Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Antique Quilt Exhibits: Spring & Summer 2019

Antique Quilt Exhibits: Spring & Summer 2019
Here's a list through the end of summer 2019.

Arkansas, Little Rock
The Old State House Museum. A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans. Years ago the late Cuesta Benberry curated this exhibit of quilts from the collection, now rehung, up through Fall, 2019.

Colorado, Golden
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Henry Hite's Hawaiian Quilts dating from 1890 to 1992. 
April 22 - July 20, 2019
Connecticut, Brimfield
Antique Market Week. May 14 -19.

Sarasota, Florida
Ringling Museum of Art, The Fabric of India, traveling exhibit of 140 pieces from London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
July 7 - October 13, 2019

Indiana, Bloomington
Wylie House Museum. Annual antique exhibit curated by Mary Figueroa.
March 7– May 31, 2019

Iowa, Winterset
Iowa Quilt Museum.The 2nd annual Airing of the Quilts with quilts all over town. April, 27, 2019.
Stitched Through Time: A History of Quilting
July 9th – September 29th, 2019

Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland Historical Society. In conjunction with the exhibit Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi Dietrich the museum will show some of its many Baltimore style quilts. Through 2019.

Massachusetts, Lowell
In Praise of Silk: The World's Favorite Fabric in ​Quilts and Clothing: Through August 4, 2019

Missouri, Kansas City
World War I Museum, Color of Memory: Fabric Art of WWI. Through September 2, 2019

Nebraska, Lincoln
International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Old World Quilts. The earliest quilts in the collection.
June 21 - November 30, 2019

North Carolina, Raleigh
North Carolina Museum of History, QuiltSpeak: Uncovering Women’s Voices Through Quilts
Through March 1, 2020

Catalog available for $20 at the museum's shop:

Curator Diana Bell-Kite's gallery tour, May 18th, 2-3.

Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown
Winters Heritage House Museum. 28th Annual Quilt Exhibit. May 1-31, 2019.

Pennsylvania, Lewisburg
Packwood House Museum, another of their periodic shows of Pennsylvania quilts.
June 1 - October 5, 2019

South Carolina, Charleston
AQS Exhibition. The antique quilt show: From Hands Alone: Selected Quilts from the Collection of Chris Moline. September 15-27, 2019.

Tennessee, Nashville
Tennessee State Museum. Between the Layers: Art and Story in Tennessee Quilts.Quilts from the collection. Through May 27, 2019.

Texas, LaGrange

Texas Quilt Museum. Southern Charm, 25 quilts from various collections, curated by Mary W. Kerr. Through June 23, 2019. 
Kerr will give a free lecture on May 18 at 3 pm about how the south’s quilting traditions developed among the African-American, Scots-Irish, and German communities. 

Vermont, Bennington
The Bennington Museum displays its famous Jane Stickle quilt annually---this year from August 31-October 14, 2019.

Vermont, Essex
Vermont Quilt Festival. The antique exhibit this year: Quilted Treasures of New York, curated by Sharon Waddell.
June 26 - 29 2019

Vermont: Shelburne
Shelburne Museum: Ink + Icons: Album Quilts from the Permanent Collection. Nine quilts from the collection.

Virginia, Harrisonburg
Virginia Quilt Museum, Treasures From the Vault: Virginia Stars. Through July 13, 2019
Treasures From the Vault: Mutual West Virginia &Virginia Quilts. July 23– December 14, 2019

Washington D.C.
DAR Museum. A Piece of Her Mind: Culture and Technology in American Quilts
Through December 31, 2019
November 15, 2019. “Culture and Technology in American Quilts: A Symposium.”

Washington, La Conner
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, Hartsfield Family Collection. Quilts from several generations of an African-American family.


Barbara said...

Here's another one: https://www.mdhs.org/museum/exhibitions/upcoming/hometown-girl-contemporary-quilts-mimi-dietrich

Barbara Brackman said...

Thanks. I added it.

Susan said...

A lovely plethora of quilt venues! Thanks so much for posting it. I was at the Capitol Building in Nashville for an event today, and saw a poster in the building which said the Nashville show, Between the Layers, is through July 7.

QuiltGranma said...

Some you missed:

March 29-30, 2019, Kennewick, WA at the Convention Center quilt show

April 26-27. 2019, Pendleton, Oregon at Roundup Convention Center, quilt show

April 26-27, 2019, Everett WA, quilt show downtown, don't have more particulars.

Shawlin said...

I am new to the world of sewing and textile. I find this story inspiring <3

Shaaron said...

Thank you for this listing. I am travelling from Australia in September and hoped to come across a quilt exhibition somewhere but this makes it very easy to find exhibitions I can access.