Library Exhibit: Above the Underground Railroad, Stories in Quilts and Canvas

QuiltDuring  the Antebellum period, enslaved peoples in the South traveled North to escape bondage. They were guided along the way through coded messages directing them to abolitionist sympathizers, safe houses, and secret  routes.

Inspired by his African American heritage and traditions, 4th  generation quilter, painter and sculptor Robert Charles Hudson explores  the Underground Railroad movement. Using the mixed media of abstract art and hand sewn quilts, we see in Hudson's work symbols and...

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