Category Archives: Community Education

May Special Programs


May 5th Show and Tell The general meeting show and tell on Facebook went very well in April. We will repeat this for our May 5, 1 & 7 pm meetings. Lydia will make a post at 1 and at 7 on the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Facebook page. Take a picture of what you have been working on UNFINISHED or finished, upload it along with a tell of what you are showing, in the comments. If you don’t know […]

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March President’s Message


It is always fun to walk into the Figge Art Museum and see quilts hanging in the lobby. Wow do they look great! The display will be March 10-15th. Come celebrate with us on Thursday, March 12, 5 pm-7 pm at the Appreciation Night with complementary refreshments. You can purchase an alcoholic beverage at the bar. National Quilt Day is March 21st, (the 3rd Saturday of March each year). We usually have an exhibit at the Figge Art Museum each […]

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February 2020 President’s Message


Besides arranging exhibits, the Community Education Committee also finds venues that we can demonstrate quilting techniques to the public. This is a fun way to connect to the community. We have had demonstrations at the Figge Art Museum, libraries, Freighthouse Farmers Market, The Great River Quilt Show, Mississippi Valley Fair, and others. Doing demonstrations for the public, is a way to Let them know quilting is not a lost art. Teach someone a little technique that lets them know it […]

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National Quilting Month Display at the Figge Museum.


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CLICK HERE TO ACCESS REGISTRATION FORM! DUE FEBRUARY 4TH! Transformative Fiber Arts (Figge Quilt Show, March 2020) March 9-16, 2020, at the Figge Art Museum, we will again have the opportunity to display our beautiful art work in celebration of national Quilt Month. Please consider submitting one or more of your favorites for review by the committee. To assure a variety within the space limitations, the committee will review the submissions and make selections so start planning! PHOTOS FROM 2019 […]

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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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