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Wednesday - Saturday, August  12 - 15, 2020 --- 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Beautiful Founder's Hall showcases an exceptional Main Exhibit (open to all levels), along with 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 & starts on February 10, 2020!

Rug Hooking Week 2016 Exhibit

Detailed information is available on each exhibit, simply click on the exhibit:

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 award winning Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs shown exclusively at Sauder Village. 2020 is Celebration’s 30th anniversary!

Main Exhibit- the work of contemporary artists from the U.S., Canada & around the world in various categories. 

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

Spotlight Exhibits- spotlighted groups set up booths with collections of their work & share their creativity through demonstrations

Group Exhibits - Groups & Guilds share their challenges & project. . (If your Group or Guild would like to exhibit, simply click on Group Exhibits for instructions & deadlines for submissions)

Awards - Each year one special recipient is awarded the Sauder Ribbon. . Visitors are invited to select their favorite pieces and the winners are awarded People's Choice Ribbons.

  • Originals
  • People / Places / Pictorials
  • Animals / Birds / Insects
  • Orientals / Crewel / Geometric
  • Fruit / Floral 
  • Mixed Media plus…
    • Braiding
    • Punch Needle
    • Wool Applique
    • 3-Dimensional
  • Feature Exhibit-Women’s Vote Centennial

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.