On April 22 a new exhibit arrived at RMQM! Hawaiian Quilts from the Angela & Henry Hite Collection & Amish and Mennonite Quilts from the RMQM Collection will be here through July 20th.
In the large gallery, the Hite Collection of Hawaiian quilts takes center stage. Included in this collection are quilts featuring sprawling floral designs, turn of the century flags, gorgeous appliqué and brilliant craftsmanship. These quilts are a visual treat not to be missed.
In the small gallery, Amish and Mennonite quilts from the RMQM collection are the focus. These geometric quilt patterns feature bright, eye catching colors and precise hand quilting. Don't miss your chance to see these quilts all in one place.
The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is open every day: 10-4 Monday through Saturday and 11-4 Sunday.
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 6 continents, multiple countries and each of the United States.
--Two galleries hosts 8 exhibits a year—showcasing 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.