditions.
Enjoy the sounds of this eclectic mix of songs by artists from Alabama including Odetta, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Dinah Washington, Alabama Shakes, and others. (A free Spotify account is required to access this playlist.)