Category Archives: Community Education

National Quilting Month Display at the Figge Museum.


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Transformative Fiber Arts (Figge Quilt Show, March 2020) Quilting has often been a way of expressing women’s aesthetic views in a utilitarian form. Today fiber artists are representing what they see around them into increasingly expressive art works that can be many things: Wall art, Bed or table coverings, clothing, comfort and honorary quilts, etc. All share the element of transforming the visual into a permanent aesthetic fiber art. FYI: An example might be a beautiful Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt […]

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Porch Party Photos


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At the Porch Party on September 22, Mississippi Valley Quilt Guild was presented with the Butterworth Legacy Award by the Butterworth Foundation. Receiving the award for MVQG were Diana Engelbrecht and Margaret Paulos.

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Botanical Center Quilt Display


We have been blessed in 2019 to be invited to display our labors of love art projects.  These endeavors will feature your FAVORITE QUILT product.  It must include a story.  Botanical Center set up will occur October 31, 2019 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Quad City Botanical Center 2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL ~ January 30st 2019 tear down at 10:00 A.M.  This season’s theme is your favorite quilt product.  Your quilt must be able to be displayed […]

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River Arts Center Quilt Display


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Come view our members’ quilts before its too late! 229 5th Ave S, Clinton, IA 52732 Phone: (563) 243-3300 Hours: Gallery Open Wednesday Through Sunday 1:00pm to 4:00pm Opens to the public on June 19th – August 4th

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