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Cactus Quilts

The Quilt Museum is having Sunday at the Museum today from 2-4.  Today’s topic is Cactus Motifs Printed on Chintz.  Terry Terrell will speak about the source and evolution of this motif from 1775 – 1850.  This is free for Quilt Museum members, and $10 per person for nonmembers.

If you haven’t seen the Museum’s new location, this would be a good opportunity to see it.  It’s a nice facility–much bigger than the downtown site was.

They have a couple of interesting exhibitions right now.   Patchwork Pundits Take On Politics:  RMQM celebrates voters’ individualism through a display of politically themed quilts submitted by quilt community members from all over the country. This exhibit brings political views, patriotic values, and social issues to light through quilt art in this election year.

The Presidential Quilt Project, curated by Sue Reich, covers the presidencies of George Washington through Barack Obama.  The quilts help us enjoy American History and reflect on how quilt history has chosen to remember the U.S. Presidents. This exhibit of forty-three quilts represents each of the United States presidents to date. RMQM is excited to host this beautiful and patriotic collection.

The Gypsy Playboys will be playing at Golden Moon Speakeasy from 5-8 this evening.