Friday, July 7

7 on the 7th

All Day Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus
Be a part of the movement to become an “#Active Husker” by participating in these FREE Campus-wide events. Get active and add a little fun to your day! Grab a friend or co-worker and try out 7 minutes of fast and fun activity. Workouts will be …

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum will open a new exhibition of Nebraska images from photographers David Lovekin and Rick Houchin.

First Friday Gallery Tour of the Summer Exhibitions

5:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Beat the heat and retreat to the cool galleries for a tour of Sheldon’s summer exhibitions. A staff member will meet you in Sheldon’s Great Hall for a 45-minute tour of the galleries.

Ongoing Events

Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century

8:00 am–5:00 pm Home Economics Building
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 …

Nebraska Touring 2017 – North Platte

12:00 pm–12:00 am Prairie Arts Center
A traveling show of student work from the School of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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 …