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20150121 MHM Quilts KO 7171 webThe Mission Historical Museum will soon be accepting entries for its Sixteenth Annual Quilt Show. Entries will be accepted in three categories: Hand-quilted bed quilts, Machine-quilted bed quilts, and Wall hangings. The show is open to all quilters, both Winter Texans and year-round residents.

 

Quilts will be exhibited in the Museum’s Post Office building. Quilts and wall hangings exhibit must be ready to hang with a sleeve for display purposes. Entries are accepted on a first-in/first accepted basis. Because of limited space, the museum reserves the right to close entries before the deadline. This will allow for the best possible presentation for all quilts. To allow for the broadest representation, participants may submit only one item per person. Any quilt entered in this show within the past five years is not eligible for entry this year. The quilts will be judged by a panel of independent judges, with ribbons awarded for first, second, and third places in each category. Best-of-show and Viewers’ Choice ribbons will also be awarded.20150121 MHM Quilts KO 7168 web

Quilts may be entered by submitting an entry form, which is available at the Museum.

Entry forms and quilts will be accepted at the Museum from Tuesday, Dec. 7 through Thursday, Jan 6, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Museum will be closed Dec. 23, 24, 25, and 31; and Jan. 1. Quilts may be pre-registered, and the quilts themselves may be delivered on any date during this time, through the Jan. 6 deadline. If you would like to enter your quilt, you are urged to register early, because space is limited.

The exhibit opens on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, and continues through Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. An awards reception and Turning of the Quilts program will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022.

The Mission Historical Museum is located at 900 Doherty in downtown Mission. Admission is free. For information, call the Museum at (956) 580-8646.

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