Wednesday, June 21

Business Office Hours with DED, NBDC & Invest Nebraska

11:00 am–2:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Staff from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), and Invest Nebraska will hold weekly office hours at NIC. The team will provide a diverse range of services in one location to allow …

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 …

Ongoing Events

Artist in Residence at the Great Plains Art Museum

10:00 am–5:00 pm Great Plains Art Museum
The Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence program returns to the Great Plains Art Museum. Artist Lari R. Gibbons will return for her second week of residency where she will work on an artwork commissioned by the Museum. The full artistic process is …

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 …

Science Communication and Policy Boot Camp

9:00 am–5:00 pm Keim Hall
This boot camp is an intensive, two-day, hands-on training program for scientists to become effective and engaged communicators. Training includes how to translate scientific findings for non-technical audiences, how to tell a resonant story that …