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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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New Exhibit: Stone Portraits & Sacred Stonescapes by Denise Labadie

June 11 – September 14, 2021 Denise makes contemporary art quilt portraits of very non-contemporary structures: megalithic  Celtic stones and monoliths (think Stonehenge), and more recent (but still centuries old)  monastic ruins. These relics – stone circles, standing stones, dolmens, burial tombs, abandoned  churches, and lost-in-history portals and passageways – embody both immense timelessness  and…
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Thank You!

With a heavy heart, I announce that my time as The National Quilt Museum CEO will come to an end in July 2021. It has been my honor to serve the quilting community in this role over the last ten years. While I’m proud of what we have accomplished, I can unequivocally say that I’ve…
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New Exhibit – Baltimore Goes Modern by Cathy Erickson

I have loved Baltimore Album quilts from the early 1990’s. I am also madly in love with Modern Quilts. This exhibition combines both those loves into a wonderful selection of traditional Baltimore Album quilts and album quilts from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Connecticut with “over-the-top” appliqué. This series uses blocks commonly found on album quilts…
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New Exhibit – Quarantine Quilts

More than 200 makers entered quilts for the juried Quarantine Quilts exhibition planned for the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2020 but canceled due to the pandemic. During the selection process, Sandra Sider’s goal was to include a variety of themes and styles, staying within the size requirements for the show at the Convention Center.…
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