z-“Museum Show” – 31st Annual Capital City Quilt Show

The 31st Annual Capital City Quilt Show (often referred to as the “Museum Show” because it is held at the Museum of Florida History), will be held from August 16th through November 4th, 2012. The Opening Night Reception will be held on August 16th.

The Museum is part of the State Archives building.

Street Address: 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Phone: 850-245-6400
Museum Hours: Monday through Friday 9am – 4:30pm
Saturdays 10am – 4:30pm
Sundays Noon – 4:30pm

Pick-up date for quilts after the close of the show is November 10th from 10 to 12.  Those taking the Bonnie Hunter Workshop need to make arrangements for having their quilts picked up.  The copy of the entry form given at quilt turn-in is required for quilt pick-up.

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Speakers arranged by the Museum during the show’s run include:

       Gloria Comstock, who will be at the Reception, and speaking that evening. Gloria graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in the History of Textiles and Quilt Studies Master of Arts program in 2010. Currently, she is working with the Seminole textile collections at the Florida Museum. In 2006 and 2010, she coordinated the Quilting Natural Florida I and II exhibitions at the Florida Museum. She completed two Florida Museum internships working with Karen Walker and Elise LeCompte, which included developing a new condition-reporting form specific to Seminole/Miccosukee objects.

       Sarah Shaw, who will be at the 2nd Saturday Family Program from 11 to 12:30 on September 8th. She will be discussing log cabin design in quilt making.  Sarah will also be teaching at the 2nd Saturday Family Program on October 13th on a quilt-related theme.

       Valerie S. Goodwin, who will talk about “A Dialogue: Quilting and Architecture at the “History at High Noon” program on Oct. 23, from 12 to 12:30. Valerie is an associate professor and fiber artist.