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Skirball Cultural Center

Member Preview Day—Fabric of a Nation, Together for Good, and Wayfinding

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Three photos displaying upcoming exhibitions, from left to right is a spherical, quilted sculpture, a detail of a quilt, and an outdoor sign with the words 'I want to believe that bodies can be different without being threatening.'

From left to right: Virginia Jacobs (American, b. 1944), Krakow Kabuki Waltz, 1987. Cotton plain weave, pieced and quilted. Gift of the artist. Reproduced with permission. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Caron Tabb, Fabric of Humanity – Repairing My World (detail), 2020–present. Fabric, leather, yarn, thread, paper, ribbon, nylon, cardboard. 375.9 × 284.5 cm. Photo by Julia Featheringill; Installation view of Chloë Bass: Wayfinding. Photo by Michael Thomas, courtesy of Pulitzer Arts Foundation.

This is a past program

This program took place on
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

About the Program

Celebrate the arrival of the Skirball’s fall exhibitions a day before they open to the public!

See works from several American Jewish artists, trace the history of America through quilting in Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories, contribute to a community artwork in Together for Good: Caron Tabb and the Quilting Corner, and experience the campus anew with the Skirball’s first-ever outdoor exhibition, Chloë Bass: Wayfinding.

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Preview Day Happenings

  • 1:30 pm—Walking tour (space is limited)
    Enjoy our outdoor oasis with Skirball curator Cate Thurston and artist Chloë Bass during a half-hour guided walking tour of Wayfinding. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress according to the weather! 
     
  • 2:30 pm—Talk and Q&A
    Hear from Skirball curator Dani Killam, along with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston curator Jennifer Swope and artist Caron Tabb during an engaging talk and Q&A about Fabric of a Nation and Together for Good. Mingle with Members and enjoy coffee and a treat on us. 

Select the walking tour, the talk, or both when you place your reservation. Tickets for the curator talk and walking tour are limited to 2 tickets per membership, or 4 for Family Plus Members and above. Your gallery entry will be included. Please call (310) 440-4526 or email membership@skirball.org for assistance. 

Make a Day of It!

*Café reservations are required for Member Preview Day. Email zeidlerscafe@skirball.org or call (310) 440-4515.

Donor Support

Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories and its related educational programs at the Skirball Cultural Center are made possible by generous support from the following donors:

The Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation
The Richard E. and Harriett F. Gold Charitable Fund
Jenni Kayne
The Keston Family
Alicia Miñana and Rob Lovelace

Additional support is provided by:

Coral Courts Foundation
Lois Neiter

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Together for Good: Caron Tabb and the Quilting Corner and its related educational programs at the Skirball Cultural Center are made possible by generous support from the following donors:

Billie and Steve Fischer
Jenni Kayne

Chloë Bass: Wayfinding and its related educational programs at the Skirball Cultural Center are made possible by generous support from the following donors:

Kafi and Bob Blumenfield
Stephanie and Harold Bronson

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