Opening Reception-Allison Wilbur Quilt Exhibit: “Japan: Tradition and Inspiration,” and Book Release of “History as It Happens: Citizen Bloggers in Lowell, Mass.”

Allison’s solo quilt exhibit explores the Japanese aesthetic and the many different traditional Japanese textile traditions. Allison is co-founder of Quilt for Change, a non-profit that sponsors art quilt exhibits for display at the United Nations and venues across the U.S. Lowell’s own Richard Howe and Paul Marion have edited a compilation of the best entries and images from the 10-year life of the blog. “History as It Happens: Citizen Bloggers in Lowell, Mass,” is published by Loom Press and will be available August 5.

Come and enjoy. Meet the artist and the authors.Free and open to the public. Refreshments served