2018-02-22 / Around Town

Creating a Heritage

Veronica Mays will present a talk on her African-American heritage quilts at the Newport Public Library, on Feb. 26. There will be a meet and greet at 6 p.m. Mays has received a $2,500 grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to support her in creating African-American Heritage quilts for local and state organizations, including the MLK Center, the Newport County Branch of the NAACP, Community Baptist Church, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society and the Mixed Magic Theatre.

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