America Quilts celebrates the artists, the quilts and the powerful stories woven into them. This program examines quilts from three perspectivesas historical records, symbols of family and community, and works of art.
A stunning kaleidoscope of colors and patterns reflects the variety and intensity of this art form, and the artists who created them are as varied as the patterns in their quilts.
Quilts cross the barriers of class, age, and ethnicity.They are tangible, tactile records of life in America. Every quilt has its story, reflecting the personality and passion of its maker. Each day the stories continuea quilt is completed, another is begun and a centuries-old tradition continues.
Quilts Hold Lives
Quilts Hold Memories
Quilts Hold Stories
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