QUILTS & FABRIC: PAST & PRESENT


Saturday, March 17, 2018

Antique Quilt Exhibits: Spring & Summer 2018

Road Trip!
Quilt Shows featuring antique quilts.


California, Folsom
Folsom Historical Society. The Art of Piecemaking, Quilts from Carole Gebel's collection.
Through April 22, 2018.
https://www.folsomhistoricalsociety.org/events


California, Pasadena
Huntington Library. Becoming America: Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection. The Fieldings' new wing exhibits objects from their folk-arts collection including several quilts. Through October, 2019.
http://huntington.org/Webassets/Templates/exhibitionslist.aspx?exhibition=current

Baltimore Basket
Joan Duncan/Lori Stubbs
Florida, Trenton
Florida Quilt Museum: AQSG's 19th-Century Basket Study. Through May 31, 2018.
https://floridaquiltmuseum.com/

Indiana, Marion.
Quilters Hall of Fame. Arnold Savage: My Family's Life in Textiles. One family, five generations, ten quilters, and twenty quilts.Through May 12, 2018.
Enrolled Upon the Bed: 200 years of American Name-inscribed Quilts from the collection of Xenia Cord. July 31 - October 6 2018.
https://quiltershalloffame.net/exhibitions/





Kansas, Montezuma
Stauth Memorial Museum. To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditons,
July 7 - September 30, 2018 



Kentucky, Bowling Green
Western Kentucky University Museum. Kaleidoscope. Thirty quilts from the collection including a new acquisition, the cover quilt for the Kentucky project book. Through December, 2018.

Kentucky, Paducah
Quilt Week in Paducah's 2018 Rotary Show is Southern Splendor curated by Mary Kerr. April 17-21, 2018.
National Quilt Museum. New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Bow Tie. March 16 – June 12, 2018
https://quiltmuseum.org/visit/

Massachusetts, Worcester
Worcester Historical Museum, Tour of the quilt collection with Curator Holly Izard and Lynne Z. Bassett Saturday, April 21, 2018
http://www.worcesterhistory.org/

Nebraska, Lincoln
International Quilt Study Center & Museum/Quilt House.
Made by Hand: American Quilts in the Industrial Age II. Quilts prior to 1870 from the collection.
Through April 29, 2018

Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection. Through May 13, 2018.
http://www.quiltstudy.org/exhibitions/

War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics. May 25 -September 16, 2018


Ohio, Columbus
Columbus Museum of Art. Botanical Wonders: Flower Figure Quilts 1850-1950 From The Donna And Rodney Wasserstrom Collection. Showcasing a recent donation. Through July 1, 2018.
https://www.columbusmuseum.org/art/botanical-wonders/

Pennsylvania, Pennsburg
Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center. Penn Dry Goods Market includes Textile History Lectures and Classes  May 18-19, 2018
http://schwenkfelder.com/Penn-Market/index.htm



South, Carolina, Charleston
Charleston Museum. Piece by Piece: Geometric Quilts, featuring pieced quilts from their estimable collection. Through May 31, 2018.
https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/exhibits/current/30/piece-by-piece


Texas, LaGrange
Texas Quilt Museum. 19th Century Quilts from the Collection of International Quilt Festival. Through June 24, 2018.
http://www.texasquiltmuseum.org/


United Kingdom, Bath England
American Museum. The Quilters Guild tells us their 1718 Coverlet will be shown from April 10-29, 2018.
http://www.quiltersguild.org.uk/news/view/an-opportunity-to-see-the-1718-coverlet-at-foq-and-bath

Vermont, Essex
Vermont Quilt Festival. This year's show of 50 antique quilts is Stars, Stars, Stars! curated by Sharon Waddell. June 22-24, 2018

Vermont, Marshfield
Marshfield School of Weaving. The Textile History Forum July 27-29, 2018.
http://thistlehillweavers.com/


Virginia, Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

Printed Fashions: Textiles for Clothing and the Home, 1700-1820 includes a few quilts (one with a John Hewson panel) and a lot of early fabric. Through 2018. 

 A Century of African-American Quilts features twelve quilts from the collection dating from 1875. Through May, 2018.
https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/do/art-museums/rockefeller-museum/century-of-quilts/


4 comments:

Janet White said...

Ohio - The Botanical Wonders exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art was extended to July 1, 2018.

Barbara Brackman said...

thanks jANET. will fix.

Laura Geiger, PsyD said...

Tremendous. Thank you for this.

Karen said...

What a delicious list of quilt shows! I wish Maine was closer to Iowa :)