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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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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Tax benefits of donating IRA minimum distributions to the museum

If you have contributed to a tax-deferred IRA over your working life, there are several tax benefits related to donating this money to a 501c3 nonprofit organization like the National Quilt Museum. If you withdraw from these accounts at any time you will be required to pay income tax on the withdrawal. At 70 ½…
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Quilt Museum TV: November 2018

Marilyn Belford enthusiastically shares stories from the myths that inspired her work in the Corner Gallery's current exhibit, Mythical Quilts. This exhibit features works such as "The Wrath of Poseidon," "Medea Escaping," and "Persephone Rising." She discusses her process and her collaboration with quilter Jamie Wallen. Viewers will also get a glimpse into the 13th…
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