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Film In The Garden: ‘How To Make An American Quilt’


  • WHEN Monday, August 1, 2016 at 7:45 p.m.
  • WHERE Balboa Park, (Visitors Center) 1549 El Prado , San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Winona Ryder stars as a young woman at crossroads in her life. On a visit to her grandmother and great-aunt, she is embraced by the older women's quilting circle and gains perspective from their tales of life and love.

This summer sit under the stars and enjoy a screening of the How to Make an American Quilt (1995) directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse.

Related exhibition: Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Due to popular demand, the Museum's summer film series has moved to the Botanical Garden east of the Museum to accommodate more attendees. Films are free and open to the public.

​Grab a blanket, bring a few friends, and be sure to arrive early for a good seat on the lawn. Bring your own picnic dinner or order from Panama 66 (kitchen open until 5 p.m., Grab-n-Go available until supplies last). Please note alcoholic beverages are allowed in Balboa Park until 8 p.m. Films begin at sundown.

Located on the Botanical Lawn east of the Museum.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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