From Sabine Reckewell's Linear Interventions, SJMQT 2017.

From Sabine Reckewell's Linear Interventions, SJMQT 2017.

"This place is a
dream come true."

EXpressions of identity

40th Anniversary Exhibition →

Identity Tapestry

Mary Corey March →

Juncture II

40th Anniversary SJMQT Members Exhibition →



Purchase Our 40th Anniversary Catalog

This exhibition catalog documents Expressions of Identity: 40th Anniversary Exhibition, and includes quality color images of artworks collected in the last five years at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles.  Highlights include a foreword by Curator of Exhibitions, Amy DiPlacido, essay by Director Nancy Bavor, and essays and images from Northern Californian artists Joan Schulze, Susan Else and Flo Oy Wong.

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


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Event Calendar

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

From Nancy Bavor– our museum director

Nancy makes a guest appearance on the Crafty Planner podcast where she discusses the ins and outs of the museum and the role of quilting in creative expression.

In Motherhood Moment's "Area Attractions", Nancy answers questions about SJMQT and its role as an often misunderstood and unexpectedly inspiring museum destination.