The National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum is the portal to the contemporary quilt experience - through exhibits and workshops by renowned quilters who are implementing creative ideas and approaches to fiber art. The Museum, located in the UNESCO Creative City of Paducah, Kentucky, is the gateway to the discovery of quilts, quiltmaking and the quilt artist!

The National Quilt Museum will reopen on June 8!

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Expanding the vision and advancing the art, the National Quilt Museum seeks to honor, promote and educate today’s quiltmaker!

Visitors from every continent and all 50 states marvel at the artistry of the Museum’s collection of contemporary quilts and ever changing touring and thematic exhibitions that celebrate traditional and non-traditional quiltmaking methods. The Museum Collection features more than 500 pieces of fiber art by internationally renowned quilt artists.

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.

Plan your Visit to the National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Kentucky

*Temporarily Closed* Open Monday-Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM year-round. Also, open Sundays (March-November), 1-5 PM. Guided tours available daily. Preview the 2020 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE!