Events Calendar

We offer programs and activities for all ages to educate and entertain our audiences on quiltmaking traditions around the world.

Saturday, February 1, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Children are invited to join Instructor Sheila Greeen as we explore 1950s quilts from the Claire Vlasin Collection and the Mary Campbell Ghormley Doll Exhibit. The featured doll will be Maryellen, a 9 year old from the 1950s. We'll learn about life in American in the '50s and the fun fads: rock and roll, 45 records, the soda fountain, hula...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Make a fabric Valentine for someone special—or yourself—during First Friday at the International Quilt Museum. Stop by between 4:30-6:30 p.m. to make a Valentine in the style of Scherenschnitte—a style of folding fabric and cutting designs like you would a snowflake. This is an all ages activity and will take about 15-20 minutes to complete. We are pleased to offer...
Friday, February 14, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Friday, March 6, 2020
Join us for "Striding Lines: An Evening with Rumi O'Brien and Bobbie Malone" as part of First Friday on March 6 from 4-7 p.m. at the International Quilt Museum. Artist Rumi O'Brien will give a presentation with Bobbie Malone, the author of "Striding Lines: The Unique Story Quilts of Rumi O'Brien" at 5:30 p.m. They will speak about O'Brien's quilts,...
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
"Artful Log Cabins" with Instructor Katie Pasquini Masopust. The log cabin block is so very versatile, we will use that as the basis for creating linear abstract art quilts. Start with a painting or photograph, crop that to a strong personal composition, overlay a grid, this can be an even grid, an uneven grid, curved or random grid, this linear...
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Save the date for National Quilting Day at the International Quilt Museum on Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Stay tuned for more details about this free community event.
Friday, April 3, 2020
Come to First Friday at the International Quilt Museum on April 3, 2020 from 4-7 p.m. as we celebrate "Old World Quilts" with visual artist Annalee Levin. Enjoy free admission to the galleries and Levin's lecture "The Embellished World: A History Through the Lens of Hand Embroidery" at 5:30 p.m. About the Lecture Humans have engaged in the art of...
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Join artist Annalee Levin for an embroidery workshop on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the International Quilt Museum. In this class you will learn all of the basic skills needed to create a hand embroidery. Learn how to transfer the design onto fabric, how to start and stop the threads, and why and how to use...

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