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

  • Marilyn Murphy: Textile Traditions of the Peruvian Highlands
    May 23, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    During this program, we will meet weavers, dyers, knitters, and spinners of the Peruvian Highlands. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Marianne Williamson: Light and Movement
    Mon, Jun 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Jun 27, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Marianne will present her work with images at different stages including short videos as she explains her process to reflect movement and light. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kathy Loomis: Daily Art is Good for You!
    Mon, Jul 25
    Zoom Presentation
    Jul 25, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    For the last 20 years Kathy has been doing daily art in various mediums and techniques including hand-stitching, collage, quilting, photography, drawing, calligraphy and mail art. 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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