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 mcq@creativecraftsgroup.com with "Guilds and Shows" in the subject line.

 

 

 

Canada

ONTARIO

St. Catharines - June 11-14, 2014 - Quilt Canada 2014: Wonders of Niagara

View Canada's premier quilt show, experience workshops with extraordinary instructors. See the National Juried Show, Invitational Show, Trend-Tex Challenge and several Concurrent shows. Shop in the Merchant Mall, come to a banquet, bid on a quilt, get inspired ... it's only 15 minutes from Niagara Falls.

Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario

Wednesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission:

$12.00 at the door. Multi-day pass $30.

Information:

(905) 937-7556
Email: gc2014@vaxxine.com
www.canadianquilter.com

 

United States

CALIFORNIA

Cameron Park - September 5-7, 2014 - Gold Bug Quilters - 2014 Quilt Show

Featured: Quilts, wearables, purses and home decor, raffle quilt, vendors, basket boutique, silent auction, country store, demonstrations, lunch and refreshments

Cameron Park Community Services Center
2502 Country Club Drive
Cameron Park, CA 95682

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $7.00 (includes all 3 days); gentlemen and children free

Information: WWW.GoldBugQuilters.org

 

Murphys - October 10-12, 2014 - Independence Hall Quilters - Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire XXXVII

Featured: Quilts, wall hangings, wearable art, dolls, needle art, member challenge exhibit, door prizes, demonstrations, boutique, quilts for sale, country store, vendor booths, lunch, appraiser on site. Scholarship quilt and I.H.Q. Treasures drawing Sunday.

Ironstone Vineyards
1894 Six Mile Road
Murphys, CA

Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $7.00 at the door

Information: www.IndependenceHallQuilters.com


COLORADO

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.

Admission:

$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.

Information:

(303) 277-0377
rmqm.org

 

Golden - Quilters Newsletter/Creative Crafts Group 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

Information:

Quiltmaker.com/blogs
Elaine Salato , email salatoe@yahoo.com

 

 

Longmont - September 26-27, 2014 - Quilt-A-Fair

If you love quilts and quilt related items stop in at Quilt-A-Fair to enjoy our Merchants Mall featuring over 80 merchants selling beautiful fabrics, kits, patterns, tools and much more. View the beautiful quilt show provided by the Monarch Quilters, purchase a chance to win a quilt from our raffle quilt gallery, bid on quilt kits, patterns, etc. at the silent auction and enjoy the spectacular Food Court! Free parking.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Longmont, CO

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Information: Email: toni_fitzwater@msn.com

 

IDAHO

Idaho Falls - June 19-21, 2014 - Snake River Valley Quilt Guild - The Quilt Parade!

Features: Kids Quilt Carnival, vendors, silent auction, boutiques, raffle quilt, hourly prize drawings, block contest, mini-classes and demonstrations, quilting contest, tea room, quilt appraisals, raffle quilt drawing and more.

Calvary Baptist Church
785 First Street
Idaho Falls, ID

Thursday Noon-8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: $5.00, includes one raffle ticket, vendor discount coupons and more.

 


ILLINOIS

Glen Ellyn - May 3–4, 2014 - Hinsdale Embroiderer's Guild - Stitches: A Golden Legacy

One of the oldest needlework guilds in America, the Hinsdale Enbroiderer's Guild will present Stitches: A Golden Legacy, celebrating 50 years of stitching. All forms of needlework will be shown.

St. Barnabas Church
22W415 Butterfield Road
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.– 3 p.m.

Information: Anne Zick, HEG Publicity Chairman quilting70@aol.com

 

LOUISIANA

Shreveport - October 3-5, 2014 - Red River Quilters - A Sea of Quilts

Annual quilt show held in conjunction with Red River Revel Arts Festival. Judged show with more than 200 quilts, featured quilter (guild member), special exhibits, demonstrations, silent auction, merchant mall, door prizes and guild booth of handmade quilted and related items for sale.

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 Friday. Saturday/Sunday - included in Red Rier Revel Arts Festival admission ($5.00)

Information: quiltshowchairman@redriverquilters.com or www.redriverquilters.com


MAINE

Augusta - July 25-27, 2014 - Pine Tree Quilters Guild 37th Annual Show and Conference - Augusta Civic Center

Workshops with Cindy Brick, Susan Cleveland, Gail Garber, Jane Hall, Sue Nickels, Dodi Poulsen, Pat Sloan

Quilt exhibits - Over 600 quilts

Special exhibits: AQSG Study of 19th Century Star Quilts, A Baker's Dozen App-Experts Interpret 14 Blocks, Great Stories: Selections from New England Quilt Museum, Maine: The Way Life Should Be Challenge

Air-conditioned, convenient, free parking, merchant's mall, demonstrations, lectures, quilt appraisals

Special events: Champagne reception and show preview Thursday July 24, 7-9 p.m., auction Friday July 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. with proceeds benefitting Maine Cancer Foundation-Women's Cancer Fund

Augusta Civic Center

76 Community Drive

Augusta, Maine

Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $10.00 daily; $15 multi-day; children 12 and under free with paid adult; groups (14 or more) $8 with advance registration

Information: info@mainequilts.org or visit mainequilts.org

Registration brochure available March 1: send $3 US to Maine Quilts, PO Box 5405, Augusta, ME 04332-5405


MARYLAND

Hagerstown - April 26-27, 2014 - Friendship Quilters' Guild and Buchanan Trail Quiltmakers - Mason Dixon Quilt Show

Come see our Beautiful Quilts. Shop in the Merchant Mall. Buy a chance for our Raffle Quilts. Win a Door Prize.

Hagerstown Community College
ARCC on Robinwood Road
Hagerstown, MD

Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday Noon-5 p.m.

Admission: $5.00, children under 12 are free

Information: www.fqgmd.org

    Pat Freaner (301) 824-6399, pat.freaner@hotmail.com


NEW JERSEY

Stockton - October 3-5, 2014 - Courthouse Quilters of Hunterdon County - Quilts in the Mill

Enjoy a day surrounded by over 200 beautiful handmade quilts stunningly displayed in the historic setting of Prallsville Mills. As a special attraction Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Linda J. Hahn, well-known author, designer and national teacher, will share her quilts and demonstrate her technique from her latest book, New York Beauty, Diversified. Other attractions will include "When Love Blooms," a queen-size raffle quilt; mini-quilt raffles; quilting demonstrations; quilt-related vendors, art & handicraft boutique and door prizes. Come spend the weekend and enjoy the many shops, restaurants, and bed and breakfasts in this picturesque area by the Delaware River.

Prallsville Mills
31 Risler Road, Route 29
Stockton, NJ

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: $7.00. Visit www.courthousequilters.com to get a discount coupon for $1.00 off admission.

Information: Contact Judee Shuler at judeeshuler@centurylink.net or call 908-337-2540

 

NEW MEXICO

Roswell - September 18-20, 2014 - Pecos Valley Quilters - Blooming Quilts

The 2014 Quilt Show -- Blooming Quilts -- will display more than 200 quilts by local and area quilters. Cash prizes will be awarded. A great variety of merchants will be available as well as a silent auction and quilter's boutique. Quilting classes will feature instructors J. Michelle Watts and Kristi Grigsby on Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19. Thursday evening Watts and Grigsby will present a trunk show at a special reception. Additional classes are planned for Saturday including a special class for young people. 

The 2014 Opportunity Quilt, Dazzling Desert Bloom, showcases an original one of a kind quilt design by J. Michelle Watts and was expertly quilted by Rita Galaska. It has an appraised value of $6,000. Proceeds will benefit area food pantries.

Roswell Convention and Civic Center
912 North Main Street
Roswell, NM 88201

Admission: $5.00 

Information:  www.pecosvalleyquilters.com


NEW YORK

New York - March 15-July 6, 2014 - Grand Central Centennial Quilts

The New York Transit Museum's newest exhibition will honor Grand Central Terminal's grandeur not in marble, but in textiles. Last year the City Quilter, a Manhattan-based fabric store, partnered with American Patchwork & Quilting for a national quilt-making contest of landmark proportions. Thirty finalists from that competition will be displayed at the New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal from March 15 to July 6 in the vibrant new exhibition, Grand Central Centennial Quilts.

On Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16 children at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn will take part in a "quilting bee," stitching different fabric pieces together and thinking of the neighborhoods and transportation lines that connect us all. This program, called Squares in the City, will be complimentary with Museum admission and no registration is required.

On Thursday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 16 at 12:30 p.m. representatives from The City Quilter will lead casual, free lunch-time tours of the exhibition in Grand Central. No registration necessary.

New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal
42nd Street and Park Avenue
Shuttle Passage adjacent to the Station Master's Office

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: FREE

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville - September 26-28, 2014 - Asheville Quilt Guild - Quilts: From Inspiration to Creation

Over 250 quilts from all over the US. More than $8,000 in prize money; $1,000 for best of show! 20+ vendors. Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Gift Shop, Quilts for Sale, Opportunity Quilt. Follow us on Facebook at Asheville Quilt Show.

WNC Ag Center Expo Building
Just off I-26, across from the Asheville Regional Airport

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

Admission:  $6.00 - Free parking, handicap accessible. Mult-day pass, group discounts and lunch available.

Information: slerner.quiltshow@gmail.com

 

Spindale - April 18–19, 2014 - Rutherford Quilt Guild, Inc., Biennial Quilt Show - Springtime in the Carolinas

The show will feature quilts made by guild members in a number of categories: bed quilts, large and small wall hangings, quilted wearables and miniature quilts. The quilters use both traditional and modern techniques, including hand-piecing and quilting, machine piecing and quilting, hand and machine appliqué.

The guild members will also have a display of their quilted interpretations of two guild challenges: “Springtime in the Carolinas” and “3-Dimensions.”

The guild’s Raffle Quilt “Springtime” will be displayed and tickets sold before the drawing at 4 pm on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The show will include more than 12 vendors.

The proceeds from the quilt show and raffle quilt are used to support our guild’s community efforts as a 501c(3) charity. For 2013 the guild made and donated quilts to veterans under hospice care, Carolina House Memory Care Unit, the Rutherford Cancer Center, and to Home of the Brave, a charity that distributes quilts to the families of deceased soldiers.

Student Union/Gymnasium of Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road (off Route 74 Alt)
Spindale, NC

Admission: $6.00

Information: Deanne Johnson 770-713-9049, delarison@gmail.com

 

 

OKLAHOMA

Duncan - May 9-10, 2014 - Fancy Sue on the Chisholm Trail

Over 150 quilts on display including Quilts of Valor, Fancy Sue on the Chisholm Trail Raffle Quilt, door prizes, coffee can raffle, silent auction, vendors, door prizes, guild marketplace. The Stephens County 4-H will be providing food and the OHCE will be serving delicious desserts all day long.

Stephens County Fair & Expo Center
2002 South 13th Street
Duncan, OK

Friday–Saturday 9 a.m–5 p.m.

Admission: Adults $5, Children free

Information: info@smqg.org

 

OREGON

Portland - August 14–16, 2014 - International Quilt Festival - 1st Annual Quilt! Knit! Stitch!

Quilts, Inc., produces several editions of International Quilt Festival around the country, but the addition of Quilt! Knit! Stitch! recognizes the diversity of needlearts practitioners in the Pacific Northwest. Quilt! Knit! Stitch! will feature exhibitor booths, quilts and fabric art on display, and many educational opportunities on the show floor.

Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

Information: quilts.com
Bob Ruggiero: pubs@quilts.com

 

PENNSYLVANIA

York - June 20-21, 2014 - York Quilters Guild Celebration of Quilts 2014

Public quilt exhibits, informative demonstrations, lively discussions, 6 raffle quilts. A portion of the proceeds benefits ACCESS-York, serving domestic violence victims and their families.

Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Guild member/vendor preview Thursday, June 19, 7 - 9 p.m.

Old Main Building
York Expo/Fairgrounds

Information: Linda Carroll; lindalimecarroll@gmail.com

 

UTAH

Panguitch - June 11-14, 2014 - Quilt Walk Festival

The Annual Quilt Walk Festival remembers early pioneers of Panguitch and the quilts that saved their lives by celebrating in ways every member of the family can enjoy. This year our special guest, Jenny Doan, Missouri Quilting Company, will be one of our teachers. Registration for quilting classes is required. All quilt shows, trunk shows, parades and heritage festival are free to the public. It's a four day celebration of heritage, tradition and community.

Information: www.quiltwalk.org

andreamatrix1@yahoo.com

 

VERMONT

Bennington - September 13-14, 2014 - Quiet Valley Quilters' Guild - 21st Annual Bennington Quiltfest

The show features new and vintage quilts, guild challenge quilts, and a special exhibit. Featured Quilter and Lecturer will be Michele Scott (piecefulquilter.com) who will present a lecture both days. There will be a raffle quilt - a queen size quilt "Quiet Valley Spirit," which as made by the guild members. There will be demonstrations, door prizes, vendors, food service, and a consignment boutique. Handicapped Accessible. Free parking.

Mount Anthony Union Middle School
747 East Road
Bennington, VT 05201

Saturday 9 a.m-5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Admission:  $7.00

Information: Judith Smith, jsmithvt@together.net, 802-823-4631 or www.benningtonquiltfest.com


 

WASHINGTON

Chimacum - September 26-27, 2014 - Cabin Fever Quilters Show

Over 150 quilts, vendors and demonstrations. Food available on site.

Jefferson County Fairgrounds
4907 Landes Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission:  $5.00 donation

Information: www.cabinfeverquilterswa.com

 

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

 

 

WISCONSIN

Mukwonago - April 26-27, 2014 - Crazy Quilters Quilt Show

Please join us for our 27th Annual Quilt Show. This year's theme is "Red and White." There will be 300 quilts on display along with a queen-size quilt raffle, a sewing machine raffle, a bed-turning, quilt appraisals, vendor booths, a boutique, ongoing demonstrations and Bargain Bins filled with treasures. Lunch is available both days.

Parkview Middle School
930 N. Rochester
Mukwonago, WI

Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission:  $5.00, children under 10 are free.

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