December 13 Music & Masterpieces: Pattern & Purpose
Program begins at 6:30 PM; cash bar opens at 5:00 PM

Join Opera Omaha for a special performance at Joslyn Art Museum in celebration of the special exhibition Pattern and Purpose: American Quilts from Shelburne Museum.

Opera Omaha’s Holland Community Opera Fellows will weave a tapestry of sound in the galleries among the historic quilts on display. Music inspired by themes of embroidery and quilting, featuring songs and arias by Schubert, Gounod, and more.

Free with exhibition admission (special $5 tickets for general public adults). Space is limited. Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

What's pictured: Ellen Fullard Wright (Providence, Rhode Island, 1818-1889), Applique and Pieced Star of Bethlehem and Ships Wheel Quilt with Baskets and Birds, late 19th century, pieced, appliqued, and quilted cotton, 95x73 in., Museum purchase, 1991-29.1