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JANUARY 2017

Dec 20, 2016 - Feb 25, 2017: Out of the Box Show "Colour Unboxed"
This exhibition will be held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond St. E., Almonte, ON. Hours 10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday. Phone: 613-256-3754 ext 7. This show has an interpretive theme of “30 colours” in celebration of the 30 plus years of the the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s operation. Visit http://mvtm.ca/exhibitions/ for more information.

FEBRUARY 2017

Feb 16 - Mar 29, 2017: Quinte Fibre Artists
This exhibition is a fibre arts retrospective by the Quinte Fibre Artists. Opening reception is on Thursday, February 16th from 6 – 7:30 p.m. For more information including hours, visit http://bellevillelibrary.ca/

Feb 22 - 24, 2017: Fibreworks Kingston - Cabin Fever Retreat
Fibreworks Kingston invites you to the Odessa Fairground Hall, Odessa, ON to a new line up of one day workshops. If you want to do something else than the suggested projects, come and do your thing. For more information, visit http://fibreworkskingston.blogspot.ca/

 

MARCH 2017

March 18 - Apr 13, 2017: Kingston Fibre Artists' annual show and sale, "Art Threads"
Opening Reception in the Community Gallery on Saturday, March 18 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. will showcase new work by the artists, including art created primarily with paper. The Kingston Fibre Artists formed in 1997 to support and encourage creativity and innovation in contemporary fibre arts. Many members have been creating art and exhibiting together for the past 20 years. For more information, including a list of members and examples of their work, please visit http://kingstonfibreartists.ca/. Art Threads is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The lakeside Juniper Café at the Tett Centre is a great place to meet up with friends before or after the show. For directions, parking information and café hours, please visit http://www.tettcentre.org/location.

 

March 29 - May 1, 2017: Lancaster Quilt Show @ The Continental Inn
The Lancster Quilters invite you to their Quilt Show at The Continental Inn 2285 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster PA. Hours: Wed - Fri 9am - 6pm; Sat 9am - 4pm. Free Admission, Free Parking. This quilt show features 40 Vendors, Antique Quilt Show, $1200.00 Free Raffle Basket with Vendor donated products. For more information contact Cindy Turnbow or visit their website: www.lancasterquiltweek.com

 

APRIL 2017

April 1, 2, 2017: Celebration of Colour Quilt Show
The Region of York Quilters' Guild invite you to their "Celebration of Colour Quilt Show" at the Newmarket Community Centre, 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, Ontario. Hours: Sat April 1 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sun April 2 10:00am - 4:00pm. Admission: $7. Show features Exhibits of Quilts, Charity Raffle Quilt, Vendors and a Tea Room. For more information contact: Sandra Vessel, Email: vese at idirect.com or visit their website: http://www.regionofyorkquiltersguild.ca/

April 8 - May 30, 2017: Contempory Canadian Art Quilts
Be part of celebrating Canada's Sesquicentennial Year by submitting photographs of your Contemporary Canadian Art Quilts for inclusion in an exciting multimedia Video and Art Quilt display curated by Joan Hug-Valeriote in the Berlin Tower Artspace, Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. W., Kitchener, Ontario during April and May 2017. Daily 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Submissions for the show will be accepted until October 24, 2016. For more details, visit http://www.horizonsquilting.ca/call-for-entries.html or contact Joan Hug-Valeriote email: cdnartquilts at orizonsquilting.ca

April 21 - May 22, 2017: Quilts on the Seaway 2017
The Cornwall Quilters Guild presents their 2017 Quilts on the Seaway April 21st from 10am to 6pm and April 22nd from 10am to 4pm at Trinity Anglican Church, 105 Second Street West, Cornwall, Ontario. Plenty of parking. Accessible to the Disabled. Admission: $6. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/CornwallQuiltersGuild or contact Sharon Magee Email: tomagee at aol.com

April 22 - 23, 2017: Quilts 2017
The Napanee Heritage Quilters invite you to their "2017 Quilts" at the Strathcona Paper Centre (arena) 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee, ON on Saturday and Sunday, April 22, 23 from 10am to 4pm. Admission $6. Come see their new layout on the second floor (elevator available). Come celebrate their 20th Anniversary. For more information, visit http://napaneeheritagequiltersguild.com/Quilt_Show.html

 

MAY 2017

May 12 - 14, 2017: Festival of Quilts 2017
The Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild (OVQG) proudly presents its “Festival of Quilts 2017” with a special challenge celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday! OVQG is excited to inspire the next generation by showcasing youth quilts at the RA Centre Curling Rink, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. Admission $10 | Weekend Pass $15 | Children under 12 FREE.
The Show features hundreds of incredible quilts and quilted wearables. Visitors can vote for their favourites, and participate in the “Visitor’s Challenge”. Our Members Boutique will have quilted items for sale; over 20 vendors will be in the merchant mall; daily door prizes and raffle quilts to support local charities. Plan a trip to visit Ottawa, as the Canada 150 celebrations will be in full swing, and you can also visit the annual Tulip Festival!
Find more information visit www.ottawavalleyquiltersguild.org, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ottawaquilts and on Twitter @ottawaquilts or contact Janice Henderson
Email: publicity at ottawavalleyquiltersguild.org

May 16 - 21, 2017: Seminar 2017: Rock, Needle, Scissor
The Embroiderers' Association of Canada (EAC) invites you to their annual May Seminar at St. John's, Newfoundland this year. For more information, visit http://eac.ca/eng/seminar

May 26 - 28, 2017: Celebrating Our Canada, Reflections from the 1000 Islands
The Thousand Island Quilters' Guild invite you to their celebration of Our Canada to be held at the Brockville Memorial Centre. For more information, visit http://thousandislandsquiltersguild.com/quiltfest-2015/quiltfest-2017/

 

JUNE 2017

June 2- 4, 2017: Genesee Valley QuiltFest 2017
The Genessee Valley Quilt Club invite you to their quilt show to be held at Gordon Field House on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology which is a short ten minute drive from I-90 exit 46, Rochester, NY.  2017 QuiltFest is an "open" quilt show allowing both GVQC members and non-club members the opportunity to enter their quilts.  For more information, visit http://www.geneseevalleyquiltfest.com/

June 14 - 17, 2017: Quilt Canada 2017
The Canadian Quilters' Association invites you to Quilt Canada 2017 will be held in Toronto this year, (going to Vancouver next year) at the International Centre. Visit http://canadianquilter.ca/ for more information.

 

JULY 2017

July 11 - Aug 16, 2017: Quilt of Belonging @ Hamilton, ON
If you missed the Quilt of Belonging when it was in Kingston in June 2016, you have two chances to see it in Ontario. This is the first opportunity: at the Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, ON. For information on the Quilt, visit https://www.quiltofbelonging.ca/ and for information about the Cotton Factory visit http://cottonfactory.ca/

 

AUGUST 2017

Aug 18 - Sept 4, 2017: Quilt of Belonging @ CNE
If you missed the Quilt of Belonging when it was in Kingston in June 2016, you have two chances to see it in Ontario. This is the second opportunity: at the Toronto CNE. For information on the Quilt, visit https://www.quiltofbelonging.ca/ and for information about the CNE visit http://theex.com/

 

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Last modified by dhh: January 23, 2017