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Schweinfurth Art Center Executive Director Donna Lamb speaks about the annual "Quilts =Art=Quilts " exhibit during a tour in October.

Auburn art center accepting quilt exhibit submissions

The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center is accepting submissions for its annual "Quilts=Art=Quilts" show through Friday, July 20.

Quilts will be selected by jurors based on overall design quality, visual impact and originality. Prizes will be awarded for excellence in design and workmanship in multiple categories, including $1,000 for Best of Show.

The exhibit will take place from Oct. 27 through Jan. 9. The opening weekend will include an artist reception, awards presentation, workshops, a quilter's dinner and a lecture.

The exhibit regularly attracts quilters from around the world.

"Every year, I am astounded at the quality of the quilts in our show," Schweinfurth Executive Director Donna Lamb said in a news release. "They truly represent the best contemporary art quilts from the region, nation, and world."

The entry fee is $30 for Schweinfurth members and $35 for nonmembers. Applications are available at

For more information, visit or call (315) 255-1553.

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