Quilt Week | April 2019

QuiltWeek | April 2019

Welcome Quilters!

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Quilt Week Exhibits

Oak Leaf and Reel
New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Oak Leaf and Reel

Finalists and winners from the New Quilts from an Old Favorite competition’s Oak Leaf & Reel theme.

Stories of West Africa
Stories of West Africa by Hollis Chatelain

Hollis’ personal interpretation of everyday life in West Africa, portraying the rich African culture and the strong sense of community and family unity.

Love Stories

Special Exhibit: In Southeastern China, Lanjiaxie became a special textile for marriage. The patterns used indicate the desire for love and a better life. Curated by Qin Zhang.

Lise Belanger
Lise Bélanger: Behind the Seams

CORNER GALLERY: This Canadian artist followed her passion for sewing into making colorful textile art paintings.

And Growing

"Wrath of Poseidon" by Marilyn Belford

...And Growing

New acquisitions from the collection of the National Quilt Museum.

Majestic Mosaic

"Majestic Mosaic" by Karen Kay Buckley and Renae Haddadin, "Best of Show" 2015

AQS QuiltWeek Best of Show Winners Through the Years

Exhibit features over 30 of the AQS Paducah "Best of Show" winning quilts since this show began.





Only Two Blocks from the Show!

215 Jefferson Street (at Third Street)

Free Shuttle Service Available

QuiltWeek Events @ The Museum

Quilting Demonstrations
Tuesday-Saturday 9AM - 4PM

George and Virginia Siciliano demonstrate their unique quilting techniques.

Ann Hazelwood Book Signing
Friday 10AM - Noon

Author Ann Hazelwood will meet fans and sign her books.

Love Stories Curator Talk
Thursday & Friday, 11am

Curator Qin Zhang on the history of lanjiaxie

Meet the NQOF Artists
Friday Noon-1:30PM

Artists from the New Quilts from an Old Favorite competition will sign the exhibit’s gallery guide.

Lise Bélanger Artist Talk
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10AM
Thursday and Friday 2PM

Featured Corner Gallery quilter Lise Bélanger will present a 30-minute Artist Talk about her work.

Silent Auction: Don't Miss Out!

Silent Auction @ the Convention Center

Pricing includes bidding and buy-it-now options on donated quilts and supplies. Bidding ends at 2:30; winning bids must be picked up and paid for same-day. Proceeds benefit the museum.

Wednesday, April 24 10AM - 3PM (bidding ends at 2:30) Silent Auction

Live Auction

Live Auction @ the Convention Center (Eisenhower Room)

A live auction Thursday night supports the museum with donated quilts and supplies. Online bidding is available approximately two weeks prior to the event

Thursday, April 25 10AM - 4PM Live Auction Preview
Thursday, April 25 5-6PM Registration for auction paddles
Thursday, April 25 6-8PM Live Auction

Museum Hours
Monday, April 22 10AM - 5PM
Tuesday, April 23 10AM - 5PM
Wednesday, April 24 8AM - 10PM
Thursday, April 25 8AM - 10PM
Friday, April 26 8AM - 6PM
Saturday, April 27 8AM - 5PM
Sunday, April 28 1PM - 5PM

Gift Shop

Open during museum hours with exclusive items and unique art gifts. The shop also carries quilting supplies including Aurifil thread and pre-cut Moda fabrics. Friends of the Museum members save 20% on their purchase.

The National Quilt Museum is a (501)c3 non-profit funded through the generosity of quilters like you!

Current Exhibits

05aprAll Day23julLove StoriesTraveling Exhibit

05aprAll Day25junNew Quilts from an Old Favorite: Oak Leaf and ReelMuseum Competition Exhibit

12aprAll Day09julStories of West Africa by Hollis ChatelainTraveling Exhibit

12aprAll Day09julAnd Growing...Collection Exhibit

21junAll Day17sepTula Pink: Personally TulaCorner Gallery

28junAll Day08octVictoria Findlay Wolfe's Playing with Purpose: a Quilt RetrospectiveTraveling Exhibit

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Calendar of Events


01jul12:00 pm12:00 pmBOTM New Pattern ReleaseBlock of the Month Club

02jul2:30 pm4:30 pmJunior QuiltersYouth Education

11jul1:00 pm2:00 pmVolunteer MeetingInformation

19julAll Day20Cascade Curve Braidwith Victoria Findlay Wolfe