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The Quilt: Behind the Scenes | MBAW Art Gallery Opening Reception

14jan5:00 pm8:00 pmThe Quilt: Behind the Scenes | MBAW Art Gallery Opening ReceptionBehind-the-scenes photography of the cast, crew, musicians and production of the upcoming MBAW film, The Quilt: A Living History of African American Music.

Event Details

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the cast, crew, musicians and production process of the upcoming MBAW educational documentary, The Quilt: A Living History of African American Music, viewed through the lens of photographers Robert Michaelson, Sarah Jane, Manuel Alejandro Hernández Cardona of CMC Studios, and MBAW staff. The exhibition also features graphics from the film, beautifully designed by Coral Díaz and Noelle Artigue, masterfully printed by our friends at Digital Pro Lab. This Dreamweek exhibition is on view from 14 January – 31 March 2023 by appointment. Go to mbaw.org/art to book an appointment or purchase the works or film merchandise online.

And be on the lookout for the film’s premiere soon! “The Quilt” travels through the time periods and genres of music directly connected to African American history and culture, in an engaging format for both children and adults alike.

MBAW wants to highlight Quilt screenwriter, author and onscreen actress Cynthia Freeman Gibbs, our own Julya Jara, CFRE, who is the film’s director, the fabulous performance and production talent, and the following sponsors and partners who have been a major part of the process: H-E-B, City Council Project Funds, Muriel F. Siebert Foundation, Plum Foundation, Faye L. & William L. Cowden Charitable Foundation, Dominic Anderson, CFP, Digital Pro Lab, Carver Community Cultural, Center, San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum, and the African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio.

Time

(Saturday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

MBAW Gallery

23705 IH-10 West

Event Entrance Fees (Free/Cost)

Free

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