Danny Amazonas' eye-catching artwork incorporates thousands of pieces of fabric.
Two and three day on-site workshops with renowned quilting educators provide adults of varying skill levels the opportunity to learn new skills.
Special events, extended hours, and amazing exhibits make QuiltWeek a great time to visit.
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.Read More
The Quilter's Spot
The Quilts of Valor Foundation and The National Quilt Museum Partner to Help Both Organizations Expand Programming and Better Serve The Quilting Community The two service organizations play critical roles in expanding the reach of quilting Paducah, KY, August 21, 2019 - The Quilts of Valor Foundation and The National Quilt Museum are two of the most widely recognizable and respected…Read More
We chatted with Bill Ford a local community leader, to talk about "The Signature Quilt", a quilt on display here at the Museum. This quilt has dozens of autographs of Singers, Comedians, Artists, Astronauts, and other performers that were collected together to create this piece of art. This quilt was created by the artist Ami Simms by sending a letters…Read More
We have just released our latest episode of National Quilt Museum TV. In this episode National Quilt Museum TV, we interview some of the children from Quilt Camp, as well the teachers that helped the kids with their quilts. Each child gets to come to camp and tour the gallery, as well as make their own quilt with the supplies…Read More