Events Calendar

We offer programs and activities for all ages to educate and entertain our audiences on quiltmaking traditions around the world.

Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 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.
Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Leah Sorensen Hayes 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...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at Noon. 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.
Pillow featuring a Cathedral Windows pattern.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Lincoln Quilters Guild presents a "Cathedral Window Pillow" workshop with instructor Erica Plank on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Erica will be teaching the Cathedral Window Block, sewn by machine using the 9” Seam Pressing Template which she designed. Everyone will go home with a completed...
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 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.
Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Rich and Roxann O'Hare will share projects from their 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...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at Noon. 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.
LPS Arts & Humanities students view a quilted coffin cover during the 2017 pop-up exhibit "The Haunting of Quilt House."
Friday, September 7, 2018
Visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum for First Friday on September 7. Enjoy free admission to the galleries and light refreshments from 4-7 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Mark Dunn will present "Quilts and Their Stories," held in conjunction to an exhibition of selected quilts from his collection opening the same day. Dunn is the president and owner of...
A flag with "Liberty" in block letters all appliqued on wool.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Join us for an Introduction to Wool Applique workshop led by Blackberry Primitives on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. This is a great introductory class into the world of wool applique! You will learn the proper techniques for transferring the pattern to wool, placing applique pieces on the backing...
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 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.

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