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Virginia Quilt Museum opens 2015 season

The Virginia Quilt Museum opens its 2015 exhibit season on Feb. 3 featuring quilts by internationally-known fabric designer Jinny Beyer of Great Falls, Va.

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Men Who Quilt featured at Virginia Quilt Museum

A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Virginia Quilt Museum features Tidewater

Virginia’s Tidewater region — where the Chesapeake Bay, the James River, and the Atlantic Ocean meet — is home to the largest concentration of military bases and facilities in the world.


Virginia Quilt Museum exhibit ending its run

“From Bedroom to Boardroom – Quilts of Southwest Virginia” will be on display through April 26 at the Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg, Va.

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Virginia Quilt Museum appoints curator

The Virginia Quilt Museum announces that Gloria Comstock has been appointed Curator/Registrar. As curator/registrar, Comstock is responsible for the care and record keeping of over 300 objects in the museum’s collection, which focuses on Virginia-made quilts.


Stargazing at the Virginia Quilt Museum

Every exhibit at the Virginia Quilt Museum brings visitors closer to understanding why quilts have been accepted as fine art.


Virginia Quilt Museum names new executive director

The Virginia Quilt Museum announced this week that Meegan Carr has been selected as its new executive director.

Quilts of Hazel Carter on display

The Virginia Quilt Museum will exhibit quilts made and collected by Hazel Carter of Vienna, Va., from May 22 to Aug. 18. This is the first exhibit to feature her quilts even though her name is familiar to quilters across the country. She is recognized as a quilt historian and appraiser, a founding member and […]

Historic and contemporary fiber art open season at the Virginia Quilt Museum

The Virginia Quilt Museum will open the new exhibit season on Feb. 1, with “Shenandoah Valley Counterpanes” and “Art Under A Microscope.” These new exhibits will be open until May 12. In addition, rare Civil War quilts made in the Valley, 20th century quilts and sewing machines from the Museum’s collection will be featured in […]

Civil War exhibit at Quilt Museum

The Virginia Quilt Museum will feature an exhibit of quilts from the 1860s to honor the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The wives, mothers and daughters who watched their men leave to fight stayed at home to carry on daily life. In addition, they sewed for the army, cared for the wounded and protected […]

Guild quilts exhibited at Virginia Quilt Museum

In the fast moving world of the Internet and social media, quilters are gathering in bees and guilds as they did more than two hundred years ago to stitch, chat, be inspired by one another’s work. Oh, they also gather on the Internet, sharing information in blogs and social websites. “Unity in Diversity – A […]