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Paducah, KY 42002-3290

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Patterns & News: News

EVENT LISTING FOR JUNE & JULY 2011

What's happening at The National Quilt Museum

by Susan K. Edwards, Director of Marketing, 270-442-8856 x214

Paducah, Ky., May 19, 2011 – The National Quilt Musem will host the following events in June and July 2011.


JUNE 2011

 

 

Ongoing Through July 12
Celebration (by SAQA, Studio Art Quilt Associates) Exhibit
Studio Art Quilt Associates have assembled an exciting group of quilts in honor of the Museum's 20th birthday. Come celebrate with them!
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

  

 

 

June 3, 2011 – Mid August 2011
Exhibit: Torah Quilt Display - “Sacred Patterns: Quilted Meditations on the 54 Torah Portions” (The First Five Books of the Hebrew Bible) Quilts By Deborah Hagen
This exceptional display explores the depth and wonder of the Torah through the art of quilting. Each of the five quilts tells important stories from the book it represents. Deborah Hagen will hold a one hour lecture at the Museum explaining her work at 2 p.m. both Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org/Torah.html

Saturday, June 4, 2011
Torah Quilt Lecture about her work By Deborah Hagen
2:00 – 3:00 pm
This exceptional display explores the depth and wonder of the Torah through the art of quilting. Each of the five quilts tells important stories from the book it represents. Deborah Hagen will hold a one hour lecture at the Museum explaining her work at 2 p.m. both Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org/Torah.html

Sunday, June 5, 2011
Torah Quilt Lecture about her work By Deborah Hagen
2:00 – 3:00 pm
This exceptional display explores the depth and wonder of the Torah through the art of quilting. Each of the five quilts tells important stories from the book it represents. Deborah Hagen will hold a one hour lecture at the Museum explaining her work at 2 p.m. both Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org/Torah.html

 

Ongoing Through June 5, 2011
New Quilts From an Old Favorite 2011: Orange Peel Exhibit
Today’s quiltmakers were challenged by the National Quilt Museum to create original quilts based on the classic Orange Peel block pattern. This is the exhibit of the finalists and winners of the contest.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

Ongoing Through June 5, 2011
The Color Orange: Antique Quilts from the Pilgrim Roy Collection Exhibit
Cheddar and chrome orange electrified quilts in the 19th and early 20th centuries. See how quiltmakers of the past used these colors in their quilts. Curated by Gerald Roy.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

Mondays June: 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11
Adult Beginner Quilting 5-Week Class – Dogwood Fabric Table Runner Project
5 – 8 pm
Here is your chance to learn to quilt using the beautiful Dogwood Trail Fabric created by MODA in celebration of our 20th Anniversary!
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
$82
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

June 7, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Junior Quilters & Textile Artists Club
The museum hosts our Junior Quilters & Textile Artists Club (JQTA), which meets on the first Tuesday of the month. These young aspiring quilters and textile artists interested in joining this club or wanting more information should contact Becky Glasby, Director of Educational to check availability of space and schedule.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/youth-club.html

 

 

 

June 8 – September 5
Exhibit Opening: The Nature of Design: Quilts by Cynthia Morgan and Velda Newman Exhibit
How do quiltmakers respond to nature? How do they portray nature in their quilts? Two of the top quiltmakers today explore nature through their art.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

 

Saturday, June 11, 2011
2nd Saturday Hands-on Activity – Make a Fabric Fortune Cookie
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Create a fabric fortune cookie that’s a perfect “treat” to share with friends for fun or special occasions. Easy to make and fun to share, theses cookies are filled with fortunes you can write yourself!
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

 

June 21 – 24, 9:30 AM – Noon
Quilt Camp - Beginners:
Ages 5 – 10

Quilt Camp for Kids is held every summer to provide children an outlet for their creativity energy! Campers learn to use a sewing machine, cut fabric and design a project, all while having fun & learning about quilting.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
$40
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/quilt-camp.html

 

June 21 – 24, 2:00 – 4:30 PM
Quilt Camp - Beginners:
Ages 10 – 17

Quilt Camp for Kids is held every summer to provide children an outlet for their creativity energy! Campers learn to use a sewing machine, cut fabric and design a project, all while having fun & learning about quilting.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
$40
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/quilt-camp.html

 

June 27 – June 30, 9:30 AM – Noon
Quilt Camp - In-Between: Ages 10 – 17
(Prerequisite - minimum of 2 years of Quilt Camp)

Quilt Camp for Kids is held every summer to provide children an outlet for their creativity energy! Campers learn to use a sewing machine, cut fabric and design a project, all while having fun & learning about quilting.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
$40
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/quilt-camp.html

 

 

 

June 27 – June 30, 2:00 – 4:30 PM
Quilt Camp - Advanced: Ages 13 – 17
(Prerequisite - minimum of 2 years of Quilt Camp or ability to safely use a rotary cutter)

Quilt Camp for Kids is held every summer to provide children an outlet for their creativity energy! Campers learn to use a sewing machine, cut fabric and design a project, all while having fun & learning about quilting.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
$40
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/quilt-camp.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

JULY 2011

Ongoing Through July 12
Celebration (by SAQA, Studio Art Quilt Associates) Exhibit
Studio Art Quilt Associates have assembled an exciting group of quilts in honor of the Museum's 20th birthday. Come celebrate with them!
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

Ongoing Through September 5
The Nature of Design: Quilts by Cynthia Morgan and Velda Newman Exhibit
How do quiltmakers respond to nature? How do they portray nature in their quilts? Two of the top quiltmakers today explore nature through their art.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

July 5, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Junior Quilters & Textile Artists Club
The museum hosts our Junior Quilters & Textile Artists Club (JQTA), which meets on the first Tuesday of the month. These young aspiring quilters and textile artists interested in joining this club or wanting more information should contact Becky Glasby, Director of Educational to check availability of space and schedule.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
http://www.quiltmuseum.org/youth-club.html

 

 

Saturday, July 9, 2011
2nd Saturday Hands-on Activity – Make a Fabric Pennant Banner
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Choose your favorite colors and create a decoration that will brighten up any room!
The National Quilt Museum

215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 15 – October 4
Exhibit Opening: The Chicago School of Fusing with guest artist Susan Else Exhibit
Fusing as a technique has been refined by Frieda Anderson, Anne Lullie, Emily Parson, Judy Perez, Jane Sassaman, and Laura Wasilowski. This exhibit showcases their vibrant quilts. Joined by the 3-D work of guest artist Susan Else.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
www.quiltmuseum.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Kidz Day in the Arts & Community Day
10:00 – 3:00 pm
Join us for our annual Kidz Day in the Arts on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fun, free activities for adults and children. Plus, it is our “Community Day,” the one day of the year we offer free admission into the museum’s galleries to everyone. Don’t miss your chance to see the most exciting quilt exhibits for free.
The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson Street
Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8856
Free
www.quiltmuseum.org/