National Quilt Museum http://wkms.org en Organizers Unpacking for Paducah Quilt Week http://wkms.org/post/organizers-unpacking-paducah-quilt-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 10,000 quilts have been displayed in Paducah and more than $2.5 million in cash prizes have been awarded during the American Quilter's Society's shows that are in their third decade in 2014. The Paducah McCracken County Convention and Expo Center is the epicenter of the </span>AQS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Quilt Week activities that start with an awards preview next Tuesday (April 22) then show opening Wednesday, continuing through Saturday. American Quilter's Society co-founder Meredith Schroeder is at the Expo Center helping to unpack quilts for judging over the weekend and Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaks with her on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 39985 at http://wkms.org Organizers Unpacking for Paducah Quilt Week LowerTown Artist Exhibits 30 Years of Quilting http://wkms.org/post/lowertown-artist-exhibits-30-years-quilting <p>LowerTown's Caryl Bryer Fallert celebrates 30 years of making innovative quilts by creating 30 new works for the exhibit opening with a reception this Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the National Quilt Museum. &nbsp;We meet the artist during <em>Sounds Good</em>. Her exhibit is titled "Thirty Quilts for Thirty Years" and includes thirty luminous art quilts created just for this exhibit by the Elgin, Illinois native and LowerTown resident.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:55:41 +0000 Kate Lochte 37090 at http://wkms.org LowerTown Artist Exhibits 30 Years of Quilting Paducah Named Among Best Day Tours by AAA Midwest Traveler http://wkms.org/post/paducah-named-among-best-day-tours-aaa-midwest-traveler <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 26px;">Readers of&nbsp;</span><i style="line-height: 26px;">AAA Midwest Traveler</i><span style="line-height: 26px;">&nbsp;have voted Paducah as the best day trip from Evansville, Indiana. The annual poll gives readers the opportunity to name top destinations from metropolitan areas in the Midwest. Paducah received word earlier this month and sent an award plaque to the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The award was completely reader-driven.&nbsp;</span><i style="line-height: 26px;">Midwest Traveler</i><span style="line-height: 26px;">&nbsp;highlighted Paducah’s arts district and attractions like the National Quilt Museum and National Heritage Museum as reasons for the honor.</span></p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:06:55 +0000 Austin Ramsey 34411 at http://wkms.org Paducah Named Among Best Day Tours by AAA Midwest Traveler 'From the Pieces of a Nation: Civil War Period Quilts' at the National Quilt Museum http://wkms.org/post/pieces-nation-civil-war-period-quilts-national-quilt-museum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;meets Judy </span>Schwender<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah to&nbsp;learn more about the exhibit of Civil War Era Quilts. This exhibit is open through October 8, featuring quilts made while the nation was being torn apart, from </span>Arlan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Pat Christ's collection. </span>Schwender<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about a few of the stand-outs, including quilts made by men of the Civil War era, and also how quilt-making has become popular in modern Japan.</span></p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:38:28 +0000 Kate Lochte 33537 at http://wkms.org 'From the Pieces of a Nation: Civil War Period Quilts' at the National Quilt Museum Bevin Brings Campaign Rollout to Paducah: Fighting Early Attack Ads http://wkms.org/post/bevin-brings-campaign-rollout-paducah-fighting-early-attack-ads <p></p><p>U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin brought day two of his campaign announcement tour to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah Thursday.</p><p>The Louisville businessman was born in Colorado and raised in New Hampshire. Bevin is hoping to unseat U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in next May’s Republican primary.</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:25:36 +0000 John Null & Chad Lampe 33418 at http://wkms.org Bevin Brings Campaign Rollout to Paducah: Fighting Early Attack Ads