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Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa Virginia Quilt Museum
Harrisonburg, VA
1-800-752-1952
Hunt-Wulkowicz Graphics

www.hunt-wulkowicz.com

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

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Exhibitions

From the Hills and Hollers of West Virginia: An Exhibit by Members of West Virginia Quilters, Inc.
July 23– December 14, 2019
Second floor galleries I, II and III

Curator: Barbara Green

Quilting is an art form that is as old as the hills, and West Virginia Quilters, Inc. is proud to present some shining examples from the hills and hollers of West Virginia. West Virginia Quilters, Inc. is the statewide quilting guild from West Virginia that grew out of the statewide quilt documentation project 25 years ago. Our art, both traditional and contemporary, has flourished throughout the years and we are excited to present our juried exhibit.

INSPIRED by ELVIS
July 23– December 14, 2019
Third floor galleries IV and V

Donna DeSoto, curator

On the heels of Inspired by the Beatles and Inspired by the National Parks comes Inspired by Elvis. Fiber artists from Singapore to Australia to Slovakia to Canada to California all were motivated by one common force: a love and appreciation of Elvis Presley. The 96 (36” x 36”) quilts in this collection represent a wide range of techniques, interpretations and abilities. Master artist work is displayed along side quilts by first-timers.

Subjects depict quilts of Elvis in his early life and of Elvis the entertainer. More than 60 of them depict a famous Elvis song, from whimsical to abstract portrayals. Try to guess the names of the songs as you look at the list of those included.

Shenandoah Stars by the Shenandoah Valley Quilt Guild
July 23– December 14, 2019
First floor galleries A and B

Curator: Josephine Millett

The Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild held their first meeting on January 25, 1987. Some of those original members are still active in the Guild.

The meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at Sunnyside Retirement Village in their community room at 9:30 am. Following the business meeting, there is “show and tell” and a program and several times during the year a visiting nationally recognized quilter will hold a lecture and quilt class.

A Quilt Show is held every other year and many of the quilts to be in this exhibit have won ribbons in those shows. The quilts are as diverse as their members, residing in the Shenandoah Valley from as far north as Winchester and to the south below Staunton.

As a service project, the Guild members make comfort pillows for Breast Cancer patients, and Lap quilts for the Hospice units of the three hospitals in the area, Winchester, Sentara, and Augusta

Treasures From the Vault: Mutual West VA and VA Quilts
July 23– December 14, 2019

Second floor MacGruder gallery and third floor hall.

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