RMQM: Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, The Jeananne Wright Exhibit plus Roots, Refuge & Nature

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Name: RMQM: Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, The Jeananne Wright Exhibit plus Roots, Refuge & Nature
Date: July 18, 2022 - October 15, 2022
Event Description:
Event titles: Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, The Jeananne Wright Exhibit plus Roots, Refuge and Nature | Forging Relationships with My Environment, The Valerie C. White Exhibit Location: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 200 Violet Street; Suite 140, Golden, CO 80401 Event Dates: July 18 – October 15, 2022 Hours: The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is open daily: 10-4 Monday through Saturday. Sunday 11 – 4. Admission: Adults: $12, Seniors 65+: $10, Students & Military w/ID: $6, Children 6 – 12: $6, under 6: Free Description: Sew Many Pieces | 3,000 and Counting, The Jeananne Wright Exhibit: In the Main Gallery, Jeananne Wright’s collection of small pieced quilts is extraordinary. Her years and passion for the history of quilts is an important link to our past. While she has made more than 100 quilts, she is well known for her research, knowledge and care of the quilt makers of her collection, some dating back 200 years. As a renowned quilt appraiser, she has provided information to those seeking the value and details of the quilts she appraises. In her exhibit you will discover not only the number of pieces in each quilt, but a quilt that numbers only seventeen pieces along with the quilt that has more than 20,000 pieces, as well as stories along the way. In addition, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum also has several 3,000+ pieced quilts from its permanent collection on display. Roots, Refuge and Nature | Forging Relationships with My Environment, The Valerie C. White Solo Exhibit: Valerie C. White lives in Denver, Colo., and has been creating mixed media art quilts for more than two decades. Her work is in numerous publications and private collections internationally. Valerie is a mixed media artist who works with intent, her intent is to tell a story with each quilt she creates. You can learn more about Valerie's work at https://valeriecwhite.com/. For more information on the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, please visit: http://www.rmqm.org Some facts about the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum: --The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum was incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1982; RMQM opened in 1990 in downtown Golden, Colorado, with a gift of 101 quilts from the personal collection of Eugenia Mitchell, the Museum’s founder. --RMQM was the third quilt museum in the United States in 1990 and is now one of eleven dedicated quilt museums in the country. --RMQM has a global reach welcoming visitors from six continents, multiple countries and each of the United States. --Two galleries host eight exhibits per year—displaying over 250 quilts, historical and contemporary art quilts from the museum’s collection, as well as quilts by national and regional quilt artists. Exhibitions range from traditional to contemporary, each with a unique style and theme. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RockyMountainQuiltMuseum/ Instagram: #rockymountainquiltmuseum
Location:
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 200 Violet Street; Suite 140, Golden, CO 80401
Date/Time Information:
July 18 – October 15, 2022 The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is open daily: 10-4 Monday through Saturday. Sunday 11 – 4
Contact Information:
Shirley Esher |Exhibits Manager Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum 200 Violet Street, Suite 150 Golden, CO 80401 303-215-9001
Fees/Admission:
Adults: $12, Seniors 65+: $10, Students & Military w/ID: $6, Children 6 – 12: $6, under 6: Free
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