Virginia Quilt Museum Season Opening! View our new exhibit of contemporary & traditional quilts from across the Globe

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January 14, 2019
HARRISONBURG, VA – The Virginia Quilt Museum will be opening for the season on Tuesday February 19, 2019. The museum will showcase quilts from the museum’s private collection as well as 25 quilts from the Houston International Festival which will include some of the most famous names in contemporary quilt art as well as emerging artists whose innovative work has caught many collector’s attention. To complete the exhibit, quilts from Barbara Cline, an internationally recognized designer, author, and teacher, will be featured on the second floor, presenting her new concepts and techniques.
 
To honor the season opening, the Virginia Quilt Museum will be hosting artists to further discuss their work as a part of a “Meet & Greet” held on Saturday February 23rd from 10:30am – 12:30pm. Admission fees to the museum do apply for visitors the day of this event. Please note, a reception following the discussions will be reserved for the artists and their invited guests.
 
For inquiries, please contact Christine by phone or email; (540) 433 – 3818 / vqm.marketing.coordinator@gmail.com
 
Image captions:
First Image of multi-colored quilt: Arpeggio (62” x 42”) by Katie Pasquini Masopust
Second Image of VQM: Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, VA
 
Virginia Quilt Museum was founded in 1995 and exists to celebrate quilting in Virginia.  The Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit funded solely through private donations, memberships, and revenue from admissions and museum shop sales.  The Virginia Quilt Museum receives no federal or state funding.
 
Submitted by:  Christine Schmidt, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Virginia Quilt Museum vqm.marketing.coordinator@gmail.com
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Christine Schmidt, Marketing & Events Coordinator