Quilt and Textile Museums


San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Promotes and celebrates the art, creators, craft and history of quilts and textiles. We are dedicated to showcasing the most cutting edge quilts and fiber art, while honoring our textile traditions.

Visions Art Museum, Contemporary Quilts + Textiles
2825 Dewey Road, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92106
The museum features 20 exhibitions per year including the Online Exhibits, Member Challenges, and the Quilt Visions and Interpretations biennials. The museum also presents lectures and workshops by noted quilt and textile artists.


Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
200 Violet Street, Suite 140, Golden, CO 80401
When you visit the museum, you will explore the scope of quilting, from bedcoverings of the 1800s to contemporary art pieces.


The Florida Quilt Museum
409 N Main St, Trenton, Florida 32693
The museum is located in Trenton's oldest commercial building, a 1910 dry goods store that once sold horse collars and coffins.


Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum
306 Bradley St., Carrollton, GA 30117
The museum wants to recognize and celebrate our regional and local heritage and influences. Throughout the southeast many communities developed with a similar story of textile production. We want to share that heritage by highlighting our own history.


The Quilters Hall of Fame
926 S Washington St., Marion, Indiana 46953
The mission of the museum is to celebrate quilting as an art form, by honoring the lives and accomplishments of those people who have made outstanding contributions to the world of quilting; by restoration and preservation of the home of quilt designer Marie D. Webster in Marion, Indiana; by promoting educational programs, exhibitions, publications and research; and by collecting, preserving and documenting materials related to the Honorees of The Quilters Hall of Fame.


Iowa Quilt Museum
68 E. Court Avenue, Winterset, IA 50273
Based in Fons & Porter's hometown of Winterset, Iowa and founded in 2016. The museum offers changing exhibits, three to four per year, of American quilts both vintage and new.


The National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson, Paducah, KY 42001
The museum works to advance the art of today's quilters by bringing it to new and expanding audiences worldwide.


New England Quilt Museum
18 Shattuck St, Lowell, MA 01852
The mseum uses quilts and the stories of quiltmaking--a rich legacy of artistic expression and historical documentation from the earliest days of this country to the present--to educate and inspire quiltmakers and the general public.


International Quilt Study Center & Museum
1523 N. 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68583
Established at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1997, the collection has grown to represent more than 50 countries and span five centuries. It is the largest public collection of quilts in the world, and aims to "celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts."

New York

American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square, (Columbus Avenue between 65th and 66th Streets, New York, NY 10023
Since 1961 the American Folk Art Museum has been shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. Its collection includes more than seven thousand artworks (1,000 textiles: quilts, needlework, coverlets, samplers, and hooked rugs) dating from the eighteenth century to the present, from compelling portraits and dazzling quilts to powerful works by living self-taught artists in a variety of mediums.


Texas Quilt Museum
140 W Colorado Street, La Grange, Texas 78945
While the Texas Quilt Museum may be located in Texas, it's a museum that features great quilt art, both traditional and contemporary, from all over the world...for visitors from all over the world.


Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
The Museum offers three floors of rotating, curated gallery space. Each round of exhibits features quilts from the Museum's collection as well as traveling exhibitions. Heirloom quilts, contemporary quilts and art quilts are also typically featured simultaneously, allowing our visitors the chance to marvel at the extreme variety of styles, techniques, and themes present in quilts.


Shelburne Museum
6000 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT 05482
The first museum to exhibit quilts as works of art. The Museum's historic textile collections have grown to include woven coverlets, needlework, hooked rugs, and printed fabrics from the eighteenth century to the present.


Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
703 South Second Street, La Conner, WA 98257
Presents exhibitions and educational programs in all fiber arts that enrich and inspire, honor cultural traditions, and celebrate the creative spirit.

Washington DC

Textile Museum
at the The George Washington University Museum at 701 21st St, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Collections of more than 20,000 textiles and related objects represent five millennia and five continents, including cultures from the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and the indigenous peoples of the Americas.


Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts
N50 W5050 Portland Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012
Dedicated to educating the public about the artistic, cultural, historic and social importance of quilts and fiber arts. We also seek to increase the awareness of historic structure preservation.

Valley Forge Homestead Quilt Guild