Exhibits

The National Quilt Museum promotes the sustainability and expansion of quilting through in-facility and traveling exhibitions, youth and adult education programs, and quilt preservation efforts.

Learn more by going to quiltmuseum.org/getinvolved

 

Betty Ford-Smith: Keeping Tradition Alive

  Betty Ford-Smith started making Pine Cone Quilts in 2004 under the apprenticeship of a 92 year old African American woman known as Miss Sue. She “became obsessed” with these quilts and wanted to teach others how to make Pine Cone Quilts. The Pine Burr design is also known as the Pine cone, Target or…
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New Exhibit: 2019 School Block Challenge

  2019 School Block Challenge On exhibit through April 2, 2019 School Block Challenge is an annual, nationwide quilt block contest and exhibit for students in grades K-12. Moda Fabrics provides three challenge fabrics which must be included somewhere in each block. Block entries are required to be 16"x16" and must include some machine or…
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HERstory Quilts: A Celebration of Strong Women

Susanne Miller Jones, Curator You studied history. Come and view HERstory. Throughout history women struggled to have a voice and we got it in the USA in 1920, the right to vote. Let’s celebrate the amazing things that women everywhere have accomplished since then. We all have women that we admire who are courageous, intelligent…
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National Quilt Museum School Block Challenge Program

School Block Challenge is an annual, nationwide, quilt block contest and exhibit for students in grades K-12. It's co-sponsored by the National Quilt Museum and Mood Fabrics. Moda provides three challenge fabrics whence must be included somewhere in each block. Block entries are also required to have some type of machine or hand stitching. Students are encouraged…
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