National Museum of the American Coverlet
322 S. Juliana St
Bedford, PA 15522

814-623-1588
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The National Museum of the American Coverlet
is the first independent, year-round institution
devoted to American woven coverlets.

Coverlet Museum

NMAC gives coverlets the recognition and respect they deserve, while bringing their history to life. 

The Museum opened in Bedford, Pennsylvania’s historic (1859) former Common School building in May of 2006. Since then, it has welcomed visitors from around the world.

NMAC offers changing exhibitions, generally showing 50 or more coverlets at a time, along with special events, classes, and a Shop.

We are generally open daily, seven days a week. You are cordially invited to visit and take an informal guided tour. If you are traveling a distance, we encourage you to call ahead and let us know you’re coming.

Hours
Mon thru Sat: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday:12 noon- 4 p.m
Admission
Regular -- $10  
Children under 12 years -– Free 
Group rates available

Admission fee includes tour.
Of course, admission to the Museum Shop is always free.
While you’re at it, think about supporting the Museum by becoming a Member.  Your annual membership fee includes free admission for a full year, a 10% discount on your Shop purchases and more.... (click here for more information). 

  Be our upstairs Neighbor in this historic, convenient, spacious building. More information is HERE!


NMAC Newsletter
September 2014 Issue

December 2013 Issue
May 2013 Issue
December 2012 Issue
Great news!!
ROOF REPAIRS!



Current Exhibition
Warm and Wonderful
now through April, 2015

Come!!
Several exciting events are already
"in the works" for the year 2015.
Check back often as we add details.

May 2-3, 2015
Maryland Sheep & Wool
Festival

Howard County Fairground
West Friendship, MD

July 16-19, 2015
MAFA (Mid-Atlantic Fiber Arts) Workshop Weekend
Millersville University
Millersville, PA
More information coming soon

September 25-26-27, 2015
Coverlet College
At the Museum

 

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Coverlet Museum's Online Features

Facebook
 “Like” us on Facebook!  Our page is up and running, with exhibition pictures, informal news and announcements, schedule updates, and more.  A link is at the left.

New Yahoo Group - NMAC Collectors Corner    
Collectors’ Corner is a discussion group, hosted on Yahoo, for collectors, researchers, and anyone from newbie to expert who is interested in learning more about coverlets.  Group members can post questions and photos, respond to other folks, or just “listen in” to gain from the wealth of knowledge available there. 

An electronic archive of past and present issues of the Museum’s member newsletter Yarns can also be found at the Collectors’ Corner. 

The Group is moderated by NMAC Board members Ron Walter and Richard Jeryan.  It is free, by invitation only, for Museum members.  Non-Museum members (and not-yet Museum members) are welcome on a limited trial basis. 

To request an invitation, use the purple “Yahoo Groups – Join Now” link at left, and then click on the “Join Now” button that appears on our Group homepage.  To find it directly on Yahoo, use the address http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NMAC_collectors.

E-Notes

Our email newsletter E-Notes is designed to handle brief news announcements and event schedules that, in some cases, will be more time-sensitive than the articles in our full newsletter Yarns

E-Notes will tend to be more current, while Yarns will have different, more detailed articles.  

E-Notes will be sent directly to you, and you can opt in or out at any time (see the "Join our Email List" form at left); while Yarns will be posted on this website; link top right.