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2024 Exhibits

We are delighted to present a fantastic line up of exhibits for the year 2024.

We look forward to having you join us as we explore quilt history from the handmade paper pieced quilts of the 1840's to modern quilts made just last year and a mash up of Vintage Linens with Modern Quilting!

With more than 30,000 square feet of exhibit space and 20 rotating exhibits, you'll find new and exciting with each visit to the museum. 

Show Me Gallery

Featuring Quilt Guilds across the State

February 20 - April 27          Lee Summit Quilters Guild June 3 - July 27                   Lake of the Ozarks Quilt Guild  

August 1 - September 30                  Smithville Quilt Guild

October 4 - December 14             Dekalb County Quilts


Missouri Bicentennial Quilt

4-H Quilt

We are proud to be the home of the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt. This beautiful piece of art was created by quilters all over the state, each making a block to represent their county- all 114 of them! 

This exhibit also features the 4-H Quilt made in honor of the Bicentennial. 

In addition to these two quilts, we are delighted to feature each of these quilters and their counties, telling their stories and histories.

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Redford Gallery

Our curator, Dakota Redford, is delighted to share her personal collection of Christmas Creche. 

Over the past 20 years, Dakota and her husband Ryan have gathered over 500 nativity. This year we have the privilege to view not only the nativity quilts, but the other nativities in the collection from more than 30 countries and a variety of materials. 


All things JENNY

Did you know that Jenny Doan, of the Missouri Star Quilt Company has an exhibit room in the museum?  It showcases quilts from her personal collection or those of MSQC, and it changes a couple times a year.

We have featured quilts from block, quilts with all hand work, and her family favorites! This year Jenny is "Reaching for the Stars". Step inside to sneak a peak and learn to "Light the World" together

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