Mary Lee Bendolph (Gee’s Bend, Alabama, b. 1935)
Pig in a Pen (Log Cabin Variation)
Cotton, synthetics
86 x 77 inches
Collection of David Whaley

Bold Independence: African American Quilts from the Collection of David Whaley

September 3–June 6, 2022 | Maslow Galleries

Bold Independence features quilts made during the second half of the 20th century by eleven African American women from Mississippi and Alabama. A number of the works are by the famous Gee’s Bend quilters and a majority were produced in the Black Belt region of Central Alabama. 


Everhart Retrospective
Ongoing | Gallery 1

This special exhibition will showcase reproductions of historic photographs of the Everhart Museum through the decades. The photographs will depict how the Everhart’s building has changed over the decades as well as the many activities that have taken place within the Museum and on its grounds. Works will be rotated in and out over the course of the year to showcase different parts of the Everhart’s history.

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