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Upcoming Exhibits


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Upcoming Exhibits

Motion from Contemporary QuiltArt Association
November 21, 2014 - February 23, 2015
Featuring works by artists from Washington State, this exhibit features quilts that demonstrate how motion can be portrayed in quilts and fiber art.

School Block Challenge
January 9- March 10
The School Block Challenge is our annual National youth contest. Participants from Kindergarten through 12th grade are challenged to create a quilt block that incorporates three fabrics. This is the 24th annual School Block Challenge.

The Heart of America
January 9- March 10
Quilts from our 10th Regional Show. Includes quilts by quilters in Kansas, Nebraska, North and South Dakota.

Into the Wild: Quilted Creatures
February 26 - April 7
Exhibit features quilts with animals of all kinds.

New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Nine Patch
March 13 - May 19
New Quilts from an Old Favorite is the Museum’s annual contest. This year participants were challenged to make an innovative quilt out of a traditional block featuring the Nine Patch. Sponsored by MODA Fabrics and Janome America, Inc.

Antique Nine Patch Quilts
March 13 - May 19
Antique quilts featuring the nine patch quilt design.

Food for Thought from SAQA
April 10 - July 8
In this exhibit, artists explore many aspects of food - from a single piece of fruit, to a still life, to the family table, to the significance of food in culture and the celebration of family milestones and religious holidays.

A Tradition of Variations from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection
May 22 - August 17
We think of traditional quilt blocks as having certain specific designs. This exhibit features traditional quilts with unique styles.

A Small Miracle of a Southern Island: Quilts of Caohagan
July 10 - October 13
How did quilt making become a means of expression on an island in the Philippines? Discover the miracle for yourself with these joyous quilts.

To Honor and Comfort: Quilts of Valor
August 20 - November 11
The quilts in this exhibit have been made to honor those who have served our country. These quilts will be awarded to veterans and service members touched by war in a ceremony the final day of the exhibit, Veteran’s Day.

Red, White and Quilted
October 16, 2015 - January 12, 2016
Red and white quilts have always been popular. Combining contemporary and antique quilts, this exhibit reveals why.

The Eleventh Hour: Quilts of World War I
November 13, 2015 - February 9, 2016
Go back in time to high-buttoned shoes and find out what our great-grandmothers were stitching. Curated by Sue Reich, this exhibit documents the quilts of World War I.