Thursday, August 24

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 …

West Central Water & Crops Field Day

8:00 am–4:00 pm West Central Research and Extension Center
Learn from growers and researchers about how they’re testing new ways to maintain or increase crop yields while saving water at this year’s Water and Crops Field Day. The event is co-sponsored by Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance …

Welcome Back Picnic

5:30 pm Nebraska Union
Come to our event to welcome LGBTQA+ students and allies back to school. Hosted by the LGBTQA Resource Center, Spectrum UNL, The Change, and oSTEM. This event is COMPLETELY FREE and open to all students. We will have pizza, games, and great community …

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 …