Partner Organizations
Partner Organizations

301 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

(540) 433-3818

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Executive Director - Kimberly McCray 


Curator/Registrar - Gloria Comstock:

Nancy Cornwell
Catherine Genovese
Wilma Gerald Secretary
Susan Green
Venitta McCall
Jenny Miller
Jennifer Nelson 
Tamra Oliver
Bob Privot
Ken Reeves
Barbara Roadcap- Board Chair
Carol Rogers
Elsie Rose-Treasurer
Paula Tehlewitz
Bruce White
Claire Wrenn
May Louise Zumwalt

All may be reached at

Hazel Carter 

Beverley Evans 

Wayne Harrison 

Jeff Lenhart, Esq.

Janet Saulsbury 


Executive Director 


Kimberly McCray joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Executive Director in 2015. Previously the Director of the Port o' Plymouth Museum in eastern North Carolina, McCray hails from near Staunton, VA. She has a M.A. in Library Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, a M.A. in Public History from North Carolina State University, and a B.A. in History from James Madison University. In addition to  museum management, McCray has a background in education, having served as a teacher with the U.S. Peace Corps in Ukraine, a teaching assistant at North Carolina State University, and as a tutor with the Shenandoah Valley Migrant Education Program and other ESL organizations. 





Gloria Comstock joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Curator/Registrar in 2013. A 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Masters of Arts History of Textiles and Quilt Studies program, she has researched the Hortense Horton Beck Education Collection. Her research has included an internship working with the Seminole Ethnographic Textile Collection. In 2006 and 2010 she coordinated the Quilting Natural Florida I and II Exhibitions at the Univ. of Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainsville, FL. Prior to joining the VQM, Comstock was Asst. Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History.


2015 Raffle Quilt

Civil War Tribute,” made by the Cabin Branch Quilters

Pattern by Homestead Hearth

Click here for more information and to buy your tickets.

Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Phone: 540-433-3818


Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 - 4:00

July 4 Hours: 

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 


May 5-July 4                Exhibits Open: 

-A Virginia Tribute to Jane Stickle

-Celebrate the Day

-Civil War Era Quilts


July 5-July 14 

Museum Closed: 

Exhibit Change

July 15-Oct. 4     

Exhibit Opens: New Quilts From an Old Favorite: Carolina Lily

Botanicals of the Valley 

20 Quilts for 20 Years       


July 24-25                 


Seperate Tickets available for Keynote Speaker:  Lynne Z. Bassett on the 25th only

Homecoming of Botanical Album quilt

Click here for more information about the Seminar


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