Monday, October 31, 2011

QUILTS=ART=QUILTS Exhibition in Auburn, NY at Schweinfurth Art Center

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
Quilts=Art=Quilts
Oct 30 - Jan 8, 2012
Director's Tour:
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2pm

Kathleen Loomis,
Crazed 9: Blue State Blues (detail)
Quilts=Art=Quilts
October 30 - January 8, 2012
This exhibition includes 82 quilts by 74 artists from across the United States, as well as Canada and Japan. This annual exhibit, now in its 31st year, has become a tradition at the Schweinfurth Art Center and is one of the longest running Quilt Art exhibits in the country. Quilts on view in the exhibit express the diversity of styles, techniques and designs in contemporary quilt making. Quilts range from those based on innovative interpretations of traditional block quilts, to pictorial quilts and abstract designs. Techniques include traditional piecing, hand quilting, hand dying, machine thread painting, and appliqué. Admission is $6, free for members, exhibiting quilters & children 12 and under.

Admission:
$6 Adults; Members, exhibiting quilters & children 12 and under are FREE


 Gallery Hours:

Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. Closed Mondays, major holidays, and between exhibitions.