Something is loom-ing. 

Explore contemporary tapestries and woven art from eight countries and hand-woven pieces that are a combination of weaving, digital photography, and neuroscience. For the first time ever, SJMQT is tapestry and woven art in its entirety until april 16th.

The Museum is closed on April 19th and April 20th

for exhibit installation. 

SJMQT turns 40 years old in May.

Celebrate with us as we open our doors for an unforgettable day.

Mark your calendars for May 7th for this important anniversary. 


ARtist in Residence Cristina Velazquez

Velazquez's Open Studio hours will run January 7, 2017-March 26, 2017 on Wednesdays 11  AM-3:30 PM, and Saturdays and Sundays 11-2:30 PM. Cristina will host a special Fiber Talk on March 25th at 1:00 PM, with a hands-on activity afterwards.  Cristina's energy is infectious and you will learn about re-purposed fabric! Experience Velazquez's experimental studio process. Gain inspiration from her use of recycled materials and inspiring, riveting talks during her Open Studios. Get to know our Artist in Residence.  Meet Cristina and see her studio via video first. 


Museum visitors in the Turner Gallery. 

Museum visitors in the Turner Gallery. 


Celebrate the art, creators, craft and history of quilts & textiles.

What type of fiber art do you love? At the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, we have it all. Each year we present stunning exhibitions that feature contemporary and traditional artists, along with hands-on classes, lectures, workships, roundtables, symposiums, and more!  Come visit us!




The Museum offers classes on everything fiber-related, from the methodologies of quilters to the conservation of fiber-crafts.


SJMQT relies on the generosity of its many benefactors.  Show us how you support what we're doing.  Please donate today.

Event Calendar

Check out our events –– don't forget first Fridays of each month – admission is free from 7pm to 9pm.