Navigating and Exploring the Site

Thank you for visiting the Why Quilts Matter: History, Politics & Art website. We invite you to use the following directory to find your way around the site and to discover the wonderful resources and features tucked behind each tab on the navigation bar.

Explore, discover, enjoy.

ABOUT: How the series came to be; who was involved; and info about Why Quilts Matter on PBS.

BUY IT NOW:  How to purchase the DVD series online (domestic and international sales) and a special group discount available to quilt guilds.

PRESS: A downloadable press kit for magazines, reporters, event organizers, guild programmers and librarians, bloggers, museum curators, educational institutions, and anyone else writing about or otherwise promoting Why Quilts Matter.

EVENTS: Announcements of upcoming Why Quilts Matter-related events.

BLOG: We’re working on making this an even more vital source of the latest Why Quilts Matter news as well as news and information concerning the quilt community at large. Beginning September 1, 2012, a new post every Monday.

RESOURCES: This is the Mother Lode! You’ll find a downloadable episode-by-episode Image Resource Guide identifying every image (quilt and otherwise) shown in the series and ideas for using the series as guild programming and as a programming “plus” for exhibitions.

CONTRIBUTE: The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc.—creator of the series—is a non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome!

CONTACT: If you can’t find it on the site, this tells you whom to contact—and how.