Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild Exhibition

The Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild of Atlanta, GA is a diverse group of African-American quilters from all over the metropolitan area. The crafters of this guild have gained popularity both regionally and nationally. This is their fourth visit to the museum, becoming a staple of the November to December schedule. The Annual International Doll Exhibition will accompany the quilts.

Opening Reception
November 6, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Please join us, along with Mrs. Teresa R. Kemp, of McCormick SC, author of Keeper of the Fire, Founding Director of SC Wild's Heritage Center of Plantation Quilts, and honorary member of Brown Sugar Stitchers Guild. Mrs. Kemp's multi-generational experience will deepen our insight of this legacy craft from the Afro-centric perspective. Light refreshments will be served at this complimentary event.

Born into slavery, Lucy Craft Laney became one of the state's most influential educators. She started the first kindergarten and nurses' training class for blacks in Augusta and founded the Haines Institute, which educated thousands of black students.The museum is located in the Historic Laney-Walker District, near the original site of the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute. The mission of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is to promote the legacy of Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through arts and history and by educating and exposing children and adults of Augusta, the State of Georgia and beyond to the arts, history, literature and leadership through exhibits and programs