2021 People’s Choice Quilt Awards Announced by Billings Farm & Museum
WOODSTOCK, VERMONT…. Billings Farm & Museum is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 People’s Choice Awards for the 35th Annual Quilt Exhibition held July 17 – August 22, 2021.
More than 10,000 visitors have viewed the exhibition to date and 1,100 ballots were cast for favorites in the large and small quilt categories. The People’s Choice Award winners for this year are:
Full size quilts:
First place: Confetti Carnival – Norma Ippolito, Chester
Second Place: My Red & White Quilt – Mary Guntz, Hartford
Third Place: Variation on Kaffe’s Facet – Neomi Lauritsen, Weathersfield
Small/Medium size quilts:
First: Berkeley – Linda Diak, Chester
Second: Floral Bouquets – Mary Jane Arvidson, Brownsville
Third: Kaleidoscope – Kathleen Geagan, Brownsville
At the exhibition opening, the Jurors’ Choice Awards were presented to Linda Diak of Chester, Vermont for her quilt, Berkeley, by juror Marti DelNevo; Floral Bouquets made by Mary Jane Arvidson of Brownsville, VT, was selected by juror Nola Forbes; Norma Ippolito of Chester, VT, was selected by juror Froncie Quinn for her quilt, Confetti Carnival, which also received the Billings Farm & Museum Staff Choice Award.
The winning quilts will be on display through Sunday, August 22. Billings Farm & Museum is open daily from 10AM-5PM and the Quilt Exhibition is included in admission. Visit billingsfarm.org for hours and admissions details.
Visiting safely. For the continued safety of our staff and guests, all guests over the age of 2 are required to wear a face covering in all indoor spaces. For outdoor spaces, mask wearing is optional for fully-vaccinated persons; unvaccinated persons must wear masks when around people and unable to maintain 6’ physical distances. No entry is permitted without a face covering. Visit billingsfarm.org/safety for details.
Billings Farm & Museum, now in its 39th season, is open daily, 10AM-5PM, through October 31 and weekends 10AM-4PM, November-February. Find the Special Events Calendar, daily schedules, admission pricing and membership information at billingsfarm.org. Celebrate Billings Farm’s 150th Anniversary with a visit this season and support its education mission at billingsfarm.org/donate.
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