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Based on their shared belief that quilt making is one of the most widely known and personally experienced crafts for many North Carolinians, more than 20 men and women aged 14 to 82 have the mission to support, encourage, and document quilting traditions and activities as a part of the Heritage Quilters group.
A traveling exhibit set up by the British Museum brought 75 watercolor drawings by John White to the NC Museum of History in Raleigh. These drawings depicted flora, fauna, Native Americans, and the area around present-day Roanoke Island. Dr. Kim Sloan wrote a catalog that accompanied the exhibit and included essays by authors with additional perspectives.
The Farmer-James collection of quilts was a traveling exhibit from January 20-March 14, 2003. It included 37 quilts ranging from Civil War era to the mid-twentieth century. It showcases the difference between folkloristic and artistic treatments of quilt making traditions.