Winnebago Quilts: Honor and Celebration
Visit the Woodland Trails Art Center, Winnebago, Nebraska, May 25 to June 22 to view The Winnebago Star Quilt: Piecing Together a Legacy, an exhibition of quilts featuring traditional and contemporary interpretations of Winnebago history and culture. Quilters stitch, piece, and quilt the stories and their memories of what it means to be Winnebago. Reception to meet the artists May 25; Chuck Raymond Gallery; for details, call 402/878-4075 or visit woodlandtrailsart.com.
The Woodland Trails Art Center is located in the Missouri River bluffs of northeast Nebraska, on the Winnebago Indian Reservation. It is 66 miles north of Omaha and 25 miles south of Sioux City, Iowa. The retail store/gallery/studio has fine art pieces, quilts, jewelry, home decor, and clothing. Nearby is the open-air “Honoring the Clans” sculpture Garden.
Muriel Walker, Woodland Trails Sales and Learning Center Coordinator, and Jack Vitito display two quilts by Patrice Blackhawk. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Staab.