El Pueblo History Museum to Host Ninth Annual Regional Quilt Show
PUEBLO, Colo. (March 27, 2019) — El Pueblo History Museum is excited to host the ninth annual Southern Colorado Regional Quilt Show, presented by the Pride City Quilt Guild. Over one hundred quilts will be displayed at the museum, 301 N. Union Ave. The exhibition will begin on Thursday, April 4 and will continue through Monday, April 15. There will be a reception on Thursday, April 4 from 3 pm until 5 pm.
Every year, this show features over 100 quilts made by quilters from all around the southern Colorado area, and attracts more than 1,500 attendees. During the two-week event, Pride City Quilt Guild will also be hosting weekend workshops. The first will be a “How To” demonstration on Saturday, April 6 and the second will be a “Come Help Make” workshop on Saturday, April 13.
“We are excited to host the annual exhibition of the Pride City Quilters Guild for the ninth year,” said El Pueblo History Museum Deputy Director Simon Tearpak. “It displays not only the unique craftsmanship of locally created quilts, but it also offers a lot of fun activities for our Hands-On History students and brings in a wide variety of guests to the museum.”
The quilt show is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, contact El Pueblo History Museum at 719-583-0453. To have a quilt included in the show, contact Pride City Quilt Guild at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, April 1st.
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