2010 Atlanta Quilt Festival Officially Open

If you missed the opening reception of the Atlanta Quilt Festival yesterday, you still have 13 more days to enjoy the exhibit and the festivities. The exhibit, which is sponsored by the Clara Ford Foundation,  features over 50 extraordinary quilts and dolls. The exhibit continues through August 13, 2010 at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA. It is open daily from 10 a.m – 5 p.m.

Book lovers will want to attend the Book Fair Thursday, August 5th  from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The featured author is Irene Latham who wrote Leaving Gees Bend. She will speak and sign her book at 2 p.m. Later at 6:30 p.m., she will be featured at the Wine and Words book series at Hammonds House Museum.

On Saturday, August 7, 2010, quilt artist Judy Tipton Rush will lecture and show her quilts at 3 p.m. Admission is $5.00 at the door.

A Beginning Quiltmaking  class and a Dollmaking class will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2010. To register email ovbrant@gmail.com.

The Festival concludes with Family Day August 13. the quilters will be on hand to demonstrate different aspects of quilting and to provide children’s crafting activities.

I look forward to seeing you there.


About ovbrantley

I am a passionate quilter who also is the general counsel for a major urban county in Georgia. I manage to pursue my triple passions of motherhood, quilting and traveling.
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