Quilt exhibit opens Thursday at Moorhead's HjemkomstCenter
“Quilt National ’13,” the 18th biennial juried exhibition of innovative art quilts produced in Athens, Ohio, will be on exhibit with the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County at the Hjemkomst Center from this Thursday, Aug. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 28.
Visitors will see an eclectic collection of never-before-exhibited works from talented fiber artists representing 27 states and 7 foreign countries.
This activity is supported in part by a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council through Minnesota State Legislative appropriation, the Quilters Guild of North Dakota, and the Minnesota Quilters.
On Saturday, Aug. 16, HCSCC will host an opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m.; the event is free and open to the public.
Special guest and fiber artist Katie Pasquini Masopaust from Santa Fe, N.M., will be present for an artist reception on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in conjunction with the Indian Summer Quilt Conference at the Fargo Civic Center.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County collects, preserves, interprets, and shares the history and culture of Clay County.
HCSCC also provides interpretation of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship, Hopperstad Stave Church Replica, and hosts traveling exhibits in 7,000 sq. feet of temporary exhibition space.
The Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County is a community resource for 210,000 people in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area and serves an average of 30,000 visitors a year from all over the world.
For more information, call 218-299-5511 or visit www.hcscconline.org. The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County is located in the Hjemkomst Center at 202 First Avenue North in Moorhead.