The National Quilt Museum promotes the work of today's quilters through exhibits, education programs, preservation, and advocacy efforts.
The museum is committed to the effective care of all quilts so they can be enjoyed by future generations. As part of our effort to educate museums, organizations, and individuals on effective quilt care, we have established the
National Quilt Museum Certified Partner Program
Organizations that become National Quilt Museum Certified Partners have agreed to follow our guidelines in the following areas:
- Quilt Storage
- Quilt Shipping
- Quilt Exhibition
- Quilt Documentation
- Quilt Handling
- And Overall Quilt Preservation.
You will know that an organization is a National Quilt Museum Certified Partner if they have the following badge on their website, social media pages, or print materials. Only Certified Partners are authorized to use the badge.
For information on becoming a National Quilt Museum Certified Partner,
please contact Museum Registrar, Laura Hendrickson at 270-442-8856 for details.
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by Esterita Austin July 8 - October 25, 2022 Art and quilt fusion This exhibition is about
by Esterita Austin
July 8 – October 25, 2022
Art and quilt fusion
This exhibition is about old cars and trucksthat have become one with nature, In aworld made aware of recycling, it’s thenatural course for man-made objects toultimately be returned to the earth…rust to dust.
July 8 (Friday) - October 25 (Tuesday)
From the Bits Art Quilters July 22 - October 4, 2022 Bringing our stories to a new audience Experience an
From the Bits Art Quilters
July 22 – October 4, 2022
Bringing our stories to a new audience
Experience an enchanted forest of twenty 3-dimensional artquilts. Between 4 and 6 feet tall, each totem is the artist’sunique creative expression of their story in fiber, fabric,embellishment, and stitch. Bits Art Quilters is a part of Bits ‘N Pieces Quilt Guild in Ballwin, MO.
July 22 (Friday) - October 4 (Tuesday)
by Audrey Esarey August 5 - October 18, 2022 Modern quilted textile art "All my quilts
by Audrey Esarey
August 5 – October 18, 2022
Modern quilted textile art
“All my quilts share similar DNA: precisionpiecing, curved piecing, use of highcontrast fabrics, and use of color gradations.”
August 5 (Friday) - October 18 (Tuesday)
by Patricia A. Montgomery August 26 - November 1, 2022 African American traditional quilting designs Many African
by Patricia A. Montgomery
August 26 – November 1, 2022
African American traditional quilting designs
Many African American women made major contributionsto the Civil Rights Movement and their stories are rarelytold. Patricia A. Montgomery’s structured swing coats arestory quilts telling their stories.
August 26 (Friday) - December 31 (Saturday)
by Harold Mailand October 7, 2022 - January 17, 2023 Dedicated to preserving the beauty and cultural value of textiles
by Harold Mailand
October 7, 2022 – January 17, 2023
Dedicated to preserving the beauty and cultural value of textiles
Harold Mailand, a fellow with the American Institutefor Conservation, shares 30 quilts from his personalcollection of textiles from India, Germany, England,and America.
October 7 (Friday) - January 17 (Tuesday)
Calendar of Events
Meet the Artists’ Reception Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 5 – 7pm Patricia Montgomery, Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement: Quilted Swing Coats Artists from
Meet the Artists’ Reception
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 5 – 7pm
- Patricia Montgomery, Tribute to the Civil Rights Movement: Quilted Swing Coats
- Artists from the Say Your Piece exhibition curated by Stacey Watson
This event is free and everyone is invited!
(Tuesday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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