The Virginia Quilt Museum is pleased to announce a call for entries for Stitching Together History: 250 Quilts Commemorating the Commonwealth of Virginia. We want to see your depictions of the history of this great commonwealth! All quilts must be 20 inches square and represent a person, place, idea, event, or thing from Virginia history and fit into one of the four themes: Unfinished Revolutions, We the People, Power of Place, or Virginia Experiments.
Artists of all ages from across the United States are welcome to submit up to 3 pieces. There is a $40, non-refundable, entry fee. The online entry for submissions will open January 15, 2024. Submission deadline is September 30, 2024. Entrants will receive notice of acceptance of their pieces by November 9, 2024 and pieces are due at the Virginia Quilt Museum by December 2, 2024.
Pieces will be juried into the exhibition by the advisory committee for Stitching Together History. The exhibition will be on display at the Virginia Quilt Museum from July 4 - December 22, 2026.
Please read the full call for entries here, which includes specifications for the quilts, and a more detailed timeline.