Take a sneak peek at the DAR Museum's upcoming exhibit, Sewn in America: Making - Meaning - Memory, which "will examine dressmaking innovations from 1770 to the 1920s."
From the DAR Museum: "Our costume curator and some of her colleagues are going to try some 19th century dressmaking methods in preparation for next year’s exhibition, “Sewn in America: Making, Meaning, Memory,” which will look (among other things) at the evolution of home dressmaking."
For this week's Textile Talk, "The Surface Design Association is proud to present Safekeeping, the 2023 SDA Member Show. This exhibition explores ideas around safeguarding both body and land, for seeking refuge through ritual and narrative, and for defending precarious boundaries and issues." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 2 PM EDT.
With more than 30 quilts on display, this is Ricky's largest solo exhibition to date. In the Timestamps exhibit, you’ll visually experience Ricky’s self-expression through quilts designed over his 30-year (and counting) career. Included are his first quilt, Simple Gifts, which was selected as the 101st Best Quilt of the Twentieth Century, Sampler with Rings (a contemporary version of an antique sampler), his multi-award-winning Bohemian Rhapsody, and his newest quilt, premiering at the Iowa Quilt Museum, Sunshine on a Cloudy Day - a tribute to the people of Ukraine. The exhibit is on display at the Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Iowa from March 14, 2023 through June 18, 2023.
The Quilt National '21 Exhibition is now on display at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose, California. Learn more about this exhibition, which features quilts made within the last two years by artists "who take technology and techniques for fiber art above and beyond the ordinary."
Discussing artwork featured in the Schweinfurth Art Center's exhibition, this week's Textile Talks gathers Excellence in Fibers artists, Adrienne Sloane, Tony Williams, and Gray Caskey for a conversation that provides "a snapshot of the current landscape of American culture." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
Take a step back in time in this week's Textile Talk and get a look at the International Quilt Museum's An Evolving Vision: From the Studio. "The exhibition, developed as a part of the IQM’s 25th anniversary celebration, highlights the Robert and Ardis James Collection’s studio art quilts, acquired with guidance by Michael Kile, a San Francisco quilt dealer and Penny McMorris, a corporate art curator." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
The National Quilt Museum is pleased to announce the winners of the New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2022 Competition & Exhibition. This year's theme was Shakespeare and we'd like to congratulate all the award winners and participants. This exhibition of 43 quilts from artists from 22 states and 3 countries will be at The National Quilt Museum from April 8, 2022 through August 23, 2022.
Ricky Tims: A Rhapsody of Quilts presents 11 pieces highly regarded as excellent examples of contemporary quilt art with traditional appeal. The amazing quilts are coming to The Texas Quilt Museum soon. Find out more, and when it's coming, by clicking below.
In 2011 Mrs. Rose’s husband, Daniel, proposed a special gift for her 80th birthday – a celebration of the Joanna S. Rose Red and White Collection in an exhibition at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. “Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts,” coordinated by the American Folk Art Museum, featured 651 extraordinary quilts. Now you can take a virtual tour of that exhibit!
Mary Kerr walks through her special exhibit, Twisted: Modern Quilts with a Vintage Twist, at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines 2017. See how Mary used pieces of vintage quilts to make new modern quilts and had them quilted by 20 longarm quilters.
Karen K. Stone walks through her special exhibit, Stimulating, Gratifying, and Full of Joy, at AQS QuiltWeek in Daytona Beach 2016, and shares many techniques that she uses in making her quilts.
Now that you know that the exhibit has been extended to September 2021, listen to Bisa Butler talk about the inspirations behind some of her work as she tours her own exhibit, Bisa Butler: Portraits, at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Bisa Butler's beautiful exhibit Bisa Butler: Portraits has been extended through September 2021 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Find out why this is a collection that is not to be missed.
"The European Quilt Association represents 19 countries and over 60,000 members from national guilds. Last autumn, 2020, the EQA launched an international exchange challenge to encourage and promote quilting across borders, cultures and language barriers." Come and see what is happening soon with the EQA