Feb. 2, 2018: Black Quilters Exhibit and welcome reception at Capitol sponsored by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell

February 02, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Holly J. Mitchell will sponsor the installation of the Black Quilters Exhibit in the Capitol annex next to the governor’s ground floor office as well as a welcome reception for the artists in room 211.

The quilts will be provided by the Sisters Quilting Collective, African American Heritage Legacy, and the Brick House Art Gallery. There will be seven quilts in a range of sizes. Each quilt represents moments and imagery paying homage to the legacy of the Black experience and expression.

WHO: Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and member of the California Legislative Black Caucus.

WHAT: Art installation and welcome reception.

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.  

WHERE: Exhibit in annex next to Governor’s Office, reception in room 211.

VISUAL NOTE: These seven quilts are colorful and range in size from 47½ inches by 24 inches to 44 inches by 53 inches.

For more information, visit Sen. Mitchell’s Web site HERE or at the address below.

Sen. Mitchell is chair of the Senate Budget Committee. A member of the Legislature for more than six years,  she represents nearly 1 million residents of Senate District 30, which includes Culver City and much of Los Angeles. More at www.senate.ca.gov/Mitchell

For contact on California Legislative Black Caucus issues within Mitchell’s office, please contact Alan Moore at either alan.moore@sen.ca.gov or call 916 651-4569.