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The following exhibit is at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center (105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg, PA);

Visit now through November 16, 2018 to view these wonderful Perkiomen Valley Quilts!

The quilt design known locally as “Perkiomen Valley” will be featured in a special exhibit. Perkiomen Valley quilts are technically known as split nine patch for the way the individual patchwork blocks are constructed. The pattern can be dazzling! We will include antique Perkiomen Valley quilts from the Heritage Center collection as well as contemporary versions made by local quilters. Don’t miss this textile tribute to our lovely valley!

Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg, Pa. Free admission.


The Mennonite Heritage Center (Harleysville, PA) is always hosting something new, and this month is no exception.

Quilting Through the Generations

now – October 20, 2018

Fine-art quilts and wall hangings by Bud Slemmer, of Lederach, PA, along with several quilts by various family members. Bud’s work features colorful fabrics from southeast Asia. A number of his quilts, table runners, hot pads and pin cushions are available for purchase during the exhibit.

Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, PA


Allentown Art Museum is a wonderful local museum that offers free admission on every third Thursday evenings from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and every Sunday afternoon from noon to 4 p.m. (and often has special events and activities during those free admission times, including family friendly happenings on Sunday afternoons).

In addition to a marvelous permanent art collection, their special exhibits are always worth the visit. Allentown Art Museum, 31 North Fifth Street, Allentown, PA


The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College is often forgotten despite being free, open to the public, and just down the road from the Valley in Collegeville, PA (601 E Main Street). The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., and currently has four exhibitions on display, in addition to its permanent collection.

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