Friday, August 25

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 …

5K Friday Training Begins

7:10 am–7:40 am Campus Recreation Center
Be a part of the movement to become an “#Active Husker” by participating in 5K Training, leading up to an actual 5K on Sept. 25th. There will be three different running groups:

Samuel Pazicni, Chem Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Professor Samuel Pazicni, University of New Hampshire, will present the chemistry colloquium. Open to the public.

Back to School Bash

7:00 pm Nebraska Union
Headphone disco. Inflatables, exotic animals, shaved ice and more! Sponsored by William H Thompson Scholars, Student Involvement, Campus NightLife, Union Bank, Daily Nebraskan.

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 …