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DENVER – Oct. 17, 2023 – Denver International Airport (DEN) is proud to present “Perfect Patchwork,” showcasing the exceptional quilting talent of the local community. The exhibition, on view from October 2023 to February 2024, features 100 works representing three diverse guilds and one museum: The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild, The Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild, The Colorado Quilting Council and The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum.
Quilting is an art form that dates to ancient civilizations and involves stitching layers of fabric and padding together. Colorado has a rich tradition of quilting, and the organizations represented in “Perfect Patchwork” are dedicated to celebrating this unique craft and its enduring legacy. Visitors can explore the display cases and will find quilts representing the city of Denver, capturing the essence of Colorado’s natural beauty and featuring aviation themes. Visitors will also be able to appreciate the intricate details of the meticulously hand-sewn quilts that reflect the history and culture of the guilds, offering a glimpse into the lives and stories of the quilters and their communities.
“Perfect Patchwork” is located in Ansbacher Hall, near A-Bridge security, and on level three of Concourse C, and includes large hanging quilts, unique quilted clothing and a variety of expertly crafted quilts in different shapes and sizes.
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