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A Global Destination The Museum is visited annually by
people from all 50 US states and over 40 foreign countries.

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Current Exhibits
Neighborhoods Coming Together: Quilts Around Oakland
Neighborhoods Coming Together: Quilts Around Oakland
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Quilt Guild of Oakland, CA shares a collection of quilts exploring how their communities are linked. More Info
Adult Workshops
Magnificent Spiral Mandala Quilts workshop with RaNae Merrill
2017 Workshops

Interested in quilting? The Museum offers education programs for adults for students at all levels. More Info
QuiltWeek
Quilt Week, April 2015
Quilt Week, April 2017

Museum exhibits and events during QuiltWeek, April 23-30, 2017 More Info

Advancing the Art...

The National Quilt Museum works to advance the art of today's quilters by bringing it to new and expanding audiences worldwide. We serve the quilting community by providing in-facility and traveling exhibits, youth and adult educational programs, and advocacy efforts.

The National Quilt Museum is a destination for quilters and art enthusiasts worldwide, annually the Museum receive visitors from all 50 US states and over 45 foreign countries from every continent. The Museum's in-facility and traveling exhibits are viewed by over 110,000 people per year. In addition, over 6,000 youth and adults participate in Museum youth and adult educational opportunities on an annual basis.

Located in a 27,000 square foot facility in historic downtown Paducah, Kentucky, the Museum's three galleries feature exhibits of the finest quilt and fiber art in the world. The Museum features three exhibit galleries. The Museum's vibrant and breathtaking exhibits are rotated 8-10 times per year. The primary gallery features quilts from the Museum's collection which includes over 500 works of art. The two other galleries feature unique and diverse traveling exhibits.

The Museum has also gained a reputation for its educational programs. Throughout the year, the Museum hosts educational programs on a diverse number of topics for quilters of all skill sets. Quilters come from all over the world to attend the Museum's educational programs taught by master quilters.

The Museum's youth education programs are attended by over 6,000 young people of all ages. Several of these programs have received national media attention.

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