Quilt Museums and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with "Guilds and Shows" in the subject line.
Johannesburg, South Africa - September 6 — 8, 2013 - The International Quilt Convention Africa
International exhibitions, large vendor hall, free lectures, international teachers and demonstrations.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Eureka - July 20–21, 2013 – Redwood Empire Quilting Guild - Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show
300 Quilts on Display, Antique Bed Turnings, Raffel Quilt "Jewels".
Admission: Weekend Pass general $8; over 60 $6; under 12 free
Lakeport - October 5–6, 2013 - Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild - Falling Leaves Quilt Show
Judged, open-entry show of 200+ quilts. Featured quilter; vendor mall with quilt fabric, books, patterns, notions, etc.; Country Store Boutique; opportunity quilt; special exhibits; door prizes; silent auction; demonstrations; food by Angelina’s Bakery & Espresso.
Admission: adults $8 donation, children under 12 $2
Murphys - October 11–13, 2013 - Independence Hall Quilters - 36th Annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire
Quilts, wall hangings, wearable art, dolls, AQS Appraiser, Member Challenge Exhibit. Scholarship Quilt and IHQ Treasures Drawing 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Door prizes, demonstrations, boutique, country store, vendor booths, lunch.
1894 Six Mile Road
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Admission: $7 at the door
Denver- July 29 through October 10, 2013 - Capitol Quilt Show
250 Quilts display of new, antique and group entries; non-judged show.
Colorado State Capitol
200 East Colfax
Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30 AM to 5PM
Denver- July 29 through October 10, 2013 - Denver Library Quilt Show
42 Quilts displayed in the Denver Central Library Reading Room on the 5th floor. Biennial display of quilts.
Denver Central Library
10 W 14th Avenue Parkway
Mon - Tues 10am—8pm
Sat - Sun 10am—6pm
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.
Golden - Quilters Newsletter/Creative Crafts Group Gallery
Stop by to see our current display of quilts.
Hoffman Estates - September 20–21, 2013 - Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild - Our Quilts in Bloom
Stroll through a cotton botanical garden of over 300 quilts created by the Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild on display at the Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center in Hoffman Estates. Judge and admire quilts of all sizes, shapes and techniques. NSQG is one of the oldest and largest quilt guilds in Northern Illinois.
Prairie Stone Sprts & Wellness Center
5050 Sedge Blvd.
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Friday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m–5 p.m.
$7, $1 off coupon available on website; children under 17 free with adult
Tinley Park - September, 2013 - Always Something...
We are currently accepting submissions for our upcoming Midwest Surface Design Association’s juried exhibition “Always Something…”. Things often do not go our way. When this happens, what do we experience? When our intentions are blocked, what do we perceive? We want to see how the unexpected can provide opportunity to view the world in a new way.
Deadline for digital submission is July 29, 2013 at Midnight CST. The exhibition will be held in September, 2013 at the Vogt Visual Arts Center in Tinley Park, Illinois. All current U.S. Midwest SDA members are invited to participate.
Vogt Visual Arts Center
Tinley Park, IL
Evansville - September 21–22, 2013 - Raintree Quilters Guild - Harvest of Quilts X Show/Bee Dazzled by Quilts
Hundreds of quilts will be on display along with vendors for shopping. The two-day event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased at the door. Mark your calendar for Raintree Quilter's Guild's upcoming quilt show!
Vanderburgh 4-H Center Auditorium
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725
Saturday 9 a.m–5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $6, under 12 free
Augusta- July 26—28, 2013-Maine Quilts - Pine Tree Quilters Guild - 36th Annual Show & Conference
Over 600 Quilts on Exhibit; Judged event; Special Exhibits: The Pilgrim Roy Challenge 2014, Hoffman Challenge 2012, and Jewels of Maine challenge. Merchants Mall, Workshops; Demonstrations; Lectures; Quilt Appraisals.
$8 daily; $15 multi-day, children 12 & under free with paid adult, $7 groups (14 or more) with advance registration
Bemidji - July 19—20, 2013 - Headwaters Quilters Guild. - Quilts on Lake Bemidji
Raffle quilts, vendor mall, refreshments.
Evangelical Free Church
115 Carr Lake Road SW
Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Admission: $3 (ages 12 and over)
Duluth - June 13–15, 2013 - Minnesota Quilters, Inc. - 35th Annual Quilt Show
The annual show is put on by Minnesota Quilters, non-profit statewide guild. Our show features over 700 quilts, over 100 vendors, and classes and lectures by national teachers. Our Judged and Challenge exhibits are judged by certified judges. Judged entries are accepted from any quilter and are eligible for cash awards and ribbons. We have other exhibits including non-judged, special exhibits, small quilt auction, and quilts made by children. Join us in Duluth! Classes start June 12.
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
350 Harbor Drive
Thursday & Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Admission: 1-day $8 (MQ member) or $10 (non-member); multi-day $15 (MQ member) or $25 (non-member)
Lee's Summit- November 1-2, 2013 - Annual Quilt Show
Hundreds of quilts on display; Vendors; Demonstrations; Quilter's Boutique; Silent Auction; Antique Quilt Bed Turning; Door Prizes; Handicap accessible.
Woods Chapel Methodist Church
4725 NE Lakewood Way
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Queensbury - June 1–2, 2013 - Wings Falls Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show - Celebrations
Quilts, vendors, raffle quilt, invitationals, hooked rug display, silent auction items, youth display, demonstrations.
Adirondack Sports Complex
326 Upper Sherman Ave.
Queesbury, NY 12804
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Whitesboro - September26–28, 2013 - Mohawk Valley Quilt Club - Biennial Quilt Show
Hundreds of quilts on display; raffle quilt; vendors. Boutique to benefit Hall House - a safe shelter for victims of family violence.
Utica Curling Club
8300 Clark Mills Road
Whitesboro, NY 13492
Thursday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sandy Jones, email@example.com, 315-865-5970
Asheboro - November 8–9, 2013 - Randolph Quilt Guild - Quilt Show XIV
First Baptist Church
133 N. Church Street
Asheboro, NC 27203
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Carole Bulla 336-460-0886
Mooresville - August 16–17, 2013 - Lake Norman Quilters - Sail Into Quilting 2013
200+ professionally judged quilts on display; 15+ vendors; beautiful raffle quilt; Gift Shoppe. Featured artist and special appearances by our guild's own nationally recognized Susan Brubaker Knapp.
Talbert Recreation Center
201 Talbert Pointe Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Admission: $5…husbands admitted for FREE!
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
Blanco - October 11–13, 2013 - Uptown Blanco 3rd Annual Quilt Show - A Sky of Many Colors
Special exhibit, national and internationally renowned quilters quilt show, juried and non-juried, over 200 quilts and wearables on display. Vendors, demonstrations, workshops, door prizes.
Uptown Blanco Art Center
317 Main St. (entrance on 3rd)
Blanco, TX 78606
Friday 12 a.m.–7 p.m.; opening reception and awards 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 12 a.m.–4 p.m.
Humble - April 19–20, 2013 - The Quilted Forest Quilt Show
Please join us for over 300 quilts, a judged competition, Forest Shops Vendors Mall, silent auctions daily of miniature quilts and gift baskets, donation raffle quilt, boutique of fine hand made items, The Tree House Cafe, special exhibits, and a "Fish Pond" with super deals. Plus, a live auction of over 50 quilts and gift items.
Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Parkway
Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.; auction 3 p.m.
Admission: $10, over 65 $7, under 12 free; auction free
La Conner - La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, founded in 1997, is home to Washington State's only quilt museum. Our mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit local, national and international quilts and textiles, provide an educational experience, and preserve the the historic 1891 Gaches Mansion that houses the museum. 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 Quilt 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 Second Street
La Conner, WA 98257
Wednesday–Sunday 11a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday by appointment only
Closed major holidays
Admission: $7 non-members, $5.00 students & military with ID, free for members & children under 12
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