MINNESOTA CONTEMPORARY QUILTERS AT A GLANCE

“We foster creativity by welcoming the art quilting community to learn, share and inspire.”

 

Minnesota Contemporary Quilters (MCQ) is an affiliated guild of the Textile Center. We provide monthly programs to our 100+ members, showcase a traveling exhibit (virtual in 2021), and foster community through special events, retreats, and small groups.

"Actions Speak Volumes" by Judy Osbon
 

Upcoming Events

  • Kevin Womack: Kevin’s Quilting Journey Trunk Show
    Jan 23, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Renowned textile artist Kevin Womack will give us a tour of his quilting journey as he shares over 75 examples spanning 30 plus years.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Pam Damour: Stitch, Tangle & Bling
    Mon, Feb 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Feb 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Join Pam for inspiration while she shows us the easy step-by-step break down on how to create Zentangle® patterns. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kit Vincent: Capturing the Magic of Broken Color
    Mar 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Kit is best known for large, innovative quilts featuring textured lines that convey the illusion of rough colorful brushstrokes. She will share her processes, techniques and materials. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
 

What We Do

Members try their hand at felting during one of our programs

Events

At Minnesota Contemporary Quilters, we are dedicated to providing inspirational and informative programs each month.

"Starlight" by Jan Schmidt

Exhibit Art

Each year we offer a challenge to members and their entries become an exhibit. The 2020 exhibit is Graphic Interpretations.

Peace Camp Art Reception at Plymouth Congregational Church with Lillis Taylor

Community

Members connect at events, workshops, retreats, and small groups. Join MCQ to access these benefits.

 
 
"If Once You Have Slept on an Island" by Judy Osbon
Membership Benefits

Monthly program meetings, 4th Monday of the month, January - November

Bimonthly e-newsletter

 

Lending Privileges at the Textile Center Library

 

Early registration for workshops, retreats, and special events

 

Access to Members Only section of the website

 

Fun and friendship — we offer a great way to meet other contemporary quilters.
 

Small groups — members self organize into affinity groups for fellowship and sharing.

 
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