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Mutton Hill Quilt Show

Presented by Summit County Historical Society at John S. Knight Center, Akron OH

Oct 16 - 18 2015
Mutton Hill Quilt Show

Mutton Hill Quilt Show showcases the amazing talents of local quilters featuring works of art with fabric and thread. The pieces will inspire and surprise you! Join us to also see 30 of the most contemporary quilts in the world from Quilt National ’15, an internationally juried show, in Akron.

The Mutton Hill Quilt Show features quilts of amazing art and design, vendors of notions and fabric, lectures and quilt appraisal opportunities.  Held at the John S. Knight Center October 16 – 18, 2015, prepare to be inspired and amazed by the quilts on display in 22 categories exhibited by quilters throughout Ohio, Indiana, Colorado and Oregon. The Society is also pleased to bring Quilt National ’15 to Akron for the weekend.  A portion of this internationally juried show is a special exhibit from the Dairy Arts Barn and includes works from Wooster, Ohio, numerous locations across the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. View historic quilts from the Society’s permanent collection and local partners.

Don and Lisa Drumm will be recognized at a special preview event, “A Tribute to Ohio Craft,” on Friday, October 16th. The Summit County Historical Society will present them with its highest honor, a Summit Award for individuals of Akron/Summit County who have made

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ADMISSION INFO

$10 admission Saturday, October 17 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
$10 admission Sunday, October 18 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
Most lectures are free. There are fees for special lectures including Downton Abbey: the Roaring 20s ($20) and Jazzy Threads – Sulky International ($10).

Contact: 3305351120

Email: Quilts@summithistory.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Friday’s preview party requires registration and is a $50 ticketed event. Be the first to see the Mutton Hill Quilt Show while saluting Don and Lisa Drumm! Tickets can be purchased at the door at the Show on Saturday and Sunday.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • SCHS historic collection

LOCATION

John S. Knight Center

77 E. Mill Street, Akron, OH 44308

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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