Our Winter 2017 Exhibits
They will run from January 5-March 25, 2017. Museum co-founder Karey Bresenhan will also give a free lecture on Saturday, January 14 at 3 p.m., with Museum admission free beginning at 2 p.m. Here is what you can see:
“Sacred Threads 2015” explores themes of spirituality, joy, inspiration, peace, grief, and healing in a beautiful collection of 20 art quilts. This exhibition established to provide a venue for quilters who see their work as a connection to the sacred and/or as an expression of their spiritual journey.
“SAQA’s Tranquility Exhibition” will feature 26 works from members of the Studio Art Quilt Associates on the theme of tranquility, and emanage quiet, peacefulness, calmness, or serenity. The exhibit was juried by Kate Lydon, Director of Exhibitions at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh.
“Joy” by Judy Warner. From the exhibit “Sacred Threads 2015.”
“Quilts: A World of Beauty Prizewinners 2016” features 32 award-winning quilts from the prestigious annual Judged Show of the International Quilt Association. More than $96,000 in cash, non-purchase prizes were awarded in more than 20 categories, along with eight major prizes and Judge’s Choice.
Left: “Baltimore in Bloom” by Sally Magee. From the exhibit “Quilts: A World of Beauty Prizewinners 2016.” Right: “Morning Mist” by Linda Anderson. From the exhibit “SAQA’s Tranquility Exhibition.”
March 29-June 25, 2017
• Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry: 40 Years of Color, Light, and Motion
Free lecture by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry,
April 1st at 3 p.m.
• Along the Spice Route
June 29-Oct. 1
• Dynamic Diversity: Quilts by African-American Artists
• Art Quilts of the Midwest, guest curator Linzee Kull McCray
• Hearts and Flowers: Antique Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Free lecture by Dr. Sandra Sider, Museum Curator, September 9th at 3 p.m.: “Celebrating Five Years of Texas Quilt Museum Exhibitions"
Oct. 5-Dec. 22
• Made in Texas: Quilts from Texas Guilds
• The Way I See It: The Narrative Art of
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