Regional Quilt Shows

Quilt Exhibit & Show Calendar

The shows/events/challenges below are compiled from many sources, so check details before you travel.  To have your show added to our list, email or to let us know the details of your show.


The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Museum in Washington DC. Eye on Elegance: Early Quilts of Maryland and Virginia, October 3, 2014 – September 5, 2015. For a virtual tour:;

Undercover: Revealing Design in Quilts, Coverlets, and Bed Hangings, Albany Institue of History and Art, OCTOBER 11 2014–MARCH 8, 2015

February 3-7, 2015, Kathy Dunigan Academy of Applique, Hilton Dallas, Lakefront, Rickwall, Texas,

February 26-March 1, 2015 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXVI, Hampton, Virginia,

March 5-8, 2015, The Quilt Fest of New Jersey XI, Somerset, NJ,

March 11-14, 2015, AQS Quilt Show, Lancaster,

March 11-14, 2015, Lancaster Quilt Show @ Continental Inn, 2285 Lincoln Hwy, Free admission & parking, Wed-Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4,

March 20-21, 2015, Sweet 16 Quilt Show, Homemaker’s County Quilters of Montgomery County, Penn State Extension; 1015 Bridge Road, Collegeville, PA, $7 donation,

March 21-22, 2015, Rhododenron Neddles Quilt Guild, Traditions & Treasures Quilt Show, featuring “Out of Africa” an exhibition of quilts by Kenya Quilt Guild, Blue Hills Regional Technical School, 800 Randolph Street, Canton, MA

March 28 & 29, 2015, Under A New Star Quilt Show, Empire Quilters, F.I.T., 28th Street and 7th Avenue, NYC, over 250 quilts, Program: Saturday at 11 AM (repeated Sunday at 1 PM): “Collecting Quilts: How and Why” moderated by Paula Nadelstern, panelists Roderick Kiracofe (collector and author of “Unconventional and Unexpected”), Amelia Peck (Curator of the Textile Division, the Metropolitan Museum of New York)((Sue Reich on Sunday)), , Elizabeth Warren (Curator of the acclaimed Red and White Quilt Show featuring the quilts of collector Joanna Rose) Program: Saturday 1 PM (repeated Sunday 11 AM): Barbara Brackman, author of Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns will speak. She is well known for her work on Civil War quilts and their stories.

April 11-12, 2015, A Garden of Quilts Quilt Extravaganza XVI, Smithtown Stitchers, Dawnwood Middle School,

April 16-18, 2015, Milltown Quilters Quilt Show, First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia, MD, Thur/Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4,

April 16-18, 2015, Ricky Tims’ Super Quilt Seminars, Newark, DE, John M Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Dr., Newark, DE,

May 1-2, 2015, For The Love of Quilting VIII, Penn Oaks Quilt Guild, Griffith Hall-Ludwig’s Corner Fire House, 1325 Pottstown Pike (Rte 100), near Rte. 100 and 401, Glenmoore, PA,

May 2-3, 2015, A World of Quilts XXXVI, Northern Star Quilters’ Guild, Somers, NY, Over 300 quilts, more than 30 vendors, Gest Speakers Becky Goldsmith and Paula Nadelstern,

May 30-31, 2015, In Full Bloom, Garden State Quilters, WIlliam G. Mennen Sports Arena, 161 E. Hanover Ave., Morristown, NJ,, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4, $8 admission,

June 5-7, 2014, Genesee Valley QuiltFest 2015, Rochester Institute of Technology, Gordon Field House, Rochester, NY, Fri/Sat 9-5, Sun 9-4, 600+ quilts, juded by NQA cert judge, workshops, lectures, demos, exhibits, 65+ vendors, Project Iron Quilter, Jelly Roll Competition, Fashion Show,,

June 18-20, 2015, NQA 46th Annual Quilt Show, NEW location: Little Rock, Arkansas,

October 4, 2015, Fiber Arts Cruise for the Cure, 7 nights: Boston, Portland, St. John, Halifax. $957.50 ppdo including classes,,

September 4-11, 2015, Alaska Quilting Adventure 2015, Join Stitchin Heaven and friends on a seven night Alaska Quilting Cruise featuring Donna Thomas and Debra Gabel.