At San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, our mission is to promote and celebrate the art, creators, craft and history of quilts and textiles. We are dedicated to showcasing the most cutting edge quilts and fiber art, while honoring our textile traditions.
The range of works we display is reflected in our annual exhibition calendar, which changes every 6 - 12 weeks. We hope to see you throughout the year!
La Vie de Bohème: Opera San José
The Privilege to Breathe: Adia Millett
Quilts as Women’s Shelter 10th Anniversary
Executive Assistant/Office Coordinator
The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles seeks an energetic, organized, highly motivated and flexible individual to provide administrative support and office coordination. This position performs a wide variety of administrative support functions for the Museum Director.
Visitor Services Coordinator
The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles seeks an energetic, friendly, and outgoing individual to greet Museum visitors and provide essential functions to the visitor service desk.
Know Your Meme and San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (SJMQT) are pleased to present the call for art, Know Your Meme: Stitching Viral Phenomena. The exhibition, which will be on view at SJMQT from October 20, 2019 - January 12, 2020, explores the concept of the meme as a poignant method to summarize, understand, and critique important societal issues and current events. In true meme fashion, the artwork selection will be driven by the power of the people and curated by the online community. All artworks must depict, relate to, or reference a meme through a textile method such as quilting, embroidery, cross- stitching, knitting and crocheting, weaving, basketry, etc.
Form and Function:
Fiber Arts for the 21st Century Artist Member’s Exhibition at
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is pleased to announce the Second Artist Member’s Exhibition in the museum’s Porcella Gallery. Creatives who are current Artist Members may apply to exhibit one work in the exhibition Form and Function: Fiber Arts for the 21st Century.
In this exhibit, SJMQT seeks works in both traditional and new media that emphasize art over craft with bold use of artistic elements—line, space, shape, form, texture, and color to tell an individual story. The work should focus on fiber as media through unique or novel approaches in technique, material, or subject matter.
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