Quilt Museums and Shows
Welcome to the McCall's Quilting Museums & Shows page!
We want to encourage and support community quilting and to do that, we've created this page to communicate about local activity.
If you know of a museum or show in your area, please e-mail McCallsQuiltlng@fwcommunity.com with "Guilds and Shows" in the subject line.
Eureka Springs - May 6-7, 2016 - Eureka ! Quilters - Quilts: Enduring Treasures
Special exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, and boutique plus approximately 150 quilts on display
Lone Star Bible Church
Eureka Springs, AR
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Pasadena - February 18-21, 2016 - The Modern Quilt Guild™ - QuiltCon West
QuiltCon is the conference and show by and for the Modern Quilt Guild. The only international modern quilting event of its kind, QuiltCon features top modern quilting instructors teaching hands-on workshops, a lecture hall, vendors, and exhibitors. It also includes a juried modern quilt show with thousands in cash prizes.
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: one-day show pass $10; lecture and workshop prices vary
Richmond - December 19-20, 2015 - Conversations in Fiber
Conversations in Fiber is a new featured exhibit at this year's 45th Annual KPFA Winter Crafts Fair at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA.
With over 200 exhibitors, the Crafts Fair is the ideal place to find all holiday gifts and one-of-a-kind handcrafted items that visitors will cherish and want to keep for themselves. In the Conversations in Fiber exhibit, attendees can learn about quilting and view a rare collection of phenomenal quilts by Bay Area quilters. The quilters will be present to discuss their work and answer questions about their inspiration and technique. Exhibiting quilters include Marcia Stein, Alice Beasley, and Mike "Mac" McNamara.
Craneway Pavilion at the Richmond Waterfront
1414 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA 94804
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: two-day admission $12, seniors and disabled $8, youth under 18 free
Free parking; free shuttle to and from the Richmond BART station
Roseville - November 14-15, 2015 - Pioneer Quilt Show 2015
Quilt Show and sale. Quilts displayed; locally-made quilts for sale; boutique of high-quality, handmade items; vendors; door prizes; basket raffle; refreshments and lunch available.
Roseville Sports Center
Mahany Regional Park
1545 Pleasant Grove Boulevard
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults $7.00, Children under 12 free
Golden - Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
The mission of the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is to enrich the lives of people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures through the celebration of, education about, and preservation of the art and history of American quilts and quiltmaking, past and present.
1213 Washington Avenue
Golden, Colorado, 80401-1144
Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon–4 p.m.
$6.00 for adults, $5.00 for seniors, $4.00 for students (college students with I.D.), children 5 and under admitted free. Admission is free for museum members. Reduced admission rates for groups of 15 or more with a confirmed reservation. School groups welcome.
Golden - Quilters Newsletter/F + W Gallery
Stop by to see our current display of quilts.
Blairsville - October 23-24, 2015 - Misty Mountain Quilters' Guild - QuiltFest 2015
The show will include 200 quilts, vendors, demonstrations and door prizes. Proceeds will go to community Outreach Programs.
Union County High School Gym
Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $6 per day
Information: Visit mistymountainquiltguild.org.
Paducah - The National Quilt Museum
The National Quilt Museum works to advance the art of today's quilters by bringing it to new and expanding audiences worldwide.
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, Kentucky 42001
Free parking; special RV and bus parking available
Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. all year
Sundays March 1 through November 30 from 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
General adult $11.00
Guided tour admission $15.00
Seniors (60 and over) $10.00
Under 12, free with adult
Yarmouth - April 23-24, 2016 - Calico Quilters' Quilt Show
125+ Maine-made quilts and quilted items on display. Raffle of 20 pillows, bags, and table top items -- for your home or as a gift. Bargains on pre-owned fabric, craft books and supplies. 5 needlecraft vendors. Demos of quilting techniques.
Easy parking and handicapped accessible. Displays are on one level in a spacious, comfortable environment. Some display quilts are for sale.
52 School Street
Directions: Take Interstate 295 to Exit 17, Yarmouth. Go South on Route 1 for about a mile. Immediately after crossing the river, exit right onto School Street. The school & parking lot entrance is on the right.
Information: Contact Suzie McCormack at email@example.com
Lee's Summit - October 23-24, 2015 - Lee's Summit Quilters' Guild - Quilt Show
Hundreds of quilts on display plus antique quilt bed turning, hourly door prizes, vendors with items to purchase, guild boutique, and guild silent auction.
Woods Chapel United Methodist Church
4725 NE Lakewood Way
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Friday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission $3.00. Handicapped accessible.
Devon - November 21, 2015 - Main Line Quilters - Semiannual Quilt Show and Holiday Boutique - "Every Quilt Has A Story"
Quilts made by members will be on display, quilt appraisal available by appointment (602 228-1364), Boutique items, Raffle Baskets, Crafts & Bargain bin, Bake Sale and more!
Main Line Unitarian Church
816 South Valley Forge Road
Devon, PA 19333
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
La Grange - Texas Quilt Museum
The Texas Quilt Museum is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity. It is housed in two historic 1890s buildings, which provide a fine showcase for both antique and contemporary quilt art with their high ceilings, brick walls, and original hardwood floors.
Home for the new museum is the picturesque Central Texas town of La Grange, located on the winding Colorado River between two major highways, making it within easy driving distance of the state’s major cities and airline hubs.
Texas Quilt Museum
140 W. Colorado Street
La Grange, TX 78945
Admission: General $8.00, seniors and students $6.00, tours of 20+ arranged in advance $6.00
Information: 979-968-3104, texasquiltmuseum.org
Current and Upcoming Exhibits
October 1-December 20, 2015: Contemporary Quilt Art from the Marbaum Collection and Cynthia Collier: Transformed by Tradition
January 7-March 27, 2016: Modern Quilt Guild at the Texas Quilt Museum (juried show) and SAQA: Wild Fabrications
Salt Lake City - November 14-20, 2015 - Intermountain Research Holiday Quilt Show and Auction
The Intermountain Research and Medical Foundation's Holiday Quilt Show and Auction is a biannual event and the nation's largest quilt show devoted entirely to supporting medical research and eduction. A public 6-day quilt show is followed by a fundraising dinner/quilt auction featuring nearly 70 hand-quilted quilts.
Little America Hotel
500 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Quilt Show: November 14-19, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., hotel Mezzanine level, admission $5
Dinner and Auction: November 20, 6 p.m., $75
Harrisonburg - Virginia Quilt Museum
The Virginia Quilt Museum was founded in 1995 and exists to celebrate quilting in Virginia. The Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit funded solely through private donations, memberships, and revenue from admissions and museum shop sales. The Virginia Quilt Museum receives no federal or state funding.
Virginia Quilt Museum
301 S. Main St. (in the historic Warren-Sipe House)
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Admission: $7.00, $5.00 students 5 and up, free children under 5
Information: 540-433-3818; vaquiltmuseum.org
Lynchburg - March 19-20, 2016 - Patches 'n Pieces Quilt Club - Magic of Fabric and Thread Quilt Show
On display will be more than 250 quilts, vendors, a boutique, and an interactive quilt design activity for children.
Holy Cross Regional School
2125 Langhorne Road
Saturday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 4 p.m.
La Conner - La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, founded in 1997, is home to Washington State's first quilt & textile museum. Our mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit local, national and international quilts and textiles; provide an educational experience; and preserve the historic 1891 Gaches Mansion, a historic landmark located at 703 S. Second St., La Conner, WA. The museum features changing quarterly exhibits that range from traditional antique bed quilts to contemporary works by emerging and established fiber artists. Our Textile Enrichment Series is an educational program that includes lectures and workshops throughout the year, and our annual Fall Festival has grown into an international juried and judged show. We are open five days per week, year-round, with tours available upon request.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
703 S. Second Street
La Conner, WA 98257
Admission: $7.00 non-members, $5.00 students and military with ID, free for members and children under 12
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