"Hexagons" by Mary Ann (Grosh) Stoner is among the quilts on display. It was made in Paradise Hill, Ohio, in about 1887.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The new Clay Center art exhibit "American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870 - 1940" opens Friday and features examples of pieced block, Crazy style, Colonial Revival and one-of-a-kind innovations in quilting. The Clay Center is hosting the exhibit through a partnership with the Kanawha Valley Quilters Guild."I always had a dream of bringing a quilt exhibit to Charleston to let people see how beautiful and interesting quilts could be," says guild member Juanita Reed.The exhibit is on display through March 30. Museum admission is $7.50 for adults and $6 for children. Visit www.theclaycenter.org or call 304-561-3570.