and Human Rights
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This exhibition examines the ways in which textiles - especially
quilts - have been made and used to demonstrate solidarity
with movements dedicated to advancing international human
rights, to mark important events related to human rights activism,
to provide vehicles for the expression of feelings and memories
about human rights violations, and to engage individuals in
actions that will solve human rights issues.
50/60 Quilt Project, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
January 17 - June, 2017
This exhibition has been displayed at the following sites: Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI; and Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Bloomington, Indiana.
||Rental fee (12-week period) ||$5,000,
||Number of pieces:
||Running feet required:
||200 running feet
||Lockable, limited access display area; trained guards or comparable protection system; provisions to prevent public from touching objects; object handling by museum professionals; temperature and light controls; fire protection according to local ordinances
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PICTURED: "Southern Heritage, Southern
Shame", made by Gwendolyn Magee, 2001. Photograph by
Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved, Michigan State University
PICTURED: "Survivors 2003", made by Aniko Feher,
2010. Photograph by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved, Michigan
State University Museum.