Quilt Museums and Shows

Museums & 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.





United States


Lakeport - October 3-4, 2015 - Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild - 14th Annual Falling Leaves Quilt Show

Judged, open-entry show of 200+ quilts. Featured Quilter: Judy Sisneros. Vendor Mall with quilt fabric, books, patterns, notions, etc.; Country Store;   Opportunity Quilt; Challenge and Round Robin Exhibits; Door Prizes; Silent Auction; Demonstrations; Food by Angelina’s Bakery & Espresso

Lake County Fairgrounds
401 Martin Street
Lakeport, CA 95453

Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Donation: Adults $8.00, Children under 12 $2.00

Information: http://www.LLQG.org


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

Information: quiltcon.com

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
Roseville, CA

Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Adults $7.00, Children under 12 free

Information: pioneerquiltersguild.org


Santa Clara (Bay area) - October 15-18, 2015 - Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIV

The Pacific International Quilt Festival is back at the Santa Clara Convention Center for another event full of quilt, textile and wearable arts. Visitors to the show will view a beautiful collection of quilts, textile, and wearable art in the international competition and in special exhibits. The fabulous Merchants Mall will offer a shopping experience with everything the quilter, textile artist or needlecraft enthusiast needs to create their own masterpiece. Along with shopping, registrants may participate in fun and informative workshops and lectures and other activities.

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: $15 (includes re-admission), Sunday admission $13; under 16 free

Information: quiltfest.com, call 215-862-5828, or email mancuso@quiltfest.com


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.


(303) 277-0377


Golden - Quilters Newsletter/F + W Gallery

Stop by to see our current display of quilts.

741 Corporate Circle, Suite A
Golden, Colorado, 80401
(303) 215-5622

Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission: Free


Elaine Salato , email salatoe@yahoo.com


Longmont - September 25-26, 2015 - Colorado Quilting Council - Quilt-A-Fair

If you love quilts and quilting, Quilt-A-Fair is the place to be. The 80 merchants sell only quilting related merchandise. A beautiful quilt show hangs above the merchant’s mall. Purchase a raffle ticket from local guilds, and bid on an assortment of quilting related items at the silent auction tables.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, Colorado 80501

9 a.m.–5 p.m. both days

Admission: $5; free parking

Information: Visit the Council website at coloradoquiltcouncil.com.



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
Industrial Boulevard
Blairsville, Georgia

Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $6 per day

Information: Visit mistymountainquiltguild.org.



Minooka - October 2-3, 2015 - Pieces from the Heart Quilt Guild - "Fall Splendor" Quilt Show

100+ Quilts, Vendor Mall, Raffle Baskets, Raffle Quilt, Quilter's Boutique

Chapin's East
502 Twin Rail Drive
Minooka, Illinois

Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $7



Evansville - September 19-20, 2015 - Raintree Quilters Guild - Harvest of Quilts XI Show - "Quilt Trek: The Next Generation"

Hundreds of quilts will be on display, along with vendors for shopping. 2015 raffle quilt, quilt challenges, art quilts, and silent auction. Handicapped accessible.

Vanderburgh 4-H Center Auditorium
201 East Boonville-New Harmony Road
Evansville, Indiana 47725

Saturday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $6, children under 12 free

Information: raintreequiltersguild.org, email raintreequiltersguild@gmail.com, or call Avery Hancock at 812-204-1985



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
Students $5.00
Under 12, free with adult


(270) 442-8856; email info@quiltmuseum.org; website quiltmuseum.org

Current Exhibits
A Small Miracle of a Southern Island: The Quilts of Caohagan
now through October 13, 2015


Eddyville - September 11-12, 2015 - 9th Annual Lake Barkley Quilt Show

Judged show with cash prizes; Eleanor Burns' Braid in a Day™ quilt class on Friday; vendors; cinnamon rolls and lunch served by The Cabin Deli.

309 Lee S. Jones Park Dr.
93 South Eddyville, KY

Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Admission $5.00

Information: call 270-625-6262 or 270-388-7763; email debi@lakebarkley.org



Shreveport - October 2-4, 2015 - Red River Quilters - Ruby Jubilee Quilt Show: Celebrating Red River Revel's 40th Anniversary

200+ quilts on display in judged show; featured quilter is guild member Jackie Pierce; vendors; product and technique demonstrations; special exhibits, silent auction; tickets available for Donation Quilt. Part of Red River Revel – one of the largest annual arts festivals in the South!

Riverview Hall
600 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA 71101

Friday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission $5.00

Information: redriverquilters.com, Red River Quilters Facebook page, email quiltshowchairman@redriverquilters.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.

Information: lsqg.blogspot.com.



Asheville - October 2-4, 2015 - Asheville Quilt Guild - "A Harvest of Quilts" - 33rd Annual Asheville Quilt Show

A judged show of more than 275 quilts. Prize money over $9,000. Free demonstrations, quilts for sale, gift shop, silent auction, opportunity quilt.  Lunch available; multi-day passes and group discounts.

WNC Agriculture Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Road
Fletcher, NC  28732

Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Admission $6.00

Information: ashevillequiltguild.org/show.html or contact
Mary Jo Leonard, Show Chairperson, at maryjo.quiltshow@gmail.com


Concord - September 25-26, 2015 - Cabarrus Quilters' Guild - "Splash of Color" Quilts and Fiber Arts Show

An annual event presented by the Cabarrus Quilters’ Guild, a non-profit organization, the show is produced by Guild member volunteers. Entries are professionally judged by a team of judges with nationally accredited credentials. Both ribbons and money are awarded as prizes. The show also offers wearable arts, more than 35 vendors, raffles, bed turning, demonstrations, and a silent auction.

This year’s sponsors are Quilt Patch Fabrics and the Morganton Sewing Center. Spend a day with us to find inspiration for your next quilting project or find some great gift ideas for upcoming holidays!

Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
4751 NC Highway & Route 49 North
Concord, NC  28025

Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: 1-day ticket $6.00, 2-day ticket $8.00. Free parking courtesy of the Guild; handicap accessible.

Information: www.cabarrusquiltersguild.org or contact Donna Johns at djohns0323@gmail.com.



Hillsboro - October 3-4, 2015 - Westside Quilters Guild - Color POWer! Quilt Show

Featured quilters are Elizabeth Hartman and our own Joyce Dean Gieszler. Both will be speaking daily. Included in the show will be: 150 quilts, special exhibits, vendors, boutique, drawings, door prizes, raffle quilt, and photo booth.

Tuality Health Education Center
334 SE 8th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission $6.00; $5.00 with coupon from our website

More info at: westsidequilters.org or contact us at info@westsidequilters.org or 503-433-4057



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.

Donation $5.00

Information: mainlinequilters.org



Glen Rose - September 18-19, 2015 - Granbury Quilters Guild - 2015 Heritage on the Brazos Quilt Show

Somervell County Expo
202 Bo Gibbs Boulevard - HWY 67
Glen Rose, TX 76043

Friday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Questions, call Lucy Esposito 817-579-9614


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

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, 9:30AM-8:30PM, hotel Mezzanine level, admission $5

Dinner and Auction: November 20, 6:00PM, $75

Information: imedicalfoundation.org or call Bonnie Mortensen at 801-408-2178, email bonnie.mortensen@imail.org.



Bennington - September 19-20, 2015 - Quiet Valley Quilters Guild - 22nd Annual Bennington Quiltfest

At the show you will find not only many new quilts, but also the challenge, a special exhibit, demonstrations, a raffle quilt, and many vendors along with our special featured quilter. Quilter and author, Joan Ford, from Hummingbird Highway in Syracuse, NY, will be joining us this year along with a free lecture that takes place at 1pm on each day of the show. A queen sized quilt raffle will also be available this year as well as the Consignment Boutique and the mouthwatering fare from the Quiltfest Cafe. Deadline for quilt entries is August 5, 2015.

Mount Anthony Union Middle School
747 East Road
Bennington, VT

Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free parking; handicapped accessible. Group tours and buses welcome; contact Quiltfest Chair for more information

Admission:  $7.00; children 12 and under free

Information: benningtonquiltfest.com


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



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

Information: 360-466-4288, www.laconnerquilts.org

Current Exhibits   
     July 1-October 4, 2015: 30 Quilts for 30 Years with Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry and Landmarks Gallery featuring the works of local artists

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