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Edges: Regional Exhibition of the Studio Art Quilt Associates

Dates vary between April 7, 2021 - June 5, 2021
  • 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540
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    • Dates: Dates vary between April 7, 2021 - June 5, 2021
    • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    • Location: Historic Highfield

    Highfield Hall & Gardens is pleased to announce a new exhibition Edges, featuring 35 contemporary art quilts made by Massachusetts and Rhode Island members of Studio Art Quilt Associates: SAQA. The co-curators, Elaine Caminos Hickey and Sue Colozzi, chose the theme "edges" because of the  many physical and conceptual meanings available to artists: "We encounter many edges in our lives -the edge between water and land, land and sky, day and night, fall and winter, hope and discouragement. We can equally live on the edge, negotiating a path between difficult options or exploring life to its limits." An edge can be a physical line or border marking a limit, something all stitched quilts have in common. Artist and exhibition juror Anastasia Azure, states that edges reveal a perspective, serve as a navigational boundary, and ultimately as a pathway of discovery.

     Edges fills the galleries with color and pattern. Visitors will find an array of provocative and unconventional subjects, incorporating qualities of quilt-making as it is defined by technique and material. These formal qualities of a quilt; layering, stitching, and finally composition, offer the contemporary artist endless possibilities.

     There will be scheduled guided gallery tours each Wednesday. A recorded guided tour by juror Anastasia Azure is scheduled for April and will be available for viewing.


    Opens to visitors Wednesday April 7, 2021 through Saturday June 5, 2021

     Current Gallery Hours Wednesday- Friday 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

    Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


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    Historic Highfield

    56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540