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Skirball Cultural Center

Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories | Grades 7–12

Field Trips | Educators

One person viewing a untraditional quilt made form plastic with everyday objects sealed in plastic squares

Enrich and complicate your students' understanding of the United States in Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories


Thursdays and Fridays during the school year, 10:00–11:30 am


$100/tour (admission scholarships available)
15–35 students and 5 adults


Groups with more than 35 students should contact education@skirball.org.

Health and Safety Protocols

Non-cloth masks are required during all school programs.

About the Program

Learn how textiles and quilts can be tools for storytelling in the exhibition Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories and engage your students in reflective art making! Through more than forty quilts from the past five centuries, Fabric of a Nation enriches, deepens, and complicates our understanding of American history and identity.

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