All contemporary quilts - earliest 1989. I was expecting classic quilts, but found the most fantastic modern take on quilts. So many techniques I've never seen before. Quilting is expressed as an art form.
About The National Quilt Museum
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It is about art first, then quilts. Appeals to anyone who appreciates art. No photography allowed, which was certainly understandable, but sad for my photo album, since this was a highlight of my trip. It's a beautiful gallery. There are docents here and there who...More
My wife has done some quilts. It was interesting to see the quilts as pieces of art. The front desk and gallery staff were not overly friendly however. Seniors tickets were $10 a piece not $11. They have two special exhibits going on beside the...More
Beautiful works of art with a wide range of creative designs. I loved the three competition quilts! So much detail. But such a variety of storytelling in each piece also. Get the tour guide. It’s definitely worth the extra dollar.
I'm not a quilter and found this very amazing. The traveling quilt exhibition is very interesting both in content and style. They have many quilts from all over the world and some of the top quilts ever made. I do still like to sew but...More
If you ever get to Paducah, you have got to visit this place. Great from A to Z. The building is a great modern display space. Friendly staff and the quilts are arranged in a very well organized display. The lighting and presentation are great....More
My wife is an avid quilter so this was a real treat for her. Quality of quilts was from fantastic to mediocre. But the best ones were worth the visit, just incredible. Wish they would allow photos so we could share the experience with others.
There were 4 of us gal-pals on a mini vacation, non of us sew. We all enjoyed it much more than we expected. I will say there were lots of stories to be told and a variety from around the world.