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News Release

Quilt exhibit to open at Center for Arts & History on Feb. 8

LEWISTON, Idaho – A quilt exhibition titled “Primal Forces: Wind” will be on display from Feb. 8 through April 26 on the first floor galleries of the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St. in Lewiston.

The exhibit is the second in a three-part series of Primal Forces exhibitions (Earth, Wind, Fire) premiering at the National Quilt Museum. It features nearly forty art quilts from different artists depicting the subject in diverse and innovative ways. The exhibition was created by Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt, defined as a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched layered structure.

Quilt art titled "Primal Forces Wind"

Sample from "Primal Forces: Wind" quilt exhibit

Funding for the exhibit has been provided in part by the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Center’s gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Thursdays. The Center is also open by appointment. For more information on the exhibit or the Center, visit