Friday, June 2

Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century

8:30 am–4:00 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 …

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

7:30 pm Lied Center for Performing Arts
TIME Magazine’s #1 show of the year makes its Nebraska debut at the Lied! Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Based on the …

Ongoing Events

Layered Voices Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm 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 …