Quilting the Kiah Museum Remembrance Days 2017

Please Save the Dates! Join the CFSAADMC Friends of the Kiah Museum for Quilting the Kiah Museum Remembrance Days 2017.

“Art is in Everything”

Virginia Jackson Kiah


The Center for the Study of African and African Diaspora Museums and Communities (CFSAADMC) Friends of the Kiah Museum, a nonprofit research center, and students from Savannah State University’s Introduction to Anthropology classes have planned special activities to remember Dr. Calvin Kiah former Dean of Education at Savannah State University, his wife Virginia Jackson Kiah, artist and educator in Savannah schools, and their museum that started in their home at 505 W. 36th Street. On Friday September 8th activities start at the Moses Jackson Golden Age Center located at 1410 Richards Street, for a Quilt Extravaganza. All are invited to “Brag and Share” their quilts and crafts. Followed by demonstrations of unique patterns and quilting techniques, while other participants can join in to make a Kiah community quilt. Hours are 9:30am -2:00pm. The festivities continue at Savannah State University in the Social Science Building in room 115 from 6:00-8:00pm for a Kiah Museum Founder’s Folk Seminar. If you have a Kiah story please come and share your Kiah Stories for the planned documentary and exhibition about this family and the museum. On Saturday September 9th join the Friends at St. James AME Church on East Broad Street from 10:00 am -2:00pm for an old fashion Quilting Bee and historical quilts display. Sunday September 10th join us at 11:00am as we worship at the home church of Dr. and Mrs. Kiah, the Asbury United Methodist

Church,1201Abercorn Street.

For More Information Contact: Ms. Tina Hicks, President Friends of the Kiah Museum, Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon, SSU Anthropology Professor, CSAADMC Founder & CEO Phone: (912) 358-3261 Email Kiahfriends14@gmail.com

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