Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Quilt Shows: Antique Quilts Spring/Summer 2015

Pack a lunch and get on the road to see some
shows featuring antique quilts spring and summer, 2015.

California, San Diego
The Mingei Museum will display changing selections from the Pat L. Nickols collection throughout 2015 in its Theater Gallery.

Kiracofe Collection

Colorado, Golden
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. It's What We Do: 25 Years of Collecting. July 30 through October 27, 2015.

Indiana, Indianapolis
19 Stars: Quilts of Indiana's Past and Present. Celebrating the bicentennial of Indiana's statehood (the 19th state) with an exhibit of 19 vintage and 19 contemporary star quilts. June 13-October 4, 2015

Kentucky, Paducah

A Tradition of Variations from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection, traditional quilts with unique style.
May 22 - August 17

Nebraska, Lincoln
International Quilt Study Center & Museum/Quilt House.
  • Signature Cloths.
  • Reflections of the Exotic East in American Quilts.
  • Covering the War: American Quilts in Times of Conflict.


Log Cabin from IQSC collection
Texas, LaGrange
Texas Quilt Museum. Antique Log Cabin Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center plus Vintage Apps: Block Quilts and Appliqué.
  • Antique Four-Poster Quilts July 2-September 27, 2015.

Virginia, Harrisonburg
Virginia Quilt Museum.
Civil War Quilts: Antebellum to Reunion. July 14 to October 3, 2015
New Quilts From an Old Favorite: Carolina Lily
Botanicals of the Valley
20 Quilts for 20 Years
Seminar, July 24-25, 2015. Civil War Quilts: What the Women Left Behind. Featured Speaker Lynne Zacek Bassett, "Herstory in Civil War Quilts."

Quilt by Amelia Haskell Lauck
DAR Museum

Washington D.C.
D.A.R. Museum. Eye on Elegance: Early Quilts of Maryland and Virginia. Through September 5, 2015.
Curator of Costume and Textiles Alden O’Brien looks at quilts from Maryland and Virginia in an exhibit of 36 quilts with a focus on quilts from 1790 to 1860, design migrations and the many hands who made the quilts.

Wisconsin, Cedarburg
Wisconsin Quilt Museum. In Stitches: Embroidery Needle Arts. Exhibit includes crazy quilts, punchneedle, redwork, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch artwork. April 15 – July 12, 2015


  1. Thanks for letting us know about these exhibits. My niece is getting married in July in Green Bay. I have been to the Quilt Museum in Cedarburg several times and would not want to miss that show!

    Take care,
    Susan in Texas

  2. Susan. Check the museum's site to see any updates on show dates. Have fun.

  3. Wow,hard to choose only one fav.