Saturday, June 30th @ San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 • phone (408) 971-0323
What: Free Open House + Community Discussion on Firearms and Safety
• Activities 11-3 pm
Make your voice heard. Create your own protest sign and button; write a post card to elected officials; sew with visiting textile artist, Jen Graham; pick up a pocket-sized Constitution in English or Spanish; or register to vote.
• Community Panel on Firearms and Safety 1-3 pm
(Free, register here: sjquiltmusuem.org/events)
Join the conversation about this very complex and controversial issue. The program includes a panel discussion followed by a round table interactive discussion.
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (SJMQT) continues its trailblazing array of exhibitions and events intended to spark dialogue in relation to the complicated and multifaceted topic of gun violence in America. SJMQT is displaying the exhibitions Guns: Loaded Conversations (in collaboration with Studio Art Quilt Associates) and Generation of Change: A Movement, Not a Moment (from the East Bay-based Social Justice Sewing Academy).
As a museum, SJMQT hopes to engage our visitors in conversations about the controversial issue of the Second Amendment and gun use in this country.
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, 520 S 1st St. San Jose, CA 95113, Metered street parking available.