Road to . . . (copyright 2021, Northern Star Quilters’ Guild, Ltd.)


Shows and Exhibitions




*”Racism: In the Face of Hate, We Resist,” Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN. now through June 12, 2021;

*”Art for the Community: The Met’s Circulating Textile Exhibitions, 1933-42,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, now through June 13, 2021;

*”Habitat,” Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford, OR, now through June 18, 2021;

*”Mustn’t Touch,” Shari Urquhart, Milwaukee, WI, now through June 30, 2021;

“Jill Kerttula: Urban Voyeur,” Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA, now through July 3, 2021.

*”Observations: Walking in Wonder,” Glacial Park-Lost Valley Visitor Center, Ringwood, IL, now through July 4, 2021;

*”Art Quilt Elements,” Wayne Art Center, virtual, now through July 9, 2021;

*”Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., now through August 28, 2021;

*”Salley Mayor: Social Fabric,” Upcountry History Museum, Greenville, SC, now through September 4, 2021;

*International Quilt Museum, Limcoln, NE,

”Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: Journey to Japan,” now through August 7, 2021.

”Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: New York,” now through August 7, 2021.

”Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: Passing,” now through August 7, 2021.

”Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50,” now through September 4, 2021.

*”Floridian F;avors: Characters, Culture, and Cuisine,” Leepa-Ratner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL, now through August 25, 2021;

*The Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn” (includes quilts), Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth, ME, August (dates tbd);

*”The Phillips Collects for a New Century,” (includes Gee’s Bend quilts),  Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC,  now through September 12, 2021.

*ASQG 2018 Quilt Study: Inspired by 200 Years of Solid-Color Quilts 1800-2000,” “Natural Wonders from the Frank Klein Collection,”, and “Sapphire Celebration,” Texas Quilt Museum La Grange, TX, now through September 18, 2021;

*”Quilt Art: Material Evidence,” Museum de Kantfabrik, Horst, Netherlands, now through September 26, 2021;

*”Aloft,” various locations, now through November 20, 2021;

*”Midwest Views,” online,

*Alling Coverlet Museum, Palmyra, NY, continuing, 315-597-6757;



Other Events


*”6 Quilts with 6 Know-It-Alls,”

*”Going Medieval,” by Barrymore Lawrence Scherer, The Magazine Antiques, May/June 2021, pp. 66-75. The photograph of the ceiling of the Arab Room at Cardiff Castle (p. 71) could inspire 100 quilts.

*Cardiff Castle and the Marquesses of Bute, by Matthew Williams, Scala, 2019, $39.95.

*Quarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos, to be published July 28, 2021.

*Toni Morrison Quilting Project,

*Virtual tour of “The Quilted Canvas III: Still Here,” https://www,

*”Impressions of Oceania From Around the World,” virtual;

*Jude Hill,

*The British Galleries, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, continuing;

*Peace Silk:

*”Rough Draft,” by Nancy Hass. T: The New York Times Style Magazine, March 28, 2021. P. 48.

*The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women, Catherine E. McKinley, Bloomsbury, 2021.

*Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History, Richard Thompson Ford, Simon & Schuster, 2021.

*Peacock and Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny, A. S. Byatt, Knopf, 2016.

*William Morris Textiles, Linda Parry, V&A Publishing, 2013.

*The Stones of Venice, John Ruskin, Da Capo Press, 1960.


Worldwide Web Sites

*Abby Glassenburg at

*Ana Buzzalino at

*Anokhi at

*Barb Vedder at

*Beth Schillig at

*Brenda Rhinehart at

*Cathy Geier at

*Charlotte Ziebarth at

*Cherrywood at

*The City Quilter at

*Connie Kauffman at

*Cottonpatch Designs at

*Dani Ives at

*Daphne Taylor at ht