"Actions Speak Volumes" by Judy Osbon

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.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn: Stitch Inspirations
    Feb 28, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    UK artists Jan and Jean work with soluble fabrics, hand and machine stitching, embellishing and more. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Sandra Meech: Journeys Thru Art & Stitch
    Mon, Mar 28
    Zoom Presentation
    Mar 28, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Inspired by landscapes in England and Polar Regions, Sandra's work uses photography, painting, sketchbooks and collage. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Susan Purney Mark: Sacred Cloth
    Mon, Jan 24
    Zoom Presentation
    Jan 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    See how many of the world's religions use fabric, thread and textiles in their rituals, ceremonies and beliefs. 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.

Join MCQ
 

Guest Registration

WANT TO TRY MCQ?

We offer a guest pass to a monthly meeting for $10.

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