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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


    01jun12:00 pm12:00 pmBOTM New Pattern ReleaseBlock of the Month Club

    05jun2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

    07jun1:00 pm2:00 pmVolunteer MeetingInformation

    19junAll Day22Quilt Camp: Beginner 1Mornings: Ages 7-10

    19junAll Day22Quilt Camp: Beginner 2Afternoons: Ages 11-17

    25junAll Day28Quilt Camp: AdvancedAfternoons: Ages 13-17

    25junAll Day28Quilt Camp: IntermediateMornings: Ages 10-17

  • Current Exhibits

    16marAll Day12junNew Quilts from an Old Favorite: Bow TieMuseum Competition Exhibit

    06aprAll Day10julJapanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the WorldExclusive Exhibit

    25mayAll Day24julLeaf Patterns: Barbara J. SchneiderCorner Gallery

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Current Exhibits
Japanese Quiltartists
Japanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the World

This exclusive exhibit features quilts from 17 respected and admired Japanese quilters who influence quilters around the world.
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Adult Workshops
Adult Workshops
Adult Workshops

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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Quilt Museum TV

Bringing you stories about exhibits at the museum, events, educational programs, and more.
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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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