Tuesday, August 22

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: How Quilts Have Been Viewed & Collected – EPISODE 6

12:00 pm–12:45 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
It’s now been nearly a century since quilts were first collected and exhibited and they’ve come a long way, baby. In this episode of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics, we trace their slow incursion into museum collections, watching as …

Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Open House

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join the offices of the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center for refreshments and see what we have to offer our students. Sponsored by OASIS, William H. Thompson Scholars, Kawasaki Reading Room, and Nebraska College Preparatory Academy.

Democracy & Democrats Across Europe with Special Focus on the Czech Republic

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Presented by Dr. Martina Klicperova-Baker, senior researcher from the Institute of Psychology, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic. Her research interests are Psychology of Democracy, Transition to Democracy, Political Psychology, Antisocial Behavior …

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 …