Pieces of the Past: The Art of Gwendolyn Magee

Pieces of the Past: The Art of Gwendolyn Magee

Pieces of the Past: The Life and Art of Gwendolyn Magee is an exhibition that features the art of Gwendolyn Magee, a High Point native well-known for her quilts that depict narratives of African American history. The exhibition will be on display from December 5, 2014, to February 21, 2015, at the High Point Museum and it will display and interpret Magee's quilts, focusing on the themes of racial injustice and art as a vehicle for social change. The exhibition will also engage with Magee's experiences growing up in High Point, her participation in desegregation of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her activisim through her qulting late in her life.

Event dates at the High Point Museum:

  • Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:00pm
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 10:00am