Coast-to-coast “Don’t Miss” Exhibits, Part 1: 82 Amish Quilts from the Esprit Collection in Lancaster, PA

Here is a great opportunity to see some marvelous quilts.

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Within the past few weeks, news of two noteworthy (and very different) quilt exhibits has crossed my radar, one on each side of the country. I originally intended to tell you about both of them in one post, but Christie suggested that a single post couldn’t possibly do them justice. So this time around, I’ll share the news that next month, for one week only, the Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum (Lancaster, PA) will mount a special exhibit: “The Art of the Quilt: 82 Quilts from the Former Esprit Collection.”  This landmark display of vintage Amish quilts kicks off on Tuesday evening, March 13, with a by-reservation preview reception and dinner with former curator of the Esprit collection, Julie Silber. The exhibit opens to the public on Wednesday, March 14 and runs through Sunday, March 18. For a complete schedule of exhibit hours, curator tours, and other related special events, click here.


This is the first time the entire collection of…

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  1. Julie Silber says:


    Thank you SO much for re-posting this. It would be a shame for people to miss this Once-in-a-Lifetime experience because they did not know about it. How many people WISH they had known early enough about last year’s Red and White show in NYC!! If you can get to Lancaster, DO! And please say hello if you see me! Julie Silber, former curator of the Esprit Quilt Collection


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