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

Current Exhibits
The Eleventh Hour: Quilts of World War I
Curated by Sue Reich, this exhibit documents the quilts of World War I.
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Quilts for Quilting

Fall Leaves by Sherry Sollers

Quilts for Quilting Campaign
Support the Museum, donate a quilt! Quilt: Fall Leaves by Sherry Sollers
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Honoring Those Who Serve
Paducah Partners Celebrate Veterans
Click here to learn about upcoming events in the Paducah area that celebrate veterans.
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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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