The Quilter’s Spot

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.

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Museum Closing March 17th – 31st, 2020

The National Quilt Museum will be closing March 17th, 2020 through March 31sth, 2020 due to COVID-19 virus. We will reopen on April 1st, 2020.  We apologize for any inconvenience our closure may cause in your travel schedule. Ultimately, the health of our staff, volunteers, and visitors must be our first priority. Any updates will be published…
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The National Quilt Museum was featured in Southern Living!

We were featured in the article on Southern Living of "12 Cool Things To Do on Your First Visit to Paducah, KY" . The museum is located in the heart of the downtown area, with lots of restaurants and things to do all within walking distance. To view more activities to do in Paducah, you…
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New Exhibit: SAQA Musica!

A Celebration of Music - with a Visual Twist Pablo Picasso said "To draw, you must close your eyes and sing." This exhibition explores all the wonderful ways in which music can serve as inspiration for the creative process. Both music and art elicit emotions, create different moods, suggest movement and can reflect light, depth,…
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Stitched in all Sizes

"Stitched in all Sizes" features a selection of quilts from the museum's collection showcasing artistry on both ends of the scale, from the smallest miniature (3.75 inches) to our largest bed-sized quilt (110 inches), and highlighting the connections between them. As Registrar and Collections Manager of The National Quilt Museum, I have the honor of…
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