Friday, July 2, 2010

Sneak Peak at Knoxville's Special Quilt Exhibits

You won't want to miss seeing some very special quilt exhibits at the AQS Quilt Show, Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37902, from July 14 - 17, 2010.

Here is a sneak peek at a few of the quilts that will be in our special exhibits at the show. They vary from antique quilts from the Nathanael Greene Museum in Greeneville, Tennessee, to prizewinning quilts from The Applique Society members, quilts from the New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest of The National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky, and Living Colour quilts by members of the American Pacific West Quilters of the Pacific Northwest region.

Antique New York Beauty quilt
from the Nathanael Greene Museum

Coeure du Vigne by Diana De LeClair - The Art of Applique 
exhibit of prizewinning quilts by members of The Applique Society

Sun Flower Duet by Geri Parker and Kathy McNeil of Coupeville, Washington - the second place winner in the New Quilts from an Old Favorite Contest - see all of the other semi-finalists in this contest.

Transitions by Diane Becka, North Bend, Washington - from the Living Colour 
exhibit by members of the American Pacific West Quilters. 
These quilters were invited to create, in fabric, their interpretation of Living Colour
using their choice of artistic expression and construction techniques.

There will be more than 550 quilts on exhibit at the AQS Quilt Show in Knoxville. Put on your most comfortable walking shoes and join us there! See you July 14 - 17.

Registration is now closed for this show, but you can pay admission at the door; check at the Workshop Desk located just inside the exhibit hall, for tickets to lectures, special events, and workshops.

The public is welcome to attend this event. Admission is $9 daily/$17 multi-day for AQS members and $11 daily/$30 multi-day for non-members. Two-day admission is $20. Show hours are: Wednesday, July 14 through Friday, July 16, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, July 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1 comment:

BeautifulSeams said...

Beautiful!!!! they are fantastic!