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

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Parkville - May 29-31, 2015 - Generation to Generation Quilt Show

Hundreds of quilts on display celebrating quilters through the years - youth quilts to antique quilts and every type of quilt in between.  There will be 4 beautiful raffle quilts, fiber arts, door prizes, a merchant mall, a tea room, demos, and a large boutique all under one roof.

Oceanside Place Arena
830 W. Island Highway
Parkville, BC

Friday and Saturday:  10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday:  10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: $8.00

United States

 

CALIFORNIA

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

 

Roseville - November 1-2, 2014 - Pioneer Quilters Guild - Pioneer Quilt Show 2014

Featured: Quilts, Quilt Sale, Boutique, Vendors, Raffle Baskets, Door Prizes, Café: refreshments & lunch available

Roseville Sports Center
1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747

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

Admission: $7.00 (covers both days); children 12 and younger free

Information: http://www.pioneerquiltersguild.org or contact colleenvoet@gmail.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

 

 

ILLINOIS

Decatur - April 10-11, 2015 - Decatur Quilters Guild - 35th Annual Quilt Show

The show will feature over 250 quilts from local quilting artists and a shopping area of 25+ vendors.  Events include a raffle quilt, mini classes, and a bed turning with featured quilts by 80-plus-year-old lifetime members.

Decatur Civic Center
One Gary Anderson Plaza
Decatur, Illinois

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

Information: Deb Tener, Show Chairperson at 217-454-4159 or email dkt900@sbcglobal.net. Website: decaturquiltersguild.com.

 

Round Lake Beach - October 25-26, 2014 - Northern Lake County Quilters Guild - Lake County Impressions XII Quilt Show

Presented by the Northern Lake County Quilt Guild, the show includes more than 200 quilts on display, a vendor mall, boutique selling items made by guild members, silent auction, quilt raffle and quilt appraisals. Activities include learning buttonhole stitch applique and making pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer.

        The Cultural and Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
        2007 N Civic Center Way
        Round Lake Beach, Illinois (MAP)


        October 25th & 26th, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
        Admission: $6.00 for 1 day, $7.00 for both days.


Information: www.nlcqg.org or email info@nlcqg.org

 

 

NEBRASKA

Fremont - October 17-18, 2014 - Prairie Piecemakers Quilt and Needlework Guild - "Quilters Journal" Quilt and Needlework Show

Over 200 quilts and needlework items will be on display.  The raffle quilt, 'Autumn Splendor' will be given away at the end of the show.  There will also be a Mini-Raffle, Vendors, Scissors Sharpener, Country Café and handcrafted items will be available at the Country Store.  The Featured Quilter is Lila Launer of Fremont.

Fremont City Auditorium
929 North Broad Street
Fremont, Nebraska

Friday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission Donation: $5.00 for adults; ages 12 and under free

Information: Karen Ruwe, 402-727-7749 or pkruwe@q.com or Scott Flanagan, 303-845-0088 or scottaflanagan@gmail.com


 

PENNSYLVANIA

 

Pittsburgh - March 26-28, 2015 - Three Rivers Quilters - 2015 Three Rivers Quilt Show

View over 130 quilts, watch demonstrations of a wide variety of quilting skills presented by our members and others, shop at our own Grannie's Attic sale, visit a wide variety of quilt-related vendors, enjoy a snack at the Quilter's Cafe, buy tickets for outstanding items donated by participating vendors, or purchase a DVD of the show quilts...there's so much to do at our annual show! The theme of the 2015 show is Hexagons.

IBEW Circuit Center
5 Hot Metal Street
(Southside)
Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Map & Directions

Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Admission:  $7.00; multi-day pass $10.00; reduced admission Thursday after 3 p.m. $5.00

For information on entering quilts and on the show, please visit  threeriversquilters.org
For group ticket discounts contact quiltshow@threeriversquilters.org

 

TEXAS

Blanco - October 10-11, 2014 - Uptown Blanco 4th Annual Quilt Show: Heirlooms Past and Present

A quilt show celebrating the art and artistry of quilting yesterday and today. The show will feature a display of quilts by Betty Alderman along with the 2014 Hoffman Challenge. We are interested in displaying your Heirlooms of the Past and your new creation, an Heirloom of the future.
The Best of Show will win $250 cash and a gift certificate from Uptown Blanco for $250. Prizes and ribons will be awarded for other categories.

Friday and Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Information: Andrea or Sharon (830) 833-1579 ext 3; email andrea@uptownblanco.com

 

Houston - September 26-December 24, 2014 - Houston Center for Contemporary Craft - CraftTexas 2014

The eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft, this show will feature 49 works by 44 Texas artists. The exhibition includes everything from sculpture, jewelry, textiles, installations, and furniture to concepts that include vernacular architecture, formal elements of design, and man’s relationship to nature. 

            Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
            4848 Main Street
            Houston, TX 77002

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 5 PM
Summer Hours:  Closed Sundays, July 6 – Labor Day
Fall/Winter Holidays: Closed November 27, December 25 – 26, December 31 and January 1

Free Admission and Free Parking

Information: 713-529-4848 or visit crafthouston.org

 

LaGrange - October 2-December 21, 2014 - Texas Qulit Museum - Art Quilts from the John M. Walsh III Collection

This exhibit features a stunning, once-in-a-lifetime display of contemporary art quilts from one of the country's most renowned privately-held fabric art collections. The exhibit includes 54 works, the largest number of the Collection's quilts ever shown in one venue at the same time. Museum Curator Dr. Sandra Sider and Mr. Walsh will lead a gallery talk and Q&A session on Saturday, October 4, from 4:30-6 pm. Admission to the gallery talk is free.

            Texas Quilt Museum
            140 W. Colorado St.
            LaGrange, TX 78945

Open Thursday - Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 4 PM

General Admission $8; Seniors & Students $6

Information: texasquiltmuseum.org


VIRGINIA

Berryville - April 17-19, 2015 - Northern Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show - "Batiks, Batiks, Batiks"

Clarke County Parks and Recreation Center
225 Al Smith Circle
Berryville, Virginia  22611
google map link

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission donation:  $5.00

Information: NSVQuiltShow.com or call 540-665-1770


WASHINGTON

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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