The National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum is the doorway to the contemporary quilt experience - through exhibitions and workshops by emerging and experienced quilt artists who are implementing creative ideas and evolving approaches to fiber art. The Museum, located in the UNESCO Creative City of Paducah, Kentucky, is the gateway to the discovery of quilts, quilt making and quilt artists!

The National Quilt Museum is open!

Plan Your Visit: The National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Kentucky

Monday-Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM
Sunday, 1-5 PM

Preview current and upcoming exhibits in the 2024 Exhibition Schedule or take a virtual tour of The National Quilt Museum.

Honoring Today's Quilter

The National Quilt Museum presents and collects the best work by contemporary quilters from America and around the world. What you see here will challenge your expectations and broaden your understanding.

Workshops taught by expert instructors including Hollis Chatelain, Sue Nickels, and Victoria Findlay Wolfe provide diverse learning opportunities for quilters of all skill sets. Youth education programs including annual School Block Challenge and Quilt Camp nurture a new generation of fiber artists.

Enter these doors to discover the art of quilts and quilt making. Marvel at the artistry of the museum's collection of contemporary quilts and enjoy the ever-changing touring and thematic exhibitions that celebrate both traditional and non-traditional quilt making methods.


More Inspiration