Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections
Start Date: September 15, 2012
End Date: September 15, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Aprons don’t hold us back, they take us back.
Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections is a thought provoking and generational friendly traveling exhibition. Pairing powerful photography with real world stories and sentimental ties to the past in the form of vintage aprons, the exhibit tells the emotional stories of 46 individuals, each of whom have unique memories about aprons and the people who wore them.
Pairing artifacts and stories with portraits taken by award-winning photographer Kri
Prompted by project writer and apron curator EllynAnne Geisel, the contributors to Apron Chronicles recall the women in their lives who wore aprons and what they represented to their family; an event when an apron was worn; recipes; values and traditions from gentler, less complicated times; the bond between parent and child; survival; friendship; opportunity; challenge; and modern perspective.
Apron Chronicles national recognition includes Time magazine, The New York Times, CBS Sunday Morning, and NPR’s Weekend Edition.