Image Resource Guides

Welcome to our exclusive set of Image Resource Guides (IRG), an encyclopedic online downloadable reference repository housing information about each image seen in every episode of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics, a nine-part documentary series.

This complete catalogue is ideal for instructors in the classroom, art lovers and quilt lovers alike, and the uninitiated viewer.  It is the first-of-its-kind, complete catalogue of all of the quilts and photographs featured in each of the nine episodes.

Download them to your iPad or laptop or print them out and follow along as you watch each episode. Simply click the links listed below.

Image Resource Guides

   Episode 1 – Quilts 101: Antique & Contemporary

   Episode 2 – Quilts Bring History Alive

   Episode 3 – The Quilt Marketplace

   Episode 4 – What is Art?

   Episode 5 – Gee’s Bend: “The Most Famous Quilts in America?”

   Episode 6 – How Quilts have been Viewed and Collected

   Episode 7 – Empowering Women One Quilt at a Time

   Episode 8 – Quilt Nation – 20,000,000 and Counting!

   Episode 9 – Quilt Scholarship: Romance and Reality