VE Day!

Victory in Europe Day marks the day in 1945 when Britain and its allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, marking the end of the war in Europe. To celebrate VE Day the Curator of The Guild Museum Collection, Heather Audin, has created a Youtube video for you to watch! Join her and explore … Continue reading VE Day!

Black History Month: Sarah Ann Wilson and Harriet Powers

Today we're going to take a look at some examples of historic quilts made by quilters. First up is this lovely album quilt by Sarah Ann Wilson: (image by The Art Institute Chicago) This elegant quilt, featuring delicate floral and animal motifs, is notable for its depictions of black people in the central row. The … Continue reading Black History Month: Sarah Ann Wilson and Harriet Powers