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


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



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.




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





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.




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



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, 9:30AM-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.


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


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