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Allegany Arts Council announces 2022 Schoolhouse Quilt Show & Competition
CUMBERLAND—The Allegany Arts Council and Schoolhouse Quilters Guild, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to host the first-ever 2022 Schoolhouse Quilt Show & Competition to take place June 3-5, 2022, at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Maryland.
The 2022 Schoolhouse Quilt Show & Competition is the first time the Allegany Arts Council and Schoolhouse Quilters Guild, Inc. have partnered for the event, seeking to expand the long-running show into a nationally-ranked competition and tourist attraction. Allegany County is proud to honor quilters practicing this traditional art form and hopes to encourage a new generation of artists to learn the practice.
The 2022 competition will feature three full days of quilt exhibition, programs and workshops, a quilt boutique, vendors and much more. More than $5000 in prizes will be awarded to traditional and modern quilters in a variety of categories. The call for entry is open now through April 30, and entries can be made by visiting the Allegany Arts Council website at https://www.alleganyartscouncil.org/quiltshow/call-for-entry/.
Tickets for the show and workshops will be available for pre-sale beginning in April 2022.