Saturday, March 17, 2018

Antique Quilt Exhibits: Spring & Summer 2018

Road Trip!
Quilt Shows featuring antique quilts.

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.

Indiana, Marion.
Quilters Hall of Fame. Enrolled Upon the Bed: 200 years of American Name-inscribed Quilts from the collection of Xenia Cord. July 31 - October 6, 2018.
It's an Honor to Honor the Honorees! Exhibit showcasing living honorees. Through July 28.

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
National Quilt Museum. New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Bow Tie. March 16 – June 12, 2018

Massachusetts, Sturbridge
Old Sturbridge Village. Early New England Quilts: Repurposed, Refashioned, and Recycled. Highlighting some of the ingenious ways women reused, re-purposed, and refashioned materials into quilts. Through February, 2019.

Nebraska, Lincoln
International Quilt Study Center & Museum/Quilt House.

War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics. May 25 -September 16, 2018
June 1: Curator Annette Gero will lecture at 5:30.

Color and Contour: Provencal Quilts and Domestic Objects from Kathryn Berenson's Collection.
June 15, 2018 to October 28, 2018

New Jersey, Morristown
Morris Museum. Stitch by Stitch: Quilts and Coverlets from the Permanent Collection. "Get cozy with the Morris Museum’s expansive collection of quilts and coverlets, many exhibited for the first time." August 30 through December 9, 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.

Pennsylvania, Pennsburg
Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center. Perkiomen Valley Quilts, a show of antiques from the collection and contemporary versions of the split nine patch. June 1 – November 16, 2018.

Texas, LaGrange
Texas Quilt Museum. 19th Century Quilts from the Collection of International Quilt Festival. Through June 24, 2018.
Comfort and Glory Two Centuries of American Quilts from the Briscoe Center June 28-September 30, 2018.

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.

Virginia, Harrisonburg
Virginia Quilt Museum. Treasures From the Vault: New Acquisitions. Through September 8, 2018.

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 June 24, 2018.


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.

Faunacoco said...

Tremendous. Thank you for this.

Karen said...

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

Laura Lane said...

Sharon Waddell's "Stars, Stars Stars" was at Vermont Quilt Festival in 2017. This year the antique quilt exhibit is from the collection of Pat and Arlan Christ: "The Realm of 19th Century Applique"