Future Exhibits

Playing with Purpose: A Victoria Findlay Wolfe Retrospective

April 17th – July 29th

Curated by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Victoria Findlay Wolfe is an award-winning quilter, international instructor, lecturer, and author. Victoria also designs for Marcus Fabrics.


Blue Ribbon Quilts of the Iowa State Fair

July 31st – October 14th

Curated by Virginia Berger

Each year, some of the best quilts from around the state are entered in the Iowa State Fair. This exhibit will feature Blue Ribbon Winners from the recent and more distant past.


Waste Not, Want Not

October 16th – January 27th

Curated by Virginia Berger

Resourceful quilters have a long history of making artistic quilts utilizing the smallest scraps and efficient piecing methods—adhering to the philosophy of “waste not, want not.”


Just a short scenic drive from Des Moines via Interstates 80 or 35, Winterset is a picturesque & historic community. The Iowa Quilt Museum is located on the South side of the town square in a building that used to house a JC Penney store.



Regular admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Admission for Members is Free. (Learn more about membership.)  Groups of 20+ are offered a 15% discount on admission. In order to secure adequate staffing, we greatly appreciate advanced notice of group tours.