Quilters in Connecticut and New York are in for a treat: a weekend of quilt exhibits in Danbury, Somers, and Katonah.
“Local Color”, opening Saturday May 4, 2013, The Studio Art Quilt Associates of Connecticut (SAQA-CT) juried exhibit featuring art quilts by 44 of their members, at the Ruth Haas Library at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury Connecticut. Through June 14, 2013. www.saqact.blogspot.com
“A World of Quilts XXXIV”, on Saturday May 4, 2013 and Sunday May 5, 2013, Northern Star Quilters’ Guild 34th annual quilt show, featuring an exhibit of traditional and art quilts, challenge and invitational quilts, lectures by SAQA artists Joe Cunningham and Teresa Barkley, demonstrations, quilt appraisals (by appointment), and over 30 vendors. Raffle prizes include a quilt made by NSQG members. At John F. Kennedy High School in Somers New York. www.northernstarquilters.com
“Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution”, ongoing exhibit that traces the dynamic evolution of the North American quilt – in form, fashion, and function – from the beginning of the 19th century to the present day. Six of the quilts were included in the exhibition and book “The Twentieth Century’s Best 100 American Quilts”. At The Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah New York. Through June 16, 2013. www.katonahmuseum.org