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Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery Presents Safehouse Exhibition
Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area

17 September - 10 November 2013

07 4130 4750
bragmarketing@bundaberg.qld.gov.au
www.brag-brc.org.au

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Description

Safehouse Exhibition will be held at the Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery from September to November and looks at American slaves and their escape to freedom. By examining the square quilts hung on the clotheslines of freedom houses, these quilts would signify a safe haven for escaping slaves where they would be hidden under floorboards to avoid detection.

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Still hanging in the churches of Georgia today these quilts signify a challenging period of time in American culture. At the safehouses, the weary slaves were given food, rest, and a change of clothing. Instances often occurred in which common citizens did not have direct contact with the fugitive slaves, but were nonetheless equally vital in attaining their eventual freedom.

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Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
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Free Entry


Frequency: Once Only


Event Dates

17 September - 10 November 2013

Venues

Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

Address:
1 Barolin Street
Corner Quay Street
Bundaberg
Queensland Australia 4670


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1 Barolin Street
Corner Quay Street
Bundaberg
Queensland Australia 4670

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