Recent News

Recent News
Recent News
July 31, 2020

The International Quilt Museum will reopen its doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays beginning Aug. 4.

As with the rest of campus, visitors are asked to wear face masks and observe physical distancing. The museum has additional safety precautions in...

June 23, 2020

Join us for the virtual opening of the International Quilt Museum's newest exhibition, "For the Love of Gaia" on June 26. You will hear from the guest curator and featured artists and receive a digital look at the exhibition.

Register at...

June 19, 2020

“Judith Trager: Refugee Series” is presented by the International Quilt Museum in recognition of World Refugee Day, a project of the UNHCR. The annual event on June 20 brings awareness to the global crisis of displaced persons.

In 2016, Judith Trager was following the news of...

May 1, 2020

Arising in the last quarter of the Nineteenth Century, the high-style crazy quilt trend incorporated motifs from Japanese art and decor, English embroidery, and fairyland, among others. Like many textiles, however, the legacy of the crazy quilt is complicated. Women were urged by magazines to...

April 29, 2020

The International Quilt Museum is joining forces with five fiber organizations to present “Textile Talks,” a virtual lecture series for audiences to enjoy from home.

Beginning April 29, “Textile Talks” will feature weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International...

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"The Importance of Being Ernest" by Jonathan Gregory (2014)
"Intertwined Threads and Costume" by Lynne Bassett (2013)
"A Whole New Light: The Significance of 20th Century Kits" by Xenia Cord (2013)
"Domesticating Quilts: Furnishings, Formalism and Folk Art” by Linda Eaton (2013)
"A Look at Old Photographs" by Joan Severa (2013)
"Jean Ray Laury: Threads of Feminism" by Nancy Bavor (2012)
"Mischief Stitched in White Thread" by Kathryn Berenson (2011)
"Early American White Bedcovers" by Laurel Horton (2011)
"The Engineer Who Could" by Jonathan Gregory (2011)
"From Global Trade to Domestic Arts" by Beverly Lemire (2011)
"Elegant Geometry: American & British Mosaic Patchwork" by Bridget Long (2011)
"Reflecting in Quilt Making Over Two Decades" by Lynn Setterington (2010)
"Ralli Quilts" by Patricia Stoddard (2010)
"Childhood Treasures: Quilts Made By and For Children" by Merikay Waldvogel (2010)
"Meet the Makers" by Patricia Crews (2009)
"Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West" by Rosemary Crill (2009)
"An Aesthetic Life: The Story of Quiltmaker Rose Kretsinger" by Jonathan Gregory (2009)
"Like Gulliver's Clothes: Early British Patchwork" by Bridget Long (2009)
"Quilts: Reflections of Trade, Technology and Tradition" by Patricia Crews (2008)
"Contemporary Quiltmaking" by Nancy Crow (2008)
"Modern, Yet Anti-Modern" by Marin Hanson (2008)
"Quilts in Common" by Jonathan Holstein (2008)
"Visual Systems: The Quilter's Eye" by David Hornung (2008)
"Teaching from the IQSC" by Michael James (2008)
"Disseminating Traditional Design in a Modern World" by Janneken Smucker (2008)
"Incubating the Innovative Quilt" by Michael James (2007)
"The Ingenious and the Spiritual: How and Why We Make Things" by Stuart Kestenbaum (2007)
"Piecing and Quilting" by Susan Marks (2007)
"Reflections of a Traveling Quiltmaker/Teacher" by Paulette Peters (2007)
"Recycling & Resourcefulness" by Merikay Waldvogel (2007)
"Nebraska Quiltmakers" by Patricia Crews (2006)
"Childhood Treasures" by Mary Ghormley (2006)
"Colonial Revival Influence on Quilt Design" by Virginia Gunn (2006)
"The Underground Railroad Quilt Controversy: Looking for the 'Truth'" by Laurel Horton (2006)
"Snail Trails, Broken Dishes and a Streak of Lightning" by Mary Anne Jordan (2006)
"Our Mothers' Knees" by Jean Ray Laury (2006)
"From Fibers to Fieldwork" by Nao Nomura (2006)
"Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts" by Melissa Slaton (2006)