Lost Heroes Art Quilt
Friday, April 29–Sunday, May 22, 2011
FREE for Albright-Knox Members / FREE with Gallery admission for non-members / FREE for active-duty United States and Canadian Armed Services personnel
From Friday April 29, through Sunday, May 22, 2011 (excluding Mondays, when the Gallery is closed, and Thursday, May 5, during an all-day special event), the Albright-Knox will host a special viewing of the Lost Heroes Art Quilt, dedicated to soldiers fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. The quilt was created by the artist Julie Feingold to illustrate the message "Without a Witness, They Will Disappear." An image of Captain Robert A. Bager (February 14, 1980–September 21, 2005), the son of Patti and William Bager of East Amherst, New York, represents the fallen from New York state. The quilt has been touring the United States since September 2009 and will stop in Buffalo before returning to Washington D.C. on September 11, 2011.
To learn more about the quilt, as well as its artist and the lost heroes it features, please visit www.heart2hand4art.com.
Please note: The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a historic facility and, due to its age, visitors with mobility impairments will use three wheelchair lifts and one elevator to access Clifton Hall. Using these accessible features can take up to twenty minutes. For more information, please contact the Gallery at 716.270.8249.