Tuesday, July 25

School Supply Drive to benefit Park Middle School

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus
Students at Park Middle School, Lincoln, Neb. will head back to class on August 14 and are in need of the following school supplies: backpacks, spiral notebooks, pens, pencils, highlighters, and folders.

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 …

Tuesday Talk – Why Quilts Matter: Gee’s Bend: The Most Famous Quilts in America – EPISODE 5

12:00 pm–12:45 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
In 2002, the art world was rocked to its foundations by a group of unusual, abstract quilts made by African American women from an obscure hamlet in southern Alabama. People lined up around the block to see them, and the critic from The New York …

Ongoing Events

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 …

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 …