Are you a
member of a Quilt Guild or a Rug Hooking Guild and would like to arrange an adventure for your group?
We invite textile organizations to experience the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum’s Annual Rug Show "Art Underfoot" March 4-28, 2013 and
our Annual Quilt Show September 28- October 19, 2013 "The Year of the Art Quilt"
Groups of ten or more should be registered with Museum at least two weeks in advance so we can plan ahead for your visit.
After you visit the quilt exhibit let us help you plan your visit to Athens, TN. Options include:
-Tour the Englewood Textile Museum
-Enjoy the “World’s Best Ice-Cream” at the Mayfield Dairy Visitor Center in Athens
-Shopping in Historic Downtown Athens
-Tour the L&N Railroad Depot and Museum in Etowah, TN
-Tour McMinn County’s Appalachian Quilt Trail. These beautiful hand-painted quilt blocks decorate the buildings around town and on barns in the scenic countryside. Athens is proud to claim the largest display of quilt blocks at 16 quilt patterns.
Call the Museum at 423-745-0329 or email us to book your tour today!
The Living Heritage Museum is centrally located between Chattanooga and Knoxville, just off Interstate 75 exits 49 and 52.