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"Three Great Leaders" by Carolyn White
2023 Best of Show Winner

2024 ATLANTA
QUILT FESTIVAL
8/2-9/8

Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road
South Fulton, GA 30331







Quilt Entry Deadline extended to June 14th!!

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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, Jul 12
    Jul 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – Aug 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602, USA
    Jul 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – Aug 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602, USA
    Art quilters honor the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis
  • Celebration of the Quilt Life of Marva Swanson
    Celebration of the Quilt Life of Marva Swanson
    Thu, Aug 01
    Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Join us for a joyful celebration of Atlanta Quilt Festival Co-Founder Marva Swanson
  • 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.
  • Getting Into MY Good Trouble
    Getting Into MY Good Trouble
    Sat, Aug 03
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – Aug 26, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – Aug 26, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Quilters will share through fiber how they will continue the legacy of Congressman John Lewis
  • 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.
  • Happy Days Baby Quilt
    Happy Days Baby Quilt
    Fri, Aug 09
    Aug 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Welcome your special newborn into the world with a quilt!
  • Beginning Paper Piecing Class
    Beginning Paper Piecing Class
    Fri, Aug 09
    Aug 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Take your quilts to the next level!
  • Creative Dollmaking
    Creative Dollmaking
    Sat, Aug 10
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn to make the doll of your dreams.
  • Beginning Quilting
    Beginning Quilting
    Sat, Aug 10
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road
    Learn to quilt at the Atlanta Quilt Festival!
  • From the Atlanta Quilt Festival to the Met: One Artist’s Journey
    From the Atlanta Quilt Festival to the Met: One Artist’s Journey
    Sat, Aug 10
    Aug 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Dawn Williams Boyd shares her incredible journey.
  • Friday Master Class - African Improv Logs Class
    Friday Master Class - African Improv Logs Class
    Fri, Aug 16
    Aug 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn to expand your creativity from Master QUilter Kena Dorsey
  • Saturday Master Class - African Improv Logs Class
    Saturday Master Class - African Improv Logs Class
    Sat, Aug 17
    Aug 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn to expand your creativity from Master Quilter Kena Dorsey
  • “My Quilting Habit” Lecture/Trunk Show by Kena Dorsey
    “My Quilting Habit” Lecture/Trunk Show by Kena Dorsey
    Sat, Aug 17
    Aug 17, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 17, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Atlanta, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    See the quilts of Kena Dorsey and hear her story.
  • Beginning Hand Quilting
    Beginning Hand Quilting
    Fri, Aug 23
    Aug 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn the timeless art of hand quilting.
  • Beginning Free Motion Quilting
    Beginning Free Motion Quilting
    Fri, Aug 23
    Aug 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Add some pizzazz to your quilts! Learn to free motion quilt. Pat Batine will show you how.
  • Beginning Machine Embroidery
    Beginning Machine Embroidery
    Sat, Aug 24
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn to create beautiful machine embroidery.
  • Youth Introduction to Quilting
    Youth Introduction to Quilting
    Sat, Aug 24
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Learn to use a sewing machine and make your first quilt! Parents welcome!
  • Celebrating the Life of Quilt Historian Cuesta Benberry
    Celebrating the Life of Quilt Historian Cuesta Benberry
    Sat, Aug 24
    Aug 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Aug 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
    Lynette Warren will share the highlights of Cuesta Benberry’s life and work
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Host the John Lewis Traveling Exhibit

If you are a gallery owner interested in hosting the Good Trouble Quilts exhibit, please email info@atlantaquiltfestival.com. A $5000 donation to the Atlanta Quilt Festival is requested.

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