Exhibits at the Museum

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.

2014 Exhibits

January 14 to April 26, 2014 

First Floor: From Bedroom to Boardroom: Quilts of Southwest Virginia curated by Linda Fiedler

Second Floor: Remembering Anna: the Quilts of Anna Holland curated by Hazel Carter

Ground Floor: Kathie Ratcliffe's 19th Century Miniaturized inspired by 19th Century quilts, Kathie meticuluously recreates these historic beauties and elegantly frames their tiny forms

Ground Floor: Tavern Quilters Guild of Heathesville a tribute exhibit to the quilt guild started by Anna Holland and the quilters that are keeping it going strong


May 6 to August 23, 2014

Stitching It All Together - the Threads that Unite Us curated by Wilma Gerald, this amazing and vibrant exhibit shows off the talents of a wide range of quilt artists from the Tidewater Region of Virginia. Visit the museum to be inspired!


September 2 to December 20, 2014


First Floor: Here, There...Design is Everywhere! Anne Oliver's Quilts curated by Paula Golden, this beautiful retrospective exhibit demonstrates Anne's ability to find gorgeous quilt designs in everyday surroundings.  Join us as we pay tribute to this very talented quilter.

Men Who Quilt, a juried exhibit of Virginia's male quilters.

Second Floor: Fred Calland Designs: Not Another Like It on the Block curated by Hazel Carter, this exhibit showcases one of the great male quilters. Join us to the marriage of precision geometry and colors to create exceptional art.

Ground Floor: Presidents' Quilts of the Virginia Quilters Consortium, 1984 - 2014, the Museum is delighted to exhibit the wonderful quilts that have been created as gifts for the past presidents of VCQ.  Help us salute some of the great quilters of Virginia!


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

Civil War Gallery


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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 - 4:00

Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-433-3818


Holiday Hours

December 20th is the last day of these exhibits. We will be closed for the season from December 21st to February 2nd, reopening on the 3rd. Be sure to come see us before the end of December!

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Little Quilts, Big Talents 2014

Silent Auction to benefit the Virginia Quilt Museum

Bidding for the In-House & Online Only  Silent Auctions ends on 

November 29, 2014

Online Only Silent Auction

In-House Silent Auction

2014 Raffle Quilts

Wheels On Fire,” a commemorative Harley-Davidson quilt - Congratulations, Jo Ann Emmons!

Shenandoah Spring,” a delightful impression of spring in the Valley. Drawing: December 13, 2014

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