"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

  • Social gathering in the park
    Mon, Aug 09
    Roseville Central Park
    Aug 09, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Roseville Central Park, 2555 Dale St N, Roseville, MN 55113, USA
    An in-person gathering in Roseville's Central Park
  • Susan Hensel: Productivity in the Studio
    Mon, Aug 23
    Zoom Presentation
    Aug 23, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    We’ll hear from Susan how to keep it together and get it out the studio door. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Mary Ruth Smith: An Overview of My Work Using a Threaded Needle
    Jul 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Learn how her fiber artwork has been influenced by quilting methods and structures. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Marsha MacDowell & Beth Donaldson, Co-authors of Quilts and Health
    Jun 28, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Marsha & Beth explore the connection between textiles and health. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Jane Dunnewold: Exploring Composition —Your Visual Language
    May 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Learn how to articulate your personal visual language. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Dawn Erickson: Travels into Textiles
    Mon, Apr 26
    Zoom Presentation
    Apr 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Global inspiration for creating textile 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.

Join MCQ
 

Guest Registration

WANT TO TRY MCQ?

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

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