“Quilt Art: International Expression” at Minnetrista Cultural Center, Muncie, Indiana, until August 29, 2010

Quilt Art logo

Logo is the Center’s.

The exhibition of international quilt art “Quilt Art: International Expression” is on at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie, Indiana, through August 29, 2010.

Information: http://www.minnetrista.net/Visit/Calendar/Exhibitions/quiltart20.html

For directions: http://www.minnetrista.net/Visit/Directions/index.html

Hours: http://www.minnetrista.net/Visit/TicketsReservations/index.html

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“American Quilts from the Terasaki Collection” Exhibit at Cornell University’s Johnson Museum, Ithaca, New York, June 26 – August 1, 2010

The Johnson Museum at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY will have a quilt exhibit, “American Quilts from the Terasaki Collection”  from June 26 to August 1, 2010 at  Cornell University’s Johnson Museum in Ithaca, New York. If you’re anywhere near the Finger Lakes check it out.  The quilts are 19th and early 20th Century American quilts from the collection of Etsuko Terasaki.

Photo is the Museum’s.

More info about the exhibit  is at: http://www.museum.cornell.edu/HFJ/currex/exhibits2.html

Info about the Museum: http://www.museum.cornell.edu/

“Marie Webster Quilts: A Homecoming” through July 7, 2010, Quilters Hall of Fame Museum, Marion, Indiana

Marie Webster Quilts: A Homecoming

The Quilters Hall of Fame has their  first exhibit of Marie Webster’s quilt designs in Marie’s original home,  now the site of the Qulters Hall of Fame Museum in Marion, Indiana. The exhibit, which runs now through July 7, 2010,  features four quilts made by Marie between 1912 – 1936, as well as  her designs as interpreted by other  quiltmakers during the last century.

For information about other Quilters Hall of Fame quilting pioneers, including Ruth Finley, Ruby Short McKim, and Jean Wells, visit The Quilt Show’s Articles page here.

“Quilting Traditions: The Art of the Amish” at the Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, Ohio, until September 6,2010

Anyone who is traveling to Ohio this summer won’t want to miss this exhibit of sixty-six Amish  quilts, “Quilting Traditions: The Art of the Amish” at the Dairy Barn Art Center in Athens, Ohio .  The exhibit is curated by two of my colleagues, Dee Dadik and Molly Butler.

For more info: http://www.dairybarn.org/exhibitions/?section=211&display=single&item=157

For hours and other info about the Dairy Barn: http://www.dairybarn.org/

“Embellishments: The Art of the Crazy Quilt” on Exhibit at Shelburne Museum, Vermont, Through October 24, 2010

An exhibit of 19 crazy quilts from Vermont’s  Shelburne Museum’s Collection is showing now through October 24, 2010.
Additional info about the exhibit: http://shelburnemuseum.org/exhibitions/crazy-quilts/
Ella Chase, Crazy Quilt, Derby Line, Vermont, 1890-1900, Collection of Shelburne Museum. Photo is the Museum’s.

Tristan Quilt on Exhibit at Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Italy, through July 4, 2010. Photos Online.

The Tristan Quilt is currently on exhibit  in Italy, through July 4, 2010, at Museo Nazionale del Bargello
Here are online photos of the Tristan Quilt  in Italian,

http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/musei/bargello/visita/museo_nascosto/coperta_guicciardini/

A local quilter, Silvana Vannini, has made an exact replica of the quilt for permanent display at Palazzo Davanzati. Another artisan has made a replica of the portion of the Tristan quilt at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, which will also be displayed at Palazzo Davanzati.

DAR Museum’s Washington DC Exhibit: “Honoring Lafayette: Quilts from France and America” through September 4, 2010

Honoring Lafayette: Contemporary Quilts from France and America

To commemorate the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who

was instrumental in supporting the American Revolution, the

DAR Museum in Washington, DC, presents the exhibition of

contemporary quilts, “Honoring Lafayette: Contemporary

Quilts from France and America,” on display  through September

4, 2010.

For museum info: http://www.dar.org/museum/musnews.cfm

Photo is the Museum’s.