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

 

 

 

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.

Where:

1213 Washington Avenue
Golden, Colorado, 80401-1144

When:

Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon–4 p.m.

Admission:

Adults: $6.00
Seniors: $5.00
Students (college students with I.D.)
Children 5 and under: Free
Museum members: Free
Groups of 15 or more (w/ confirmed reservation): Reduced admission 
School groups welcome 

Information:

Phone: 303-277-0377
Website: rmqm.org

 

Golden -- F+W Gallery: McCall's Quilting, Quiltmaker

Come see our current display of quilts! Quilts featured in our lobby are often designed, sewn and quilted by McCall's Quilting and Quiltmaker editorial staff. We invite you to come in and take a look around.

Where:

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

When:

Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Admission: 

Free

Information:

Email: McCallsQuilting@fwmedia.com


DELAWARE

Lewes -- July 21-22, 2017 -- Peach Blossom: Quilts in the Orchard -- Ocean Waves Quilt Guild Show 2017

The show’s theme, Peach Blossom: Quilts in the Orchard, was chosen to highlight the floral emblem of DE. The Peach Blossom became the emblem of DE in 1895 because of the orchards that contained more than 800,000 peach trees.

The Show will feature internationally renowned guest lecturer and workshop leader Laurie Simpson. A lifelong needle artist, Laurie’s quilts grace galleries and private collections. Her work has been featured in Country Home, Coastal Living, Architectural Digest, American Patchwork & Quilting and McCall’s Quilting. Laurie joyfully spends her time quilting, creating, teaching, writing, and designing fabric for Moda Fabrics with her sister and design partner, Polly Minick.

Where:

Cape Henlopen High School
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958

When:

Friday, July 21 & Saturday 22, 2017: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Admission:

$8/Day
$14/two day pass,
Free Parking

Information: 

Phone: Rachel @ 302-947-9403

 

IDAHO

Boise -- 2017 Winter Gifts Quilt Show

Boise Basin Quilters' Guild (BBQ) is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness and education of the quilting arts. Our annual quilt show is the largest professionally judged show in Idaho with over 300 quilts on display. Located in the Center Expo building at Expo Idaho, the show also features a recognized quilter, a vendor mall with over 30 local and national vendors, Quilts of Valor display and presentation, a demonstration area, our "Gift Garden" which sells homemade items made from our guild members, a silent auction, vintage quilts display and more.

BBQ members proudly donate quilts to the local hospital's NICU and to Quilts of Valor, pet beds to local shelters, Chemo Caps and Catheter Pillows to cancer patients, Cases for Smiles, and FACES, Neck and Helmet Coolers for our local firefighters and military personnel overseas.

Where:

Center Expo building at Expo Idaho (map)
5610 Glenwood Ave.
Boise, ID 83714

When:

Friday, September 22, 2017 – 10am – 5pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 10am – 5pm

Admission:

$7 -- 1 day
$10 -- 2 day
Children 6 & under – Free
Online tickets (includes special coupons) will be available in July

Phone: Chair – Janae Bissinger (208) 863-7829
Email: quiltshow@boisebasinquilters.org
Website: www.boisebasinquilters.org/quilt-show
Facebook

 

KENTUCKY

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.

Where:

215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, Kentucky 42001

Free parking; special RV and bus parking available

Directions

When:

Monday–Saturday, all year: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sundays, March 1 - November 30: 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Admission:

Guided tour admission:$15.00
General adult: $11.00
Seniors (60 and over): $10.00
Students: $5.00
Under 12 (with adult): Free

Information

Phone: 270-442-8856
Email: info@quiltmuseum.org
Website: quiltmuseum.org

 

MISSOURI

Anderson -- May 20-21, 2017 -- Bunker Hill Community Quilt Club - Annual Quilt Show

The Bunker Hill Community Quilt Club is made up of 22 members. Besides quilting for the upkeep of Bunker Hill community buildings, like the old schoolhouse, the club makes donation quilts for those in need. There will be door prizes, quilt display, handmade items for sale, silent auction, vendors, demonstrations, and food.

Where:

Pineville Community Center
602 Jesse James Rd.
Anderson, MO  

When:

Saturday, 5/20/17: 9a.m.-4p.m.
Sunday, 5/21/17: 12p.m.-4p.m.

Admission:

Donation for upkeep of Bunker Hill Community Buildings

Information: 

Phone: DeeDee @ 417-223-4835, Debbie @ 417-223-7181, Bunker Hill @ 417-223-5555 (Thursdays)

 

MARYLAND

Singerly Fire Hall -- Diamond State Quilt Show 2017

Ladybug Quilt Guild is proud to announce the 2017 Diamond State Quilt Show. Highlighting the beautiful quilts and talented quilters of the region, this show brings together the best local quilters, vendors, and teachers to the Delaware/Maryland region for the benefit of all those interested in the art of quilting. Many quilts will be exhibited and judged. 12 vendors will be at the show.

Where:

Singerly Fire Hall
300 Newark Avenue
Elkton, MD

When:

Thursday, August 10: 10am - 5pm
Friday, August 11: 10am - 5pm
Saturday, August 12: 10am - 5pm

Admission:

Adults: $10.00

Information: 

Website: ladybugquiltguild.weebly.com

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Fairview -- June 10-11, 2017 -- Hands All Around Erie Quilt Guild -- Erie 2017 Quilt Celebration

200+ Quilts, Demos, Vendors, Chinese Auction, People's Choice Awards, and more.

Where:

Holy Cross Church -- Reilly Center
7100 West Ridge Rd.
Fairview, PA

When

Saturday, June 10: 9a.m.-4p.m.
Sunday, June 11: 11a.m.-3p.m.

Admission:

General: $5.00
Children under 12: Free

Information:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HAAEQG/

 

TEXAS

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.

Where:

Texas Quilt Museum
140 W. Colorado Street
La Grange, TX 78945

Admission: 

General: $8.00
Seniors: $6.00
Students: $6.00
Tours of 20+ (arranged in advance): $6.00

Information:

Phone: 979-968-3104
Website: texasquiltmuseum.org

 

VIRGINIA

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.

2017 Exhibit Phase II, Opening May 30: WWI Quilts, Treasures from the Vault: Early 20th Century Quilts, Windchimes, Something Old is New Again.
Events: July 27-29 – Friction, Fray, and Fabric: Textiles in the First World War (third annual VQM textiles study symposium).
Learn more at VAQuiltMuseum.org.

Where:

Virginia Quilt Museum
301 S. Main St. (in the historic Warren-Sipe House)
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

When:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Closed during exhibit changes (May 21 – 29 and Aug 27 – Sept 4), July 4, and Nov 23 – 24

Admission: 

General: $7.00
Students (5 and up): $5.00
Children under 5: Free

Information

Phone: 540-433-3818
Website: 
vaquiltmuseum.org

 

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.

Where:

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
703 S. Second Street
La Conner, WA 98257

Admission: 

Non-members: $7.00
Students: $5.00
Military (with ID): $5.00
Children 12 and under: Free
Members: Free

Information:

Phone: 360-466-4288
Website: www.laconnerquilts.org

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