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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

    July

    01jul12:00 pm12:00 pmBOTM New Pattern ReleaseBlock of the Month Club

    02jul2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

    11jul1:00 pm2:00 pmVolunteer MeetingInformation

    19julAll Day20Cascade Curve Braidwith Victoria Findlay Wolfe

  • Current Exhibits

    05aprAll Day25junNew Quilts from an Old Favorite: Oak Leaf and ReelMuseum Competition Exhibit

    05aprAll Day23julLove StoriesTraveling Exhibit

    12aprAll Day09julStories of West Africa by Hollis ChatelainTraveling Exhibit

    12aprAll Day09julAnd Growing...Collection Exhibit

    19aprAll Day18junLise Belanger: Behind the SeamsCorner Gallery

    21junAll Day17sepTula Pink: Personally TulaCorner Gallery

    28junAll Day08octVictoria Findlay Wolfe's Playing with Purpose: a Quilt RetrospectiveTraveling Exhibit

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Current Exhibits
Stories of West Africa
Stories of West Africa

This exhibition is Hollis Chatelain’s personal interpretation of everyday life in West Africa.

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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Become a Friend

The National Quilt Museum's "Friend of the Museum" program is an opportunity to show your support of the quilting community.
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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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