Tuesday, May 23

Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival (LEAF) Art Exhibition

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Artwork on display features University of Nebraska-Lincoln student and faculty work created to collectively draw relation to environmental appreciation. Artwork is available for viewing Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century

8:30 am–4:30 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
The exhibition “Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century” runs May 22 through September 1, 2017. The exhibition features Girard’s designs from the department’s historic textiles collection alongside fashion of the period, to examine …

Why Quilts Matter: The Quilt Marketplace – EPISODE 3

12:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The marketplace for quilts has always been a bit of a mystery. It’s hard to understand why some quilts are so much pricier than others, and why some old quilts aren’t worth anything at all. And how can an artist ask $10,000 for a brand new quilt …

Ackerson Lecture – Dr. Douglas David Thomas

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
Douglas D. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been involved in nitric oxide (NO) and free radical research for over 20 years. Over the past two …

Ongoing Events

Layered Voices Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 am International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Layers are everywhere. They become apparent when we plumb the earth’s surface, make archeological digs to discover the history of civilizations, explore human anatomy, dress for the weather, dig in freshly fallen snow and count rings in the stump …

Like Breath on Glass: Studio work by Linda Colsh

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Linda Colsh is known for her portrayals of the elderly. Living 26 years in urban Europe and Asia influenced her choice of subject and neutral palette. Blown on window or mirror, breath obscures, then fades and disappears. This momentary mist is like …

Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The patchwork and quilts of Central Asia mark every aspect of traditional life from birth to death—touching each segment of society in vibrant and meaningful ways. “Sacred Scraps” moves the viewer into and through a cycle of life via the region …