Quilt Week | April 2019

QuiltWeek | April 2019

Welcome Quilters!

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.

Two of Us

"Two of Us" by Pat Holly and Sue Nickels

Museum Collections

Selections from the museum's collections of over 600 full-size and miniature quilts will be exhibited in the center gallery.





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.

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.

Don't Miss Out!

Silent Auction @ the Convention Center

The silent auction supports the Museum with donated quilts and supplies. Bidding and buy-it-now pricing on a variety of different lots.

Wednesday, April 2410AM - 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 2510AM - 4PMLive Auction Preview
Thursday, April 256-8PMLive Auction

Museum Hours
Monday, April 2210AM - 5PM
Tuesday, April 2310AM - 5PM
Wednesday, April 248AM - 10PM
Thursday, April 258AM - 10PM
Friday, April 268AM - 6PM
Saturday, April 278AM - 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!