Events Calendar

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

Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Peg Pennell 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...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Quilt scholar and author Barbara Brackman will present "Clues in the Calico," based on her book of the same name, at 5:30 p.m. The lecture is being held in conjunction with "Cheddar Quilts from the Joanna S. Rose Collection." This is a free event and open to the public. In 2011, 650 red and white quilts from the thousand-plus collection...
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Instructor: Sheila Green We will explore the exhibition "Cheddar Quilts from the Joanna S. Rose Collection" and learn what Cheddar Quilts and Candy Corn have in common! We’ll delve into this mystery and learn about the 1880s. The children will make a Halloween costume for their dolls (Candy Corn tutu, black leotard and mask). They will tour the gallery, learning...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, November 3, 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.
Art Market flyer with information available in main body.
Friday, November 16, 2018 to Saturday, November 17, 2018
Join Friends of International Quilt Study Center & Museum for the Fifth Annual Art Market on Friday, November 16 from 1 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop local artists and support the museum with your purchases while enjoying FREE admission to the museum. Credit cards (Visa and Mastercard) are accepted.
Behind the Scenes
Friday, November 16, 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.
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, December 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.
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, December 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.
Quilts that Speak logo over red and white quilt.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
Join World of Quilts Travel April 25-27, 2019, for an exclusive, up-close look at some of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s collection of quilts with words. The tour will feature multiple behind-the-scenes turnings of more than 100 pieces dating from the 19th and 20th centuries with verses, names, signatures, dates and more. Visit http://www.museumquilttours.com/ for more information and...
Mediterranean Riviera Shoreline
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 to Monday, June 24, 2019
Has a Mediterranean cruise been on your bucket list? What could more inspirational than a cruise on the beautiful azure blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea? How about a quilting cruise to support the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska? Join the IQSCM and World of Quilts Travel for this fabulous cruise on the Mediterranean Sea. Together...

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