If you weren’t able to join us for the 2020 Madison County Airing of the Quilts, or just want to re-live it, we invite you to take a trip through this photo display! Just click on any photo open a larger version and then click anywhere outside of the photo, press the ESC key on your keyboard to return to the original page.

In addition to being super fun, and colorful, community event, the Madison County Airing of the Quilts is the primary annual fundraiser for the Iowa Quilt Museum. Funds raised through ticket sales and the quilt auction go directly toward exhibits and programming that help us fulfill our mission to promote appreciation of the American quilt and the art of quilting.

If you weren’t able purchase a ticket to this year’s event, consider making a donation to the Iowa Quilt Museum instead as you enjoy this virtual tour through historic and picturesque Winterset, Iowa, and the 2020 Madison County Airing of the Quilts.


Quilts & Cars

in cooperation with the Central Iowa Auto Club


Kite Quilts at the Arbor Shelter

in cooperation with the Iowa Art Quilters


Winterset City Park

Quilts by Tony Jacobson and Taylor Gibson


Hogback Bridge

Quilts from Clarke County Iowa


Holliwell Bridge

Crazy Quilt & treasures from the Cabin Quilters


Are you enjoying this Virtual Airing of the Quilts?

If so, consider making a donation today. Your gift can help us create more events and programs like this to celebrate the American quilt and the art of quiltmaking.


Cedar Bridge

Quilts from Wright County Quilters


Cutler-Donahoe Bridge

Quilts from the collection of Peggy Freligh


Monumental Park

Quilts of Valor


Quilt Walk

Homes in historic Winterset


Madison County Courthouse

Quilts by Jessica Plunkett (hanging) and others


Madison County Historical Complex

Quilts from the collection of the Madison County Historical Society