Preservation

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

 

Cowgirl Boots & Jacobean Appliqué

During the month of November, we’ve been taking part in a 30-day Instagram and Twitter challenge called #museum30, in which museums and museum professionals share a look into the work we do based on daily one-word prompts. For day 17, the prompt was “unique,” and we decided to share something that wouldn’t normally be found…
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Amazon Smile

Wondering how you can help The National Quilt Museum? Well with Amazon smile, you can! Amazon smile is simple to use, and makes it easy to donate your favorite charity.  Just go to smile.Amazon.com  type in "The National Quilt Museum" and you're all set! Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to us at…
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The Importance of Preservation

We say "acid-free" a LOT here at the museum, and we're very happy to share with you just how important that buzzword is for textiles. These bolts of fabric probably date to around the 1990's and are lovely shades of "Country Teal" and "Garden Green" - until they are unrolled. The photos show that where…
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Volunteering at the National Quilt Museum

Become a volunteer for the National Quilt Museum! Museum volunteers meet visitors from around the world and enjoy a fun atmosphere around extraordinary art. The National Quilt Museum is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that relies heavily on volunteers in order to achieve its goals. Volunteers fill important roles in several museum departments including interacting with…
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