Grab your coats and get ready to travel.
Here's a list of exhibits featuring antique quilts
through Spring, 2014.
GAR Feathered Star, Illinois
This quilt was shown in the Springfield venue last year
Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois
This show of quilts and other objects from the collection of the ISM, originating in Chicago and in Springfield last year, will open in Lockport May 6, 2014.
The Garden by Josephine Hunter Craig, Emporia, Kansas
Collection of the Kansas State Historical SocietyKansas, Topeka
Kansas Museum of History. Speaking of Quilts: Voices from the Collections and the Community.
Through August 31, 2014
From The Pilgrim/Roy Collection
Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection.
Through July 27, 2014.60 quilts chosen for color and graphics by Gerry Roy and the late Paul Pilgrim.
New England Quilt Museum:
Roots of Modern Quilting: A Fresh Look at Old Quilts. Through December 28, 2013.
Charmed: Every Piece Is Different. April 17-July 6, 2014
Whole-cloth quilt pattern
by Linda Baumgarten
International Quilt Study Center and Quilt Museum:
Design Dynamics of Log Cabins, quilts from the Holstein collection.
The Whole Story: Quilting Patterns. Guest Curator: Linda Baumgarten, Curator of Textiles and Costumes at Colonial Williamsburg with Carolyn Ducey. Through June 1, 2014.
Expanding the Collection: Recent Acquisitions
Made for “AK” in Pennsylvania the textile
illustrates the life of a Zouave soldier.
Collection of Kelly Kinzle.
The New-York Historical Society. Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War.Curated by Madelyn Shaw and Lynn Z. Bassett and organized by the American Textile History Museum, this 2013 show is up through August 24, 2014. Catalog available.
Edward Thorp Gallery “American Quilts and Coverlets from the 19th through Mid 20th Century,” curated by Laura Fisher through June 7, 2014.
Heritage Village Museum. Antique Quilt Exhibit, 19 quilts from the collection.
Through July 27, 2014.
Latimer Quilt & Textile Center. Bill Volckening's Collection: Quilts made between 1780 and 1850.
March 3-May 4, 2014.
Virginia, Mt. Crawford
Textiles in 18th & 19th c. Virginia. June 14, 2014.
One-day seminar at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Gallery. 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM ET. Speakers: Mary Holton Robare, Kim Ivey, Kathleen Staples, Jeffrey S. Evans.
Colonial Williamsburg. Foster and Muriel McCarl Gallery. Quilts in the Baltimore Manner.
A dozen quilts 1845 to 1855. Curated by Linda Baumgarten and Kim Ivey.
Through May 11, 2014.
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Threads of Feeling: Poignant Stories.
Exhibit from London's Foundling Hospital features scraps of mid-18th century fabrics left as tokens with abandoned babies. Though not a quilt exhibit, the fabrics and the stories are fascinating. Through May 26, 2014.
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, A Collection of Quilts (from the society's collection.)
Through Oct 31, 2014.
Also June 13-15, 2014, Quaker Quilts - Special 3-Day Exhibit.