Torpedo Talks is the Art Center’s monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm.
LEGENDS, STORIES, TRADITIONS AND QUILTS
Did you know the celebration of the “Day of the Dead” is actually a happy holiday in Mexico? Who is La Catrina? And how is she related to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera? Have you ever visited Cancun or the Rivera Maya? Did you hear about Princess Nicte-Ha? In this lecture artist Marisela Rumberg will answer those questions and more. From Mayan legends to folksy sayings to Proverbs – she will share with you some of the fabulous legends, romantic stories and treasured traditions behind some of her quilts that have been exhibited in quilt shows around the world.