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February 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mend the Gap: A Community Blanket

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Saturday, February 8 from 11am–2pm
MECA&D, 380 Cumberland Avenue, Portland
Free and open to the public

Participants will be making quilt squares out of upcycled textile material. The individual squares will be sewn together to create a community blanket. Focused on collective healing through the act of patching, mending, and upcycling textiles to generate conversation surrounding the topics of diversity, representation and inclusivity through art making. The final blanket will be included in an exhibition at MECA&D called Resilience of Diversity on February 15, 2020.

This event is part of Resilience Week at MECA&D (February 7–14, 2020). View the event schedule and details here.


February 8, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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380 Cumberland Avenue
380 Cumberland Avenue
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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