Quilts Tell Tales: Yvaska for the Mercury News reports the Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View Team up

By February 15, 2018In The News

Yvaska for The Mercury News

Quilts tell talesThe Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View are teaming up to present “Traveling Stitches: Quilts Made at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View.” The exhibit runs until April 29.

The project invited individuals at the Day Worker Center to create quilt blocks, and 140 women and men took part. Each block illustrates the hopes, dreams, memories, stories and ideas of these individuals. The show is curated by Naomi Zamir, who transformed these panels into seven vibrant, colorful quilts.

An opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 18. There will be a panel discussion on Immigration in California at 7 p.m. March 22 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.

The always-busy institution — with the adjoining historic J. Gilbert Smith House — is at 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Admission free. Details: 650-948-9427.