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2019 Benefit Auction - quilts available in the SAQA Store 2019 Benefit Auction - quilts available in the SAQA Store
The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA's premiere fundraising event - all proceeds help support SAQA's exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. While the online bidding may be over, there are still many beautiful pieces available in the SAQA store for $100.  Your purchase helps increase the recognition for art quilts and the artists who make them.

2020 SAQA Conference - Registration is OPEN! 2020 SAQA Conference - Registration is OPEN!
Registration is now open for the 2020 MoSAiQA conference in Toronto, Canada. Join us March 19-22, 2020 for our annual conference held at the Hilton Toronto in the centre of this dynamic city.  Early Bird Deadline (save $90!) is October31.

Vendors needed for 2020 SAQA Conference Vendors needed for 2020 SAQA Conference
Do you sell hand-dyed fabrics or other unique embellishments? We are currently seeking applicants for the Vendor Marketplace, part of the 2020 SAQA Conference in Toronto, Canada. Our attendees are avid fiber artists from around the world who enjoy incorporating beautiful fibers and embellishments in their artwork. Don't miss this great opportunity - deadline is December 1, 2019.

Join us at Quilt Festival Houston! Join us at Quilt Festival Houston!
Heading to Houston for Festival this October? So it SAQA! We are looking for volunteers to assist at the SAQA Booth - it's super FUN and you get to hang out with other fabulous SAQA members.

Forced to Flee - virtual tour and other videos now available Forced to Flee - virtual tour and other videos now available
Don't miss this fascinating in-depth look at a very powerful exhibition. Get up close to see the details, stitchwork, and textures contained in these works of art in the SAQA Global Exhibition Forced to Flee. This video series includes interviews with Juror Dr. Susan Beryl Marks, curators from the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, and selected artists. 

Artists selected for Musica! Artists selected for Musica!
Congratulations to the 31 artists selected by juror Joe Cunningham for the SAQA Global Exhibition Musica! This exhibition will premiere at the National Quilt Museum in March 2020.

Art Quilt Quarterly - Subscribe today Art Quilt Quarterly - Subscribe today
Have you checked out Art Quilt Quarterly yet? This quarterly publication is designed to appeal to collectors and admirers of art quilts everywhere. Each issue includes articles on notable collections and collectors, conservation, artists to watch, SAQA traveling exhibitions and much more. Subscribe or renew today!

SAQA book: Art Quilts Unfolding SAQA book: Art Quilts Unfolding
Art Quilts Unfolding: 50 years of Innovation is available in the SAQA Store. This SAQA publication offers full-color images of 400 masterpieces along with engaging interviews and profiles of 58 influential artists, key leaders, important events, and significant collections. 

SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group! SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Then join SAQA's members-only Facebook group, a place to reach out to old friends and discover new ones! Let's talk about art, our creative journeys and what inspires us.

Special Interest Groups - Join one today! Special Interest Groups - Join one today!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Learn more about about a particular topic?

SAQA offers a series of online discussion groups called Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These meetings take place "virtually" using Zoom video conferencing technology. It's a fun way to meet other SAQA members and discuss art-related topics. 

Partnership with Craft Industry Alliance Partnership with Craft Industry Alliance
Interested in learning more about the business of art? Take advantage of SAQA's new partnership with the Craft Industry Alliance, a new kind of trade organization for makers, suppliers, designers, and content creators in all areas of craft. SAQA members get a discounted rate on new memberships!