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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.
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World Quilts draws from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum collection and scholarly resources to serve as a clearinghouse of accurate and engaging information on global quilts and quiltmaking traditions.

Upcoming Events
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Learn more about your quilt’s history at an International Quilt Study Center & Museum Quilt Identification Day. Staff and trained volunteers examine quilts and offer information about patterns, fabrics, styles and estimated age. A history form and documentation label is completed for each quilt. Appointments are set on a first come, first serve basis. You will need to reserve a...
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. Guest curator Annette Gero will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. on her collection and research featured in “War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics.” This exhibition is a showcase of the spectacularly complex...
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.