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people from all 50 US states and over 40 foreign countries.

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    02mar2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

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    11decAll Day09marSouthern Quiltswith Mary W. Kerr

    15janAll Day06aprSchool Block Challenge

    22janAll Day23marNature’s Layers by Karen Linduska

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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

School Block Challenge

The National Quilt Museum inspires the next generation of quilters through the School Block Challenge, which is an annual, nationwide, quilt block contest and exhibit for students in K-12th grade.

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Digital Exhibits

Inspired by Endangered Species

Lively, colorful, and skillfully made fabric “portraits” of 182 endangered species bring them to real, vibrant life. Each portrait features fascinating animal and plant facts from rescuers, scientists, conservationists, and more: where they live, what their superpowers are, why they are at risk, and how we can help.

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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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  • New Exhibit: 2021 School Block Challenge

    On Display January 15th - April 6th, 2021 The National Quilt Museum inspires the next generation of quilters through the School Block Challenge. The annual, nationwide, quilt block contest and exhibit is open to students in grade K-12. Moda Fabrics provides three challenge fabrics which must be included in each block. Entries must also contain some type of machine or…

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  • Block of the Month – Round 3!

    Welcome to Round 3 of the Block of the Month Club! This year's round will run from January - December 2021. Each block pattern will be released as a PDF file on the 1st of each month at 12pm CST on the website as well as our Facebook page here. We are kicking this year off with a brand new…

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  • New Exhibit – Southern Quilts

    On display December 11, 2020 - March 9th, 2021 The American South has a rich quilting history, steeped in tradition and passed down through the generations. The glorious designs, colors, and patterns are unique to this region of the United States. The quilts created here reflect the influence of multiple cultural traditions brought to the region over the last four…

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