Quilt of Belonging is a collaborative work of art that recognizes Canada's diversity, celebrates our common humanity and promotes harmony and compassion among people.
About Quilt of Belonging
Quilt of Belonging,one of Canada's most powerful and comprehensive art projects, shows that there is "A Place for All" in the fabric of society. This 120 foot long textile mosaic is a richly hued portrait of the human family. Its 263 blocks portray the rich cultural legacies of all the First Peoples in Canada and every nation of the world.
The astonishing range of materials and their stories connect the threads of our past to the limitless possibilities of our future.
Over 1 million visitors have seen the Quilt in exhibitions across Canada and the United States. It was recently featured at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and the G20 Summit in Toronto.
Our books, and website, popular with people of all ages and from all walks of life, have created an impact around the world. The Quilt project offers the world hope and a vision of how people can live together in harmony.