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.

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.

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.

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

Connecticut, Hartford
Connecticut Historical Society, Connecticut Quilts, curated by Lynn Z. Bassett.
Through May 16, 2020. Tours of the exhibit every Saturday.

Georgia, Carrollton
Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum. Antique Quilts from the Collection of Marti Michell
Through January 25, 2020

Louisiana, New Orleans
New Orleans Museum of Art: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend. Five new purchases. Through March 8th, 2020.

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.

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:

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:

  1. 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!