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Museum Hours
Regular Hours

(February - November)

Tue-Sat: 10am - 4pm

Sun: 1pm - 4pm

Mon: Closed

Winter Hours

(December - January)

Tue-Sat: 10am - 4pm

Sun-Mon: Closed

The museum is closed Thanksgiving weekend, major holidays, and the University of Nebraska's Winter Shutdown.

General Information

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum at Quilt House is located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus at 33rd and Holdrege streets. The museum has the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, dating from the early 1700s to present and representing more than 50 countries. 

In case of inclement weather, please visit our homepage and social media accounts for the most up-to-date information or call 402-472-6549.

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Lincoln Modern Quilt Guild will meet in the Campbell and Hodder Seminar Room at 5:30 p.m. LMQG members hold their monthly meeting at the museum on the last Tuesday of the month January through October.
Stitched in Nebraska Graphic
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Georgia Jones will share projects from her personal collection in a trunk show from 12-12:45 p.m. in the Campbell and Hodder Seminar Room. “Stitched in Nebraska,” this year's Tuesday Talk series will highlight some of Nebraska's own contemporary quiltmakers. Each month, we will learn more about the maker and see some of their work in a trunk show. Tuesday Talks...
War and Pieced Quilt by Annette Gero
Friday, June 1, 2018
Join us for free admission to the gallery and light refreshments from 4-7 p.m. in conjunction to Lincoln’s First Friday Artwalk. At 5:30 p.m., Curator of Collections Carolyn Ducey will give a lecture on “War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics.” This exhibition is a showcase of the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by...
Guest speaker Mary Fons seated with a quilt.
Sunday, June 3, 2018
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s Mary Ghormley Memorial Lecture Series is going on the road. Join us for an afternoon with Mary Fons on Sunday, June 3, from 1:30-3 p.m., at the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, 3133 US-34, in Grand Island, NE. Mary Fons is a writer and editor who specializes in the history of the...
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Members of the Quilts of Valor Lincoln Chapter will work on current projects in our Reception Hall beginning at 10 a.m.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 12 p.m. Spend an hour touring the Dillow Conservation Work Room and Collections Storage with one of our team members. Cost: $30. Please call 402-472-6549 to reserve a spot on the tour.