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At the New England Quilt Museum:
Summer Celebration of New England Quilts
August 7 – September 8, 2019

The New England Quilt Museum, together with the Lowell National Historical Park,
Whistler House Museum of Art, Brush Art Gallery, and Arts League of Lowell,
present the biennial festival, Summer Celebration of New England Quilts. The
partnership among these venues offers visitors an array of quilt and textile arts
exhibitions, education programs, demonstrations, and activities for school-age

Thanks to our sponsors, the New England Quilt Museum and participating partners
are admission
-free for the duration of this festival.
​Also at the Museum:
American Quilt Study Group Challenge
June 25 – August 18, 2019

AQSG members were challenged to select and study a nineteenth century quilt with a
basket motif and create a new quilt using the original as inspiration. This exhibition
includes 25 study quilts, photographs of the original quilts and statements from the
quiltmakers about their process and what they learned.

Quilt below by Kay Ross, Long Beach, CA
Inspired by The Album Summer Coverlet, ca. 1850
in the collection of the New England Quilt Museum
Silver City Quilt Guild show, Sat. & Sun., September 28 & 29, 2019
Friedman Middle School, 500 Norton Ave, Taunton, MA 02180

Admission $8
Raffle Quilt "A Day at the Zoo", raffle baskets, over 150 quilts, Quilts of Valor, merchants
all and more!

To see the show flyer:  
Silver City Quilt Guild show poster
Click on the photo at the right to see a
larger image.
World Quilt New England
August 15-17, 2019
MassMutual Center
1277 Main St
Springfield MA 01103

Admission: $14; Children under 16 free

NEW Location! Same Summer Dates!

Mancuso Show Management is proud to bring the seventeenth annual World Quilt Show
to Springfield, Massachusetts. As it has for the last twenty-two years, the World Quilt
Competition XXIII will be featured, carrying on the festival tradition of being the most
internationally diverse event of its kind in the world of quilting and the textile arts. A
talented faculty will also present an array of workshops and lectures at the show. In
addition, a special Meet & Greet Ice Cream Social with the entire faculty will take place,
and is included with your festival registration. We hope you will join us for some
summertime fun!

Handicap accessible
The Big E Creative Arts Competitions
September 13-29, 2019
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield MA 01013



Free tickets to The Big E Fair with received entries to one of the contests.

45 Departments of Creative Arts Competitions to enter including Quilting, Photography,
Fine Arts, Horticulture, Knitting, Crocheting, Canning, Food Contests, Woodturning,
Needlework, and many more.

Handicap accessible
Merrimack Valley Quilt Guild Show: "39 & Counting"
Fri. & Sat., Septemober 27 & 28, 2019
11 Hale Street
Newburyport MA 01950


Admission: $8; $5 per person for groups of 10 or more
Quilt show with something for everyone – vendors, penny raffle, silent auction,
demonstrations, boutique and awesome quilts for viewing.

Handicap accessible

Parking is available with easy access to the entrance.

Lunch will be available for purchase at our kitchen.
Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild presents their "Autumn Festival of Quilts"
September 14-15, 2019  10:00-4:00 each day
Hawthorne Brook Middle School
64 Brookline Street, Route 13, Townsend, MA
Admission $7.00

Over 200 quilts on display
Raffle Baskets
Scrap Table

For more information:
Our own Janice Meade with her quilt at NEQM; this
is the quilt that is representing Hammersmith and is
doing us proud!  Be sure to see the exhibit and
vote for your favorite quilt.
It's tough to get an accurate
rendering of the beautiful
colors in the quilt due to
natural light coming in the
window and spotlights up
above.  You'll just have to see
the quilt in person!  (Click on
these photos to see a larger