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August 12, 2010
August 14, 2010
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August 12-14, 2010 Quilt Festival in Lowell, MA.

The 2010 Lowell Quilt Festival has been scheduled for August 12-14, 2010 in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Festival features juried works from talented artists from across the country, quilting demonstrations, auctions, quilt sales, appraisals, and other fun lectures and discussions. This year, there will be several Lunch & Learn lectures featuring highly regarded experts.

Events are held at locations throughout the city of Lowell, including Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Whistler House Museum of Art, Brush Studios,

A full schedule and list of events can be found below and on the Lowell Quilt Festival Website. People visit the Lowell Quilt Festival from around the world, and it’s one of the most popular annual festivals of its kind.

Lowell Quilt Festival Schedule of Events


Thursday, August 12, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday, August 13, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, August 14, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SPECIAL EXHIBITS (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)

  • “Lost Heroes” Art Quilt – Julie Feingold
  • “Circle of Friends” – Marjorie Lydecker
  • “It’s All About Color” – Gerald Roy
  • “It’s All About Color” – Gerald Roy
  • “America’s Stately Wreaths: A Quilted Celebration of America’s State Flowers” – Faye Labanaris
  • New England Quilt Museum “Blue and White” from the NEQM Collection
  • New England Quilt Museum Guild Challenge Quilts
  • New England Quilt Museum Community Quilts
  • Youth Quilts

QUILT APPRAISALS (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)

MERCHANT MALL (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)

  • Vendor Demonstrations


  • 1:00 PM – Marjorie Lydecker: “Circle of Friends” Thursday and Friday (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)
  • 2:00 PM – Anita Loscalzo: “Contemporary Broderie Perse” (New England Quilt Museum)
  • 3:30 PM – Gerald Roy: “It’s All About Color” (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)

DEMONSTRATIONS (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)


  • 9:30 – 10:00 am OPENING CEREMONY (Lowell Memorial Auditorium)
  • Noon – 1:00 pm LUNCH & LEARN: Bobbie Sullivan: Color & Design – 20 Years of Art Quilts (Lowell Memorial Auditorium, $20)
  • GALLERY NIGHT (Festival Partner Sites)


  • Noon – 1:00 pm LUNCH & LEARN: Froncie Quinn: Oft Think of Me, (Lowell Memorial Auditorium: $20)
  • Noon – 2:00 pm HIGH TEA (Whistler House Museum of Art: $10)
  • 5:30 pm PREVIEW OF AUCTION QUILTS (Merrimack Repertory Theater)
  • 6:00 pm LIVE AUCTION OF QUILTS (Merrimack Repertory Theater: Enjoy wine, cheese & all the auction fun with a $15 donation to benefit the New England Quilt Museum!)


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