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Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics

FREE for Museum members; Regular admission for non-members      *included with 2016 Stitches in Time Quilt Show Admission Ticket

Why Quilts Matter, a nine-part series presented by The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc and PBS, introduces viewers to the many facets of quilting in America, both past and present. Join us for a special viewing of episodes 1 and 2.

  • Episode 1: Quilts 101 – Antique and Contemporary Quilts
    What is a quilt and what makes a quilt special?  (28 minutes)
  • Episode 2: Quilts Bring History Alive
    Quilts tell us stories about the past. (29 minutes)

For additional information, visit the Why Quilts Matter website at

Stitches in Time Quilt Show is generously sponsored by:
Earlier Event: March 19
National Quilting Day
Later Event: March 24
Technology of Quilting