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Museum Schedule of Exhibits

Historic Home Tour - June 20, 2015

July 1 through August 29 - International Quilt Invitational Exhibition

Presenting quilts by Frieda Anderson, Illinois; Linda C. Anderson, California; Diane Becka, Washington; Melinda Bula, California; Helen Butler, Utah; Lisa H. Calle, Pennsylvania; Aileyn Renli Ecob, California; Cynthia England, Texas; Anna Faustino (Russia), Pennsylvania; Margarete Heinisch (Austria), California; Renske Helmuth (Netherlands), Canada; Sue Holdaway-Heys, Michigan; Connie Huggins, Utah; Annie White Johnson, Utah (pioneer quilt owned by Mary Ann Creer); Bonnie Keller, Washington; Lea McComas, California; Grace Meijer, United Kingdom; Sieglinde Schoen Smith (Germany), Oklahoma; Melissa Sobotka, Texas; Ludmila Uspenskaya (Russia), New York; Joann Webb, Missouri; and Cathy Wiggins, North Carolina. 

***Soft sculpture dolls by Grace Meijer of the United Kingdom will also be on display. Meijer used the drawings by Sue Macartney-Snape, known as the "master of caricature," as inspiration for the dolls.

***Featured Quilter will be Margarete Heinisch, who was born in Vienna, Austria, and is now living in California. Her quilt "In the Heart of Europe" was named one of the 20th century's 100 Best American Quilts. This quilt will be in the exhibition. Heinisch's quilts have won awards in the following competitions: International Quilt Association, Houston, Texas; World Quilt Competition, Pasadena, California; European Quilt Championship, Netherlands; American Quilter's Society, Paducah, Kentucky; Road to California; and European Quilt Expo Vll, France, to name a few.

July 18 - Quilt Workshop "Painting with a Needle" by Margarete Heinisch

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Museum members, $15; non-members, $25. Class size limit is 15. Participants will have the opportunity to create a flower that Heinisch selected from her art quilt "Persephone Smiles" that won first place at an International Quilt Association competition in Houston, Texas.
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July 18 - Plein Air Workshop by Michael Calles (If raining, the event will be rescheduled)

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Museum members, free; non members, $20. Participants will meet at the Community Center, which is upstairs from the museum, for group instruction by Calles on plein air painting, then will go outdoors to paint at a specific site. Participants should bring painting supplies, a drink, and a snack.

September 11 through October 10 - Plein Air Competition and Exhibition

October 17 through December 12 - Building History Part 2

Presenting vintage photos of businesses and homes taken in Box Elder County

December 19, 2015 through January 20, 2016 - Northern Utah Camera Club

January 28 through March 16 - Spirited: Prohibition in America

This national traveling exhibition is from NEH on the Road, and it brings visitors back to the period of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and real-life legends such as Al Capone and Carry Nation.

June 17 through August 31, 2016 - International Quilt Invitational Exhibition

Some of the participants will be Roberta Baker, California; Jenny Bowker, Australia; Mary Buvia, Indiana; Stephanie Crawford, United Kingdom; Ann Fahl, Wisconsin; Denise Tallon Havlan, Illinois; Mary Ann Hildebrand, Texas; Marilyn Huntress, North Carolina; Gloria Loughman, Australia; Susan Madden, Utah; Laurie Miller, Missouri; Katie Pasquini Masopust, New Mexico; Barbara Barrick McKie, Connecticut; Lahala Phelps, Washington; and Linda M. Roy, Tennessee.

January 28 through March 25, 2017 - Utah Quilt Guild 40th Anniversary Exhibition

Sixty chapters will be participating.