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Cover Students from the Austin Discovery School frame their quilt. December 2014 Online Magazine

We Made History... The Year in Review By Julie Maffei, Museum Manager Every museum has its own personality, its own way of creating memorable experiences for its guests, its own educational goals and

Above Wen Yu and Wen Yuet of Malaysia visited the Museum with Penny the Penguin. Left Quilt artist and teacher Noriko Endo visited the Pearce Memorial Library at the Museum. Shes pictured with two boo

She is currently quilting a recreation of the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a 231foot long tapestry depicting the story of the Battle of Hastings between the Normans and the English. We scored a real coup w

Left Divas artist who attended the reception Deb Otto, Betsy Chutchian, Janet Henderson, Stacey Barrington, and Mary Freeman. International Quilt Festival, they published The Ruby Jubilee Cookbook, w

2014 Curators Report By Dr. Sandra Sider In the Museum Our exhibitions in 2014 featured an incredible range of quilts. In January we opened the year with 13 amazing prizewinners from Quilts A World o

1 3 4 2 Art Quilts from the John M. Walsh III Collection, a total of 54 quilts. Mr. Walsh attended the opening reception on October 4, speaking about his collecting strategy to scores of attendees.

Touring Exhibitions 1 Modern Masterpieces by Texas Quilters, 19892010 and Texas Art Quilts, 19932011 continued their tour, with the latter exhibition enthusiastically received at the Gallery of Stephe

Whats New at the Museum Store Part of our mission at the Museum is to support quilting. We consider anyone who sews as being part of the family that keeps the love and craft of sewing alive and thrivi

Museum News Museum Names First Bybee Scholar Above Barry and Sis Moore of the Bybee Foundation with Teresa Wong center. The Texas Quilt Museum welcomed its first ever Bybee Scholar, Teresa Duryea Won

We Coulda Told Them That Already... In April, USA Today named the Museum one of the Top 10 Places to See Amazing Quilts in the U.S. Above Kathleen McCradys center with her quilt Six By Six Comes Up Ro

Our Growing Garden Thanks to grants from the Economic Development Commission of La Grange and the Charles L. and Faith P. Bybee Foundation, we have been able to complete these major improvements to ou

Above A local school 4H Club paid a visit to the Garden. name for plants, thereby answering many questions of what is that plant The labeling process is approximately onethird complete, and will cont

Pearce Library Update By Dr. Jim Ayres Librarian and Archivist The Pearce Memorial Library is steadily developing as a research center for quilting and textiles. Our database currently lists 3,872 pub

Heres to Our Volunteers By Carol Montgomery Coordinator of Visitor Services When I joined the Texas Quilt Museum as a staff member at the end of last year, I had no idea what I was in for when I signe

Welcome New Charter Guild TriCounty Quilt Guild The Museum is pleased to have two Charter Guild Members who have made the commitment to support the museum and its programs by giving 1,000 per year for

New Membership Program After seeing all the efforts underway to make this a world class museum, achieving its mission to install an understanding of and respect for quilts as art, I hope you will join

Thank you FOR MAKING OUR THIRD YEAR A SUCCESS We hope you will decide to become a Museum member at one of our levels of membership. If youre already a member, please consider making an end of the yea