Rachael Baar

Museum Curator


Rachael Baar is the curator for The National Quilt Museum. She has over twenty years of experience in the visual and performing arts as the past director of Preston Arts Center, formerly Henderson Fine Arts Center in Henderson, Kentucky. She has Masters’ degrees from Brescia University and the University of Kentucky.

Rachael’s responsibilities include scheduling and installing all the exhibitions and artistic collections; helping coordinate quilt exhibits at other museums and event’ providing support to the museum board’s acquisitions committee; coordinating the New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest, and managing the traveling exhibition program.



Available for:

  • General guidance and advice on quilt and textile exhibitions.
  • Print media, podcasts, and other media discussions on quilt and fiber art exhibitions.

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