Super Stars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum Exhibit
What: A diverse array of pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered star-studded quilts, curated by Stacy Hollander.
Why: “This exhibit really shows you the imagination of quiltmakers and what they can do with just the basic idea of stars,” Elizabeth says. From traditional five-pointed stars inspired by the American flag to kaleidoscope-inspired stars, you’ll see how this motif has evolved over more than 100 years of quilt history.
For more info: folkartmuseum.org
Photo: Star of Bethlehem with Satellite Stars Quilt. Artist unidentified. Possibly Pennsylvania; 1930–1950. Cotton and blends, 81-1/4x81”. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Danziger, 1985.4.1. Photograph by Helga Studios. Courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum.