Quilting and fiber arts are traditions often passed through generations that represent the unique cultures and agricultural interests of a region. The Virginia Quilt Museum is one of 7 museums across the country preserving and interpreting the historical significance of weaving, quilting, and producing the literal fabric of our lives. The historic Warren-Sipe House, which is home to the Museum, built in 1856 offers a unique setting for visitors to view the work and home life of our early settlers, fiber artisans of the past, as well as contemporary quilt displays.
Virginia Quilt Museum Today
The Virginia Quilt Museum is nestled in the heart of Harrisonburg's downtown historic district. The Virginia Quilt Museum is the Commonwealth's official quilt museum and is open to the public as a resource center for the study of quilts and quilting in the cultural life of society. The historic Warren-Sipe House, which is home to the Museum, was built in 1856 and offers opportunities to view significant work by both early and contemporary quilt artisans. The Museum offers rotating exhibits of quilts from its permanent collection, from private collections and from other institutions. To further its mission of education, the Museum hosts workshops and lectures. Check the website at www.vaquiltmuseum.org for more information. Hours of Operation Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm Closed Major Holidays Closed Four days between exhibits