The Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show will present two gallery tours. Tickets are now available and may be purchased online.
On Friday, Oct 1, Kay Yeomans, curator of collections at the Hopper-Goetschius House will lead the Coverlet Gallery Tour; she will discuss the evolution of Bergen County coverlet style and the images used by the local weavers.
On Saturday Oct 2, the Quilt Gallery Tour will be led by Peggy W. Norris, chair of the Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show; she will take an in-depth look at many of the quilts and talk about some of their stories.
The 45- minute tours begin at 9 am; admission is $25 and include entrance to the Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show for the day. Tickets for each tour are limited to the first 15 participants and require advance purchase at www.bergencountyquiltandcoverletshow.com/events.
These tours are special events of the Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show, which will feature eighty quilts and thirty-six coverlets from sixteen Bergen County museums and thirteen private collections. The show will be held on Oct 1 and 2 at the Old Paramus Reformed Church and the Schoolhouse Museum at 650 & 660 East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood NJ. Entrance to the show is $10 for the day. Please visit bergencountyquiltandcoverletshow.com for more information.