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Great Britain

American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD

Website:  http://www.americanmuseum.org/

Exhibits:  Antique quilts are displayed on a rotating basis in period rooms throughout the museum.

 

York Quilt Museum and Gallery, St. Anthony’s Hall, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PW

Website:  http://www.quiltmuseum.org.uk/

Exhibits:

May 17 – Aug. 31, 2013:  The Blossoming of Patchwork, showcasing historic quilts

May 17 – Aug. 31, 2013:  “Dialogue” by Fibre Art Wales, contemporary quilts

Sept. 6 – Nov. 30, 2013:  “A Sensitive Art” by the British Tapestry Group, contemporary woven tapestries

 

South Korea

Chojun Textile & Quilt Art Museum, Seoul-si Jung-gu Namsandong1-ga 1-20, Seoul, Korea

Website:  http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=1215623

Exhibits:  Rotating exhibits of traditional Korean patchwork and textile crafts, along with traveling exhibitions of foreign quilts.  I’ve been unable to find a website directly for the museum itself, but this Korea tourism site has contact information.

 

United States

California

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, 520 First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Website:  http://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

May 8 – July 21, 2013:  Milestones:  Textiles of Transition, historic and contemporary textiles

May 8 – July 21, 2013:  Threads of Love:  Baby Carriers from China’s Minority Nationalities

 

Visions Art Museum:  Contemporary Art + Textiles, 2825 Dewey Road, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92106

Website:  http://www.quiltvisions.org/

Exhibits:

June 7 – Aug. 25, 2013:  Second Time Around:  Fashion Recycled

June 7 – Aug. 25, 2013:  Supporting Roles:  Photographs & fiber from Ann Scott

 

Colorado

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Website:  http://www.denverartmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

May 19 – Sept. 22, 2013:  Spun:  Adventures in Textiles

 

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 1213 Washington Ave., Golden, CO 80401

Website:  https://rmqm.org/zz/

Exhibits:

April 28 – July 27, 2013:  Machine Artistry Old and New, Sue Nickels & Pat Holly

April 28 – July 27, 2013:  Antique Sewing Machines from the collection of Anne Poindexter

July 28 – Oct. 26, 2013:  Material Witnesses:  New Work by the Manhattan Quilters Guild

Oct. 27 – Jan. 25, 2014:  Color Journey:  An Exhibition by NQA Judges

Oct. 27 – Jan. 24, 2013:  Colorado Treasures

 

Georgia

Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum, 306 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA  30117

Website:  http://southeasternquiltmuseum.com/index.html

Exhibits:

June 1 – Aug. 31:  Works by JoAnn Camp, Art Quilter, Textile Artist, Quiltmaker

 

Indiana

Quilters Hall of Fame, 926 S. Washington St., Marion, IN  46953

Website:  http://www.quiltershalloffame.net/

Exhibits:

April 4 – July 20, 2013:  Star Study:  Quilts from the 2010 Star Study Challenge

 

Iowa

Kalona Quilt & Textile Museum,  715 D Avenue, Kalona, IA 52247

Website:  http://www.kalonaiowa.org/KQTM.htm

The Kalona Quilt & Textile Museum is part of the Kalona Historical Village.  It doesn’t appear to have a separate website or a listing of current and upcoming exhibits.

 

Kentucky

National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson, Paducah, KY  42001

Website: http://www.quiltmuseum.org/

Exhibits:                              

Mar. 14 – June 11, 2013:  New Quilts from an Old Favorite:  Jacob’s Ladder

Apr. 5 – July 9, 2013:  Alexandra & Loeb, Contemporary Quilts

June 14 – Sept. 9, 2013:  11th Quilt Japan, highlights of the competition

July 12 – Oct. 8, 2013:  From the Pieces of a Nation:  Civil War Period Quilts

Sept. 12 – Dec. 3, 2013:  Studio Art Quilt Assoc. Seasonal Palette

Oct. 11 – Jan. 14, 2013:  Two Approaches:  Now & the Future of Quilting

Dec. 6 – Mar. 11, 2014:  Thirty Quilts for Thirty Years:  Caryl Bryer Fallert

 

Massachusetts

New England Quilt Museum, 18 Shattuck Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Website:  http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

Apr. 18 – July 7, 2013:  SILK!  Luxurious Antique & Contemporary Art Quilts

July 11 – Oct. 14, 2013:  A SLICE OF CHEDDAR, Antique Pennsylvania Quilts

Oct. 17 – Dec. 28, 2013:  ROOTS OF MODERN QUILTING:  Everything Old is New Again

 

Nebraska

International Quilt Study Center& Museum, 1523 N. 33rd Street, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583

Website:  http://www.quiltstudy.org/about_us/#

Exhibits:

Sept. 7, 2012 – June 2, 2013:  Indigo Gives America the Blues

Mar. 1 – Dec. 1, 2013:  Posing with Patchwork:  Quilts in Photographs, 1855 – 1955

Dec. 7, 2012 – Sept. 1, 2013:  Perfecting the Past:  Colonial Revival Quilts

Feb. 12 – July 7, 2013:  Post-9/11 Memorial Quilts by Don Beld

Mar. 12 – Aug. 18, 2013:  Civil War U.S. Sanitary Commission Quilt Reproductions by Don Beld

 

New Mexico

New Mexico State Capitol Rotunda, 411 State Capitol, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Website:  http://nmcapitolart.org/

Exhibits:

Apr. 12 – Aug. 16, 2013:  New Mexico Art Quilts, Studio Art Quilters Assn.

 

New York

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Website:  http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

Mar. 15 – Sept. 15, 2013:  Work by Hand:  Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts

 

Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street, Route 22, Katonah, NY 10536

Website:  http://www.katonahmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

Feb. 24 – June 16, 2013:  Beyond the Bed:  The American Quilt Evolution

Oregon

Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, 2105 Wilson River Loop Road, Tillamook, OR  97141

Website:  http://www.latimerquiltandtextile.com/

Exhibits: 

May 6 – June 30, 2013:  Drawn to Fabric:  The Work of Lura Swartz Smith

 

Pennsylvania

The Quilt Museum at the Old Country Store, 3510 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534

Website:  http://www.ocsquiltmuseum.com/index.php

Exhibits:

2013:  Kansas Troubles:  Traditional Quilts with a Twist

2013:  Morton Masterpiece Contest Winners

2013:  A Showcase of Quilts:  Dazzling Contemporary Creations

 

Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum, 37 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA   17603

Website:  http://quiltandtextilemuseum.com/qt/

Note: The Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum is closed in 2013, except by advance reservation only for tour groups over 15 members and for special events.

 

Texas

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

Website: http://www.texasquiltmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

Apr. 4 – June 30, 2013:  Flower Power, quilts celebrating nature

Apr. 4 – June 30, 2013:  The Stitch makes the Quilt, works by Hazel Canny

 

Vermont

Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT 05482

Website:  http://shelburnemuseum.org/

Exhibits:

May 12 – Oct. 31, 2013:  Larger Than Life:  Quilts by Velda Newman

 

Virginia

Virginia Quilt Museum, 301 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Website: http://www.vaquiltmuseum.org/

Exhibits:

May 21 – Aug. 24, 2013:  Hexed, the work of Cheryl See

May 21 – Aug. 24, 2013:  Vintage Revisited, a block challenge and pieces from the permanent collection

 

Abby Aldridge Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, 326 W. Francis St., Williamsburg, VA 23185

Website:  http://www.history.org/history/museums/abby_art.cfm

Exhibits:

Until May 11, 2014           Quilts in the Baltimore Manner

 

Washington

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 703 Second Street, La Conner, WA 98757

Website:  http://www.laconnerquilts.com/

Exhibits:

Mar. 27 – June 23, 2013:  At Home in High Places – Karin Franzen

Mar. 27 – June 23, 2013:  Local Color Quilts

Mar. 27 – June 23, 2013:  Historical Quilts from the Latimer Museum

June 26 – Oct. 6, 2013:  From Nature’s Studio – Regina Benson

June 26 – Oct. 6, 2013:  Kaleidoscope:  Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard

 

White Bluffs Quilt Museum, 294 Torbett Street, Richland, WA  99354 

Website:  http://www.whitebluffscenter.org/Pages/default.aspx

Exhibits: 

Current:  Drop Spindles and Unique Rovings

 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts,  N50 W5050 Portland Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012

Website:  http://www.wiquiltmuseum.com

Exhibits:

Apr. 10 – July 14, 2013:  Legacies, Legends & Lace

July 17 – Oct. 13, 2013:  First Fiber Arts Biennial:  Wisconsin State of the Art

Oct. 16 – Oct. 20, 2013:  WMQFA Quilt Showcase, treasures from the collection

Oct. 23, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014:  Japanese Influences in Fiber Arts

Oct. 14, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015:  Sheared Delights, vintage and contemporary wool quilts

 

Quilting Museums are located across the US and around the world.  This list will continue to be updated as we discover new ones. If you know of any Museums, Museum websites, or  Museum events to add, please send us an update through the Contact  page or email us directly at Info@Quiltcentric.com. Thanks for your help to keep this fresh !