A free quilt show open house (no guided tours) with extended hours will be held at the museum from March 5-7, 10am - 4pm. The antique quilt show exhibition runs as part of the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show (held at the Bloomington Convention Center). The museum will be displaying a portion of its antique quilt collection throughout the home. A shuttle will be operting between several participating sites, including the Wylie House Museum on Friday and Saturday only.
Guest Speaker: This year, as a special addition to our quilt show, a talk entitled Indiana's Quilting Heritage will be given by Indiana State Museum's Curator of Social History, Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker on Friday, Mar. 6 from 3pm-4pm. Mary Jane will provide us with a visual feast of quilt images as she tells of the story of quilting's history in Indiana from the 1820s to the early 1900s.