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

  • Calendar of Events

    June

    22jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner I

    22jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner II

    23jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner I

    23jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner II

    24jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner I

    24jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Beginner II

    28jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Intermediate

    28jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Advanced

    29jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Intermediate

    29jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Advanced

    30jun9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Intermediate

    30jun2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Advanced

    July

    01jul9:30 am12:00 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Intermediate

    01jul2:00 pm4:30 pmQuilt Camp 2021: Advanced

    06jul2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

  • Current Exhibits

    12marAll Day08junSew Many Quilts: Celebrating 30 Years of The National Quilt Museum!

    26marAll Day01junPattern Fusion by Arturo Alonzo Sandoval

    09aprAll Day27julModern Quilt Guild Retrospective

    04junAll Day10augBaltimore Goes Modern by Cathy Erickson

    04junAll Day31augQuarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos

    11junAll Day14sepStone Portraits & Sacred Stonescapes by Denise Labadie

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2021

View the 2021 Exhibition Schedule

The 2021 Exhibition Schedule is now live. Click the button below to learn more and view an interactive flip book detailing upcoming exhibits.

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In-Facility Exhibits

Sew Many Quilts: Celebrating 30 Years of The National Quilt Museum

The museum opened with only 85 quilts in its collection, less than a handful of employees, and several empty offices. This exhibition includes a selection of 30 collection quilts from the very first quilt acquired by the museum to the most recent. 

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Digital Exhibits

Dive into Quilt Camp

Learn about our annual Quilt Camp program, and see what this year's campers will create! Director of Education Becky Glasby explains the process of picking a new pattern and prepping materials in time to welcome the campers!

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Education

Quilt Camp 2021

Registration for Quilt Camp 2021 is now live. Click the button below to learn more.

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The Museum is located about 5 miles from both exits 4 and 11 off of I-24.

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The Quilter's Spot Museum Blog

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  • Thank You!

    With a heavy heart, I announce that my time as The National Quilt Museum CEO will come to an end in July 2021. It has been my honor to serve the quilting community in this role over the last ten years. While I’m proud of what we have accomplished, I can unequivocally say that I’ve gained far more from the…

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  • New Exhibit – Baltimore Goes Modern by Cathy Erickson

    I have loved Baltimore Album quilts from the early 1990’s. I am also madly in love with Modern Quilts. This exhibition combines both those loves into a wonderful selection of traditional Baltimore Album quilts and album quilts from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Connecticut with “over-the-top” appliqué. This series uses blocks commonly found on album quilts andtransforms them with a modern…

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  • New Exhibit – Quarantine Quilts

    More than 200 makers entered quilts for the juried Quarantine Quilts exhibition planned for the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2020 but canceled due to the pandemic. During the selection process, Sandra Sider’s goal was to include a variety of themes and styles, staying within the size requirements for the show at the Convention Center. Except for a piece by…

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