Quilt Happenings Around Town
The Events on this page are listed as a resource to the Atlanta Quilting Community. East Cobb Quilters’ Guild does not organize these events. For questions about a specific event pleast contact the specific organizer.
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Quilting The PandemicMarietta Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA, United States
Everyone was undeniably touched by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art partnered with Peggy Beaman of Roswell Quilts, the William Root House, and the Marietta History Center to collect stories, memories, feelings, and moments in time from the start of the pandemic until today by way of handmade quilt squares. Hundreds of community members from all ages, industries, and backgrounds submitted unique quilt squares, which were compiled and sewn together into over a dozen quilts. Supplemented by vintage and single-artist quilts, this exhibition ultimately presents a visual experience that reflects on one of the […]
Entwined: A Group Exhibition of Textile and Fiber ArtMarietta Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA, United States
Featuring Rose M Barron, Nicole Benner, Kate Burke, Hannah Ehrlich, Sally C Garner, Sonya Yong James, Susan Lenz, Richard Jonathan Nelson, Ali O’Leary, Ato Riberio, Jess Self, Kathryn Somers, Zipporah Camille Thompson, Gabrielle Torres, and Jamele Wright Sr. This exhibition of fifteen contemporary artists displays techniques in sewing, weaving, felting, quilting, dyeing, draping, and more. In addition to exploring the multivalent technical aspects of textile and fiber-based artwork, this group exhibition will also examine the different subjects, narratives, and contexts implemented by artists who all work within this vast artistic realm. The range of the artists’ backgrounds and methods will […]
Square Foot Pin Up ShowSoutheast Fiber Arts Alliance 3420 W. Hospital Avenue Suite 103, Chamblee, GA, United States
This is the 11th edition of this fun exhibition and, as always, this year’s show includes entries showcasing the diversity of textile arts. Check out the ample creativity on display and then vote for your three favorite entries. Leave inspired and, perhaps, planning your entry for the 2024 show! Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Suite 103Chamblee, GA 30341 678 235 4328 Exhibit Hours:Tuesday – 10 am – 2 pm Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Opening Reception Saturday, May 6, 2023 5 pm – 7pm For more information about the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance: https://fiberartsalliance.org/
Transformation ExhibitionHudgens Center for Art and Learning 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth, GA, United States
Transformation…In the period leading up to Transformation, we have experienced a global pandemic, isolation, and unexpected changes to how we work, live, and socialize. This drastic shift has brought out a resilience, which has led us to find new approaches to creating works of art, including how we source materials, produce fiber arts, and innovate using techniques and skills. Have you grown in skills and techniques? Have you taken a genre of fiber and explored it in a new and exciting way? Have you transformed materials used? What does Transformation mean to you? Everyone’s path through the pandemic is personal […]
Ruby Ruby Challenge Quilts ExhibitSewell Mill Library and Cultural Center 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA, United States
Twenty-five “Ruby Ruby” challenge quilts will be on exhibit from May 25 through July 1 at the Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center Gallery. They are from the most recent challenge competition between East Cobb Quilters’ Guild members this year. East Cobb Quilters’ Guild has a long history of annual Guild quilt challenges. The quilts that will be on display were inspired by the Guild’s recent 40th Anniversary Year and a red color scheme was chosen based on the year’s representative ruby stone. The theme for each year’s challenge quilt evolves from a suggestion from the Challenge Quilt Committee that […]
2023 Blue Ridge Community Quilt & Fiber Arts ExhibitBlue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (The Art Center) 420 W. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA, United States
Celebrate our heritage with the age‑old artistic craft of quilting and the beauty of the fiber arts. The Art Center will be adorned in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and hand‑made flare. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association invites you to participate in our annual Community Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit. This annual exhibit displays the artistry of quilting and the fiber arts. Each year a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional quilts and fiber artworks fill the Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery with rich colors and patterns. Our mission with this annual exhibit is to honor the rich […]