Saturday, November 10

Quilting Workshop

10:00 am–3:30 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
We will explore the exhibitions “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts.” The class will be based on the mid-1800s, using quilts in the exhibition and dolls (featuring the historical dolls Marie Grace and Cecil, from New Orleans in 1853). We’ll talk …

Dance Marathon Dodgeball Tournament

12:00 pm–12:00 am Mabel Lee Hall
Dodge,Dip, Duck, Dive & Dodge! Co-rec Leagues; 6-8 players per team; $40 per team in advance (by Nov. 15); $50 per team at the door.Register online: . Benefitting Omaha Children’s Miracle Network.

Meet the Author: Valerie Doherty, Author of Husker Game Day

12:00 pm–1:30 pm University Bookstore
“Husker Game Day” is a tribute to the Nebraska Cornhuskers and their loyal fans. Written in simple language and rhyme for young listeners and readers, it is intended to be enjoyed by fans of all ages. Valerie is also the author of “Getting to Omaha” …

Ongoing Events

Exhibition: “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts”

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Minerals & Meteorites

9:30 am–4:30 pm Morrill Hall
On April 21, the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will open “Minerals & Meteorites,” an expansive display of rare minerals and meteorites in the Cooper Gallery. The exhibit contains specimens from the collections of the UNL …

Exhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Exhibition: “Five Decades of Collecting”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
“Five Decades of Collecting” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art’s building, which was designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson and opened in 1963. Each work in the exhibition was created and acquired after 1960.

Exhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Exhibition: “Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Works by 13 distinguished artists of diverse religious beliefs and ethnic heritage—including some who have personally encountered violence–address factors associated with conflict, such as war, race, gender, and religion.

Westward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Exhibition: “The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
This exhibition showcases the broad scope of geometric abstraction artwork in Sheldon’s collection. The works in “The Geometric Unconscious” span a period of more than 100 years and prompted a rethinking of geometric abstraction with a special …