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In Loving Memory

Marva Swanson,

Co-Founder &

Program Director

It is with deep sorrow that the Atlanta Quilt Festival, Inc. announces the loss of Marva Swanson, our Co-Founder, Program Director, quilting sister and friend. 

Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 12th at 11am at the Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road, Atlanta, GA. Viewing is Sunday, February 11th from 1pm-6pm at Murray Brother Funeral Home, 1199 Utoy Springs Road, Atlanta, GA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Atlanta Quilt Festival or the 100 Black Men.

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Upcoming Events

  • Good Trouble Quilts -- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Congressman John Lewis
    Good Trouble Quilts -- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Congressman John Lewis
    Fri, Mar 01
    Mar 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 27, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Civil Rights Memorial Center, 400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104, USA
    Mar 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 27, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Civil Rights Memorial Center, 400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104, USA
    Art quilters honor the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis
  • Atlanta Quilt Festival Juried Exhibit
    Atlanta Quilt Festival Juried Exhibit
    Fri, Aug 02
    Aug 02, 2024, 5:00 PM – Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road
    Aug 02, 2024, 5:00 PM – Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road
    View over 100 quilts created prodominantly by African-American quilters.
  • Opening Reception of the Atlanta Quilt Festival
    Opening Reception of the Atlanta Quilt Festival
    Sun, Aug 04
    Aug 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Be the first to see the quilts and dolls of the Atlanta Quilt Festival. Shop vendors. Vote for best of show. Attend the Ribbon Ceremony at 2 pm.
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