Online Registration

What Quilts Tell Us

A survey of quilt history in America from the late 1700s to present. Quilts from the Virginia Quilt Museum Collection will be viewed in the cloth and discussed at the Museum, Harrisonburg. This discussion will include history and techniques used in creating the quilt. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Collections Room at VQM, and one or two field trips focusing on quilting in the Shenandoah Valley are planned.

Additional Fees: other museum entrance fees less than $20.

Instructor: Gloria Comstock graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln with a degree in textile history and quilt studies in 2010. Her internship was with the ethnographic collection at the Florida Museum of Natural History, at the University of Florida. Currently, she is the curator/registrar at the Virginia Quilt Museum.


Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at or 540/568.2923.

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