Extended: Open July 2016 - August 2017
Tour this exhibit to learn about the artistic, cultural, historic, and social importance of the quilts. Throughout the colorful, attractive exhibit you will learn about the women who made them and how lifestyle, current events, and society affected the fabric and pattern choices. Through the quilts and their stories, a picture will emerge of the important contributions made by women at a time when their opportunities remained limited.
Take a journey through our core exhibit on the history of Marathon County and you will learn about the many people and events that have made us what we are today. The exhibit is focused on the stories of the people who have lived here, highlighting three themes: Arriving Here, Making A Living and Having Fun.