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The Virginia Quilt Museum showcases a variety of exhibits throughout the year. Exhibitions of both traditional and contemporary quilts are changed quarterly. Our normal exhibition season is February through December.

February 3 to April 25, 2015


Jinny Beyer's Simple Stitches, Exquisite Quilts

Curated by Bunnie Jordan


Treasures from the Vault: The Stornetta Legacy

From the Collection of VQM


Tales from a Mayan Huipil: Art Quilts inspired by Guatemalan Weavings

By The Textile Artists of Virginia (TAVA)


April 7 to July 4, 2015


Celebrate The Day

Curated by Shannon Shirley


May 5 to July 4, 2015


Civil War Quilts: Antebellum to Reunion

Curated by the VQM Exhibits Committee


A Virginia Tribute to 'Dear Jane'

Curated by Doreen Johnson


July 14 to October 3, 2015


New Quilts From An Old Favorite: Carolina Lily

Challenge exhibit from the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky.


Botanicals of the Valley 

Lovely antique and vintage floral quilts.


Celebrating Quilting for 20 Years

Invitational Exhibit


October 13 to December 19, 2015


Caryl Bryer Fallert's 30 Quilts for 30 Years


100 Years of Quilts: The Unger Family


Treasures of the Vault: Curator's Choice


Charlottesville Area Quilt Guilds

Curated by Janet Saulsbury



There will always be some of the Virginia Quilt Museum's Permanent Collection pieces on exhibit during each phase of our exhibition year. 

On Exhibit through April 25, 2015

"Jinny Beyer's Simple Stitches, Exquisite Quilts"

Curated by Bunnie Jordan


Image: "Ray of Light" by Jinny Beyer was judged as one of the "100 Best American Quilts of the 20th Century"


"Treasures from the Vault-Stonetta Family Legacy"

Family quilts made over 100 Years



On Exhibit through March 28, 2015

"Tales from a Mayan Huipil: Art Quilts inspired by Guatemalan Weavings"

By the Textile Artists of Virginia (TAVA)

Curated by Paula Golden

Civil War Gallery


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2015 Raffle Quilt

Civil War Tribute,” made by the Cabin Branch Quilters

Pattern by Homestead Hearth

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Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Phone: 540-433-3818


Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 - 4:00

April 7

Exhibit Opens: Celebrate the Day


May 2                          

Reception for A Virginia Tribute to "Dear Jane"

Curator Doreen Johnson presents A Tribute to Jane Stickle


May 5 – July 4                Exhibits Open: 

-A Virginia Tribute to "Dear Jane" 

-Celebrate the Day

-Civil War Era Quilts



May 19-May 31      

Our Internet Auction: 


July 14-Oct. 4     

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

Botanicals of the Valley 

20 Quilts for 20 Years       


July 24-25                 


Keynote Speaker:  Lynne Z. Bassett 

Homecoming of Botanical Album quilt


August  8

Stash Blast 10-2 P.M. at VQM                      


September 4                  First Friday 5-8 P.M.


October 2                      First Friday 5-8 P.M.


October 20-Nov 1     

Internet Auction:


October 13-Dec 19    

Exhibit Opening: Caryl Bryer Fallert 30 Quilts for 30 Years

100 Years of Quilts: the Unger Family

Quilts by Charlottesville Area Quilt Guilds


October 24                    Anniversary Celebration-Caryl Bryer Fallert


November 6                    First Friday 5-8 P.M.

December 5                   

Annual Meeting at VQM 10:30A.M. 


December 12                 

Holiday Tea program: Gloria Comstock


December 19                 

Museum closes



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