“Stargazing: American Star Quilts” opens September 29th

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 1st, 6:00-8:00pm The Iowa Quilt Museum is thrilled to show off our next exhibit entitled, “Stargazing: American Star Quilts”. This exhibit will again feature over 30 quilts, both antique and contemporary, and all themed on one of the many star patterns notable to American quilting. To prepare our next exhibit, … Read More

Three Centuries of Red + White Quilts

On Display from May 21 Through September 27, 2016 Curator Virginia Berger has gathered thirty traditional and innovative quilted works in the classic red-and-white color combination from all over the United States, including a Double Wedding Ring by popular national quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe. Also on display are pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered quilts from … Read More

Megan Barrett Named Quilt Museum Director

  Megan Barrett of Winterset has been selected as director of the Iowa Quilt Museum, with the museum on track to open officially Saturday, June 4. The facility’s soft opening is Saturday, May 21. Currently Elementary General Music teacher at Winterset Elementary School, Megan will begin regular duties at the museum once the school … Read More

1st Annual Quilt Auction a Success

Thank you to everyone who helped make our first annual quilt auction a success! Proceeds of the auction contributed over $8,000 to assist with the opening of the new museum. These photos of the 15 quilts that were sold at our first auction on October 10th, 2015, are courtesy of Fons & Porter’s Love … Read More

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