Inspiration Quilts: Then and Now – Summer 2014

Inspiration Quilts: Then and Now – Opening Reception

May 16 through September 7  
Opening reception: May 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

During the reception, artists and guests mingled and enjoyed viewing the new exhibit.

Quilt artists: Barbara Barber, Hope Barton, Pat Ferguson, Rita Hannafin, Melanie Johnston, Donna McLaughlin, Barbara McKie, Alice Means, Norma Schlager, Catherine Whall Smith, Kate Themel, and Diana Wright.

The exhibit celebrates the museum’s 25th anniversary by featuring 25 special quilts: twelve antique quilts from the museum’s collection, twelve contemporary quilts created by artists inspired by the antique quilts, plus a group quilt composed of 25 blocks by members of the Connecticut chapter of Studio Art Quilt Associates.

Welcoming crew for the reception.

Michelle Palmer speaks with one of the quilt artists.