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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

"Wisteria" by Mark Sherman

Quilter Mark Sherman visits the museum and shares the inspirations behind his quilt "Wisteria," which is part of the Collection of the National Quilt Museum.

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Block of the Month Club

Through the Block of the Month Club, The National Quilt Museum aims to challenge quilters to experiment with new techniques and styles while having fun connecting with quilters from all over the world, and learning more about the museum in the process

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Visit The National Quilt Museum

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

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Show your support for the museum's efforts to bring quilting to new audiences, educate the next generation of quilters, and preserve the art form so it will be enjoyed for hundreds of years.

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  • Block of the Month – May 2021

    The new block of the month is here! Designed by Becky Glasby, the block celebrates the museum and it's 30 year anniversary. The block includes the front doors and the phrase "Honoring Today's Quilters" above them. The museum has impacted millions of lives through the work of today's quilter. With over 650 quilts in our collection, we have a broad…

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  • Take a Sneak Peek of Our Collection Inventory!

    It's that time of year again! Every spring, the museum conducts its physical inventory of the collection. We account for each quilt in its current location. Some will be hanging in the gallery of the museum. Others may be in the curatorial staging room waiting to be re-packed or hung in the gallery. Some will be out of the building,…

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  • New Exhibit: Modern Quilt Guild Retrospective

    April 9th- July 27th , 2021 modern quilting has existed in many forms throughout the 20th century, its growth in the early 2000's was aided by cultural shifts recognizing quality design, the changing fabric industry, and the rise of social media. Moderna quilters began coalescing online, sharing images, design ideas, and tutorials, forming virtual quilting bees, and swapping handmade items.…

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