Colorful Immigrant Yarn Project dazzles at Fort Point: Our favorite Instagram posts

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Calling all Instagrammers: Until May 19, the red-bricked backdrop of Fort Point is getting a lot more colorful!

Immigrant Yarn Project at Fort Point features knitted and crocheted yarn contributions made by over 600 contributors from across the country, representing generations of immigrants from every corner of the world. The artwork includes contributions from homeless communities, seniors, students, LGBTQ, Native Americans, and even former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

To celebrate this dazzling display, we collected our favorite Instagram posts from visitors like you.

Feeling inspired to see the yarn-tastic exhibit yourself? Fort Point is open Friday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. While you’re checking out the polychromatic yarn, tag us on Instagram in your post (@parks4all) and use the hashtag #parks4all and #ImmigrantYarnProject!

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Some photos from the Immigrant Yarn Project - a fascinating new exhibition at Fort Point. A bit of background to the project: "Immigrant Yarn Project features knitted and crocheted yarn contributions made by over 600 contributors from across the country representing generations of immigrants from every corner of the world - and including contributions from homeless communities, seniors, students, LGBTQ, Native Americans, and even a Former Secretary of State. Led by Founder and Creative Director of Enactivist, Cindy Weil, the knitted and crocheted contributions have been stitched together into sculptures that will be installed inside Fort Point. Each submission, both big and small, carries a personal immigration story, made into visual art by the colors and patterns, flags designs, words, or symbols. They seek to represent families, heritage, and the journeys, whether recent or generations ago, that brought these knitters and crocheters to the United States of America. The project embodies and celebrates both our shared immigrant story and our citizenry in a nation composed of diverse backgrounds, families, politics, faiths, identities, and ideas."#sanfrancisco #sf #alwayssf #bayarea #fortpoint #immigrantyarnproject #presidio #goldengate #nationalparkgeek #sfgate #yarn #immigrants #exhibition #goldengatebridge #sfbay #california #visitcalifornia #sf_insta #sfcity #sfguide #igerssf #SonyAlphasClub #wildbayarea #SonyAlpha #onlyinsf #SonyImages #immigrant #lovesf #outdooradventures #igsanfrancisco

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Ryan Curran White is the Senior Social Media and Web Content Specialist for the Parks Conservancy.