01 Apr 2014

25th Annual Quilt Show, April 8-26

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The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces its 25th Annual Quilt Show from April 8 – 26, 2014. This exhibit showcases both old and new quilt masterpieces from area quiltersi phone 192 and always proves to be one of the Museum’s most colorful and artistic displays each year. Hands-on activities offer all visitors the opportunity to step up to the quilt frame to try a hand at a few stitches.

“Quilting: A Legacy of Love”

For a special treat, join us on Saturday, April 19 from 10:30am-1pm for “Quilting: A Legacy of Love,” a special presentation by Bobbie Smith Bryant. A talented freelance writer, Bryant focuses her research on regional specialties.The presentation will be hosted by the Kentucky Star Quilt Shop (S. Virginia & 9th streets) with a special reception and tour to follow at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. 2013 149The reception will feature recipes from Bryant’s book Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking and Quilting in Western Kentucky (2012). The book combines more than 200 regional recipes with a tribute to the traditional art of quilting. Cost of the presentation, reception, and tour: $5.00.

Have a quilt you want to loan for display in the Quilt Show?

Quilts will be accepted at the Pennyroyal Area Museum (217 E. 9th Street) from April 1 – 5. Call (270) 887-4270 for more information.

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