Exhibit Commemorating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Workers extended through March 25 in West Haven

17 Jan 2012 9:42 AM | Posted by GNHLHA
Crewel Linen: Unfinished Business
An Installation by Cate Bourke

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A centennial/commemorative work in memory of the 146 individual workers who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City in 1911, made up of an eight foot length of shirtwaist cloth for every one of the victims, with a name embroidered on each panel.

Underwritten in part by Unite Here! International Union

Also on view by the same artist, a participatory installation entitled  Study in Black and White which explores the ways in which U.S. institutions have served to construct and sustain racial disparities in this country's socioeconomic conditions.

through March 25, 2012

A-Space Gallery at West Cove Studio
33 Elm Street
West Haven, Connecticut

Friday and Saturday, 10 until 4
or by appointment, phone 203-500-0268

Easy access from I-95, to exit 44.
Turn onto Kimberly Ave towards West Haven.
Kimberly Ave. becomes Elm St.
Turn onto Water St (first left after first stoplight),
then immediate left into parking lot.
Entrance is at rear of building, up flight of metal stairs.
Greater New Haven Labor History Association  •  267 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06513 •  info@laborhistory.org •

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