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Grand Opening August 11 – 12, 2011

Aug 1, 2011   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

Thursday, August 11, 2011 • 5 to 7 p.m. GRAND OPENING Reception & Ribbon Cutting Friday, August 12, 2011 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. GRAND OPENING SYMPOSIUM “Celebrating 150 Years of the Museum Farmstead and Log Cabin Designs” RSVP appreciated, by emailing: info@wiquiltmuseum.com. 9 to noon Lecture:...

Exhibit: In the Native American Tradition

Jul 18, 2011   //   by olmsr4b2   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

Dates:  July 18, 2012 - October 14, 2012 In the Native American Tradition Featuring Native American Quilts by Viola Columbe Native American Handwovens by Nancy Lee Kaufman Navajo Rugs from the collection of Bill Kanzenbach Native American Regalia from the collections of Nicole Larson and...

DAVID TAYLOR To visit Cedarburg’s Quilt Museum

Jun 28, 2011   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

August 19-21, 2011 Imagine an intricate painting of woodlands, birds or animals, done in vivid colors and extraordinary detail. Step closer, and you’ll see that instead of paint, the art is actually a quilt, composed of finely graded colored fabric, appliquéd by hand, and then machine quilted. David Taylor is well...

WMQFA Moves Into New Home

May 24, 2011   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

In 1988, a group of avid quilters in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, decided to give something back to the community that nurtured them. They started the Wisconsin Quilt History Project, an effort that has led to the documentation of over 8,000 quilts statewide, spawned a history book of Wisconsin quilts, and founded the first museum...

Celebrate Summer with Karel Hendee

Apr 28, 2011   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

Exhibit July 20 to October 2 Workshops July 21 & 22 An evening of music & poetry, July 22 Opening reception July 24, 1-4 p.m. The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts welcomes quilter Karel Hendee in July, 2011. Hendee hand-paints silk, and uses collage, appliqué and quilting techniques to create beautifully...