The mission of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is to promote and celebrate the art, creators, craft, and history of quilts and textiles. The Museum is the nexus for fiber artists, art lovers, collectors, quilters, and crafters who share a passion for fiber art and a deep commitment to its preservation and evolution.
- fiber art can be created, appreciated and enjoyed by all people.
- quilts and textiles are celebrated as forms of artistic and cultural expression that are at the core of human experience, especially that of women and people of color.
- resourcefulness and inventiveness in the use of diverse fiber materials is celebrated as well as the wealth of techniques used to add beauty and give meaning to our lives.
- fiber art that interprets established community traditions, aesthetics, and values, as well as work that seeks to express a uniquely personal aesthetic and experience are embraced.
Dotti Chichon photos