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Quilt of Belonging in Montreal

Quilt of Belonging

We are thrilled to present Quilt of Belonging in Montreal at the Salon des métiers d’art du Québec this December at Place Bonaventure from December 2-22. The hours of the exhibit are Monday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday and December 22nd, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Free admission.

The Quilt has been enjoyed by over 1.4 million people while on tour across Canada. The project has been exhibited across Canada, including the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Cultural Olympiad for the 2010 Olympic Games and Para Olympics in Vancouver and the G20 summit in Toronto.

Our popular bilingual website http://www.quiltofbelonging.ca provides a wealth of information, including a short video which shows the vision and scope of the project. TheQuilt is in school textbooks across Canada and is part of educational efforts around the world.

Hope to meet you there!

Esther Bryan
Directrice/Director
Fibres du monde / Quilt of Belonging
Tel: 613-347-2381
http://www.fibresdumonde.ca
http://www.quiltofbelonging.ca

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Quilt of Belonging: Lenni-Lenape Quilt block

Tourism Middlesex is determined to display the Quilt of Belonging as part of the Commemoration of the War of 1812 – 1814.  At a recent barn quilt planning meeting in Thamesville Monday night, we were honoured to meet Shirley Baker, one of the creators of the Delaware (Lenni Lenape) block in the Quilt of Belonging. Click Delaware (Lenni Lenape for the full story.

History of the Lenni-Lenape: (taken from the Quilt of Belonging description of the Delaware quilt block:

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