Highline Historical Society Quilt Exhibit Opens at Community Center Today


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Marie O’Kelley, Carla Stehr, Linda Johanson and Sonia gather around one of O’Kelley’s quilts, which is now on exhibit at the Burien Community Center. Click image to see larger version.

Marie O’Kelley, Carla Stehr, Linda Johanson and Sonia gather around one of O’Kelley’s quilts, which is now on exhibit at the Burien Community Center. Click image to see larger version.

The Highline Historical Society will be showcasing the work of four outstanding Highline-area quilt artists at the Burien Community Center for the next two weeks, starting today – Monday, March 18.

“A Sense of Place: In My Garden, Under the Sea – Four Highline Quilt Artists” will feature the work of Marie O’Kelley, Carla Stehr, Sonia Grasvik and Linda Johanson. It is available for viewing from March 18-28 at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Avenue SW, Burien WA). That facility is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.. Admission is free.

The exhibit has been curated by Lloyd Herman, a Highline Historical Society board trustee and Director Emeritus of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., and by Highline Historical Society curator Nancy Salguero McKay.

For more information about the Highline Historical Society, visit www.highlinehistory.org.

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