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Wednesday - Saturday, August 15 - 18, 2018

Beautiful Founder's Hall showcases an exceptional Main Exhibit (open to all levels of rug hookers) as well as selected Feature, Special, Celebration and Group Exhibits.

Plan now to submit your work for this year's exhibit! Pre-Registration of your rugs is required!

Rug Hooking Week 2016 Exhibit

Detailed information is available on each part of the exhibit by following the links below:

Feature Exhibit - pays tribute to the work of outstanding contemporary and historic rug hookers.

Celebration Exhibit - Rug Hooking Magazine's exhibit of the year's best rugs shown exclusively at Sauder Village 

Main Exhibit- exceptional rugs from around the world in six representational categories. 

Special Exhibits- inspiring rug hooking collections of innovative and original works by noted artisans

Group Exhibits - Groups & Guilds share their challenges & project. (Click on Group Exhibits for instructions & deadlines for submissions)

Theme Challenge - there will be no "Theme Challenge" for 2018, due to the increasing popularity of our Group Exhibits.

Awards - Each year one special recipient is awarded the Sauder Ribbon. Visitors are invited to select their favorite rugs in a number of categories from the entire exhibit. The winners are awarded People's Choice Ribbons.

Join this exceptional exhibit by pre-registering a rug. Visit Rug Registration for more details.

Founder's Hall is a secure facility follow this link for more information about Security.

Exhibit Admission and Membership - details about admission and membership to Sauder Village for discounted admission tickets and additional benefits.