The Dairy Barn Arts Center Presents the 20th Quilt National and the Crazy Quilt Crawl
May 27 - September 04, 2017; Every day
The Dairy Barn Arts CEnter
This summer brings the 20th biennial of Quilt National and the whole town will be celebrating. May through August, visitors to Athens will not only experience 85 incredible contemporary quilts in Quilt National ‘17 at the Dairy Barn, they will also have the opportunity to go on the Crazy Quilt Crawl, which will feature contemporary and traditional quilts from local Athenians at over 45 locations in town and throughout Athens County.
This year’s Quilt National exhibition will feature 85 artists representing 28 states and 9 foreign countries. Jurors were Nancy Crow, Petra Fallaux and Art Martin. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission costs include $10 for general admission, $8 for students and seniors, with free admission for members and children under 12.
Visitors will experience a newly expanded facility and be able to take home unique mementos of Quilt National from The Dairy Barn’s new Gallery Shop. The shop will feature specially produced items by the Quilt National exhibitors, in addition to other hand-crafted items made by regional artists. The limited edition of the 20th biennial Quilt National ’17 Catalog, The Best of Contemporary Quilts will be available for purchase in the Gallery Shop