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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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    August

    01aug12:00 pm12:00 pmBOTM New Pattern ReleaseBlock of the Month Club

    01aug1:00 pm2:00 pmVolunteer MeetingInformation

    06aug2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

  • Current Exhibits

    05aprAll Day23julLove StoriesTraveling Exhibit

    21junAll Day17sepTula Pink: Personally TulaCorner Gallery

    28junAll Day08octVictoria Findlay Wolfe's Playing with Purpose: a Quilt RetrospectiveTraveling Exhibit

    12julAll Day15octFreehand Patchwork by Danny AmazonasTraveling Exhibit

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Danny Amazonas
Freehand Patchwork

Danny Amazonas' eye-catching artwork incorporates thousands of pieces of fabric.

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Two and three day on-site workshops with renowned quilting educators provide adults of varying skill levels the opportunity to learn new skills.
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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 600 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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  • New Exhibit! Tula Pink: A Corner of Color

    We have a brand new exhibit in our corner gallery!  This exhibit showcases the colorful work of Tula Pink. Her use of patterns showcases the vibrancy of each piece of art. With some many hidden gems in her fabrics, each of the traditional quilt patterns are refreshed and feel brand new again. One art quilt even has a pink wall Continue Reading

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  • Texas4000 Stop by for a Visit!

    This last week we had a group of visitors come to the museum that are working on a very special project. The "Texas 4000" is a group of young adults that bike for 4000 miles to raise awareness and money for cancer.  Each of these riders hope to help make a difference in these communities and show others that no Continue Reading

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  • Quilt Camp 2019!

    At the end of June we held our annual Quilt Camp for youth ages 7-17. This year 61 campers from Kentucky, Illinois & Tennessee participated in the Beginner, Intermediate &  Advanced sessions. Campers spent four half-days learning a variety of quilting skills and techniques. Younger quilters focused on machine piecing, ironing, and hand tying a quilt. Returning campers expanded their Continue Reading

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