Four new exhibits open April 21st.

MODERN QUILT GUILD

THREE LEFT COAST ARTISTS: LINDA GASS, LINDA MACDONALD, AND GYONGY LAKY

QUILTS OF CAOHAGAN

QUILTBEAST

 

Enjoy live, professional opera inside the Museum for SoFA Street Fair and an exhibit opening reception! 

Enjoy three performances by First Street Opera on April 23rd.

 

Submit your art to our Fibershot Fundraiser. 

Yes, this is a Fibershot of Captain Jack Sparrow (with a wig of tiny crocheted eggplants!). A Fibershot from 2016 by Margaret Fabrizio. 

Yes, this is a Fibershot of Captain Jack Sparrow (with a wig of tiny crocheted eggplants!). A Fibershot from 2016 by Margaret Fabrizio

Your contribution of artwork to FiberShots is an important investment in the Museum’s future and promotes fiber art collection and appreciation.

All traditional and contemporary fiber mediums are encouraged. 

FiberShots must be received

by June 15th, 2017.

the exhibition and sale is on view July 21st- September 3rd at sjmqt.

the exhibition culminates in a FiberShot Fundraising Party on the night of Saturday, August 19, 2017. 

 

 

 

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"Made in 1977: Celebrating 40 Years of eye-opening textile art"

On May 7th, experience one of the South Bay Area's oldest art institutions and community resources with a day of creative fun.

 

A free, community open house from 11 AM to 4 PM. 

-Make-and Take Activities for all ages by professional artists

-The Aki Kumar & Jon Lawton Blues duo will preform their unique brand of Delta, Chicago, and country blues

-Tours of NEW exhibits and our Permanent Collection by our Exhibitions Coordinator and our Curator of Collections

 

 

 

-A dance+music performance art show inside our Artist in Residence, Laurie Shapiro's, other-worldly "cave" inside the Make Space (look to the left!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Spring Appeal is here. 

More than ever, the arts and humanities need you.

Click here to see how you can make a difference at SJmqt.

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Laurie posting with her portraits of Maya Songbird in the Maker Space. See a live persformance by Songbird on May 5th, and visit Laurie in her Open Studios.

Laurie posting with her portraits of Maya Songbird in the Maker Space. See a live persformance by Songbird on May 5th, and visit Laurie in her Open Studios.

ARtist in Residence Laurie Shapiro

"I am creating many different worlds based off of the physical world and the internal world. Using the walls of my studio, I work with muslin, screen printed drawings, fabrics, and many layers of water-based paints."-Laurie Shapiro

LAURIE'S OPEN STUDIOS WILL RUN APRIL 7, 2017 TO SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017.  

Open Studios will be every THURSDAY & FRIDAY 11:00 AM TO 3:30 PM AND SUNDAY FROM 11:00 AM TO 2:30 PM.

 

 

Watch dance+music performance art piece inside Laurie's installation on May 7th (right). Click here for a sneak peak inside the "cave" in Maker Space, or see it for yourself during her open studios. 

Bay Area singing sensation, Maya Songbird will be performing on First Friday, May 5th. Laurie is working portraits of Maya of very different sizes in the Maker Space. Make sure to see it (sneak peek above).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

Classes

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

Donate

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.