Tuesday, August 1

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 …

Youth Crop Scouting Competition

8:30 am–1:30 pm Agricultural Research & Development Center
Youth from across the state will compete on crop scouting exercises to test their agronomic knowledge. Top two teams will advance to the Regional Competition held in Indiana.

UNL GARDENS WALKING TOUR

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Varner Hall
This August we’ll return to the perennial garden behind Varner Hall. We’ll see a wide variety of herbaceous plants including some rare and unusual ones.

UNLcms Essentials

3:00 pm–5:00 pm Canfield Administration Building South
This session is intended for beginners new to editing a website in the University’s centrally-supported Content Management System. Some of the topics covered will include:

Ongoing Events

Nebraska Touring 2017 – Grand Island

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

NanoArt Display

7:00 am–7:00 pm Nebraska East Union
NanoArt will be displayed in August.

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 …