QUILTS & FABRIC: PAST & PRESENT


Monday, October 14, 2019

Antique Quilt Shows Fall 2019 & Winter 2020


Embroidered & dyed roadster needlework

Hop in the roadster and head for a quilt show featuring antique quilts.
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Buzz Saw, Docella Wilson, Bradley Arkansas

Arkansas, Little Rock
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.
http://www.oldstatehouse.com/rotating-exhibits/a-piece-of-my-soul

California, Los Angeles

Craft in America Center. Quilts: Highlights From the Episode coordinates with the PBS TV series Craft In America: Quilts, premiering on PBS December 27th. Show: January 11-March 21, 2020.
https://www.artfixdaily.com/artwire/release/4261-deep-dive-into-quilts-with-craft-in-americas-new-pbs-episode-and-

Colorado, Golden
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. In The British Style: English Paper Pieced Quilts and Antique Paper Pieced Quilts from the RMQM Collection. October 21 - January 18, 2020
http://rmqm.org


Connecticut, Hartford
Connecticut Historical Society, Connecticut Quilts, curated by Lynn Z. Bassett.
Through May 16, 2020. Tours of the exhibit every Saturday.
https://chs.org/exhibition/coming-soon-connecticut-quilts/




Georgia, Carrollton
Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum. Antique Quilts from the Collection of Marti Michell
Through January 25, 2020
https://www.southeasternquiltandtextilemuseum.org/



Louisiana, New Orleans
New Orleans Museum of Art: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend. Five new purchases. Through March 8th, 2020.
https://noma.org/exhibitions/the-quilts-of-gees-bend/#about




Nebraska, Lincoln
International Quilt Study Center & Museum



Old World Quilts. The earliest quilts in the collection, curated by Carolyn Ducey. Through July 12, 2020.

New Views: Shape Shifters. Recent acquisitions. Through March 29, 2020.
Quilts from the Claire Vlasin Collection. Through February 23, 2020.
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North Carolina, Raleigh
North Carolina Museum of History, QuiltSpeak: Uncovering Women’s Voices Through Quilts
Through March 1, 2020
https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/exhibits/quiltspeak
Catalog available for $20 at the museum's shop:


South Carolina, Columbia
McKissick Museum, Piece by Piece: Quilts from the Permanent Collection. Three rotations illustrating the evolution of this textile tradition.
Through July 18, 2020.




Washington, Spokane
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Memory and Meaning: Textiles from the Permanent Collection, featuring an embroidered 17th-century Bengali quilt.  
Through January 12, 2020

1 comment:

Susan said...

What a wonderful listing! I wish I could see all of them, and I'm sure everyone else does, too. There are some close enough I think I can get there, and it's great to know about them. Thank you!