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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum's New Exhibits: The 15th Quilt Nihon Exhibition | Japan, plus Viewpoints 9 | Word Cycle Exhibit

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In the Main Gallery:
The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is proud to host The 15th Quilt Nihon Exhibition | Japan of traditional and contemporary quilts from Japan on tour in the United States. The Japanese Handicraft Instructors’ Association (JHIA) sponsors this award-winning quilt competition. The Quilt Nihon Exhibition is one of the most prestigious international quilt contests in Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology supports it. It has been held since 1989.
In the Northeast Gallery:
Viewpoints 9 Word Cycle Exhibit - is an international, invitational, fiber art group, founded in 2012. Based on challenges posed by each artist, the group considers unique sources of creative inspiration. The emerging narrative allows opportunities to experiment with new techniques, share each artist’s individual perspective and glimpse their creative process. Each member chose one word as a theme, with nine quilts created around each theme, totaling 81 pieces. Themes are Home, Migrant, Time, Serenity, Possibility, Structure, Line, Addiction, and Repetition.

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Some facts about the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum:
--The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum was incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1982; RMQM opened in 1990 in downtown Golden, Colorado, with a gift of 101 quilts from the personal collection of Eugenia Mitchell, the Museum’s founder.
--RMQM was the third quilt museum in the United States in 1990 and is now one of eleven dedicated quilt museums in the country.
--RMQM has a global reach welcoming visitors from six continents, multiple countries and each of the United States.
--Two galleries host eight exhibits per year—displaying over 250 quilts, historical and contemporary art quilts from the museum’s collection, as well as quilts by national and regional quilt artists. Exhibitions range from traditional to contemporary, each with a unique style and theme.

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