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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
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Join the International Quilt Study Center & Museum this summer as we dive deeper into Indian quiltmaking traditions with screenings of three documentary shorts. A Trunk Show will follow each film and feature related quilts from the museum’s collection. Appearing this month at Noon: “It Takes a Quilt,” a documentary about collector and researcher Dr. Patricia Stoddard, by Cara Wade,...
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Join Patricia Stoddard and Martha Wallace for a presentation of "Chasing Quilts Through India" at 2 p.m. in the Reception Hall. This lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibition "Collecting and Recollecting: Contemporary Quilts in Western India."
Friday, June 7, 2019
June 7 from 4-7 p.m. | FREE The IQSCM will celebrate the artistic and cultural contributions of Mexican and Central American cultures and peoples. 7 de junio desde las 4-7pm / GRATIS El Museo Internacional del Centro de Estudios de Colchas de Retazo va a festejar las contribuciones artísticas y culturales de la gente y de la cultura de México...
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...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
We are pleased to offer this workshop in partnernership with the Lincoln Quilters Guild. More detailed information will be available at a later date. To reserve your space now, email Julie Albrecht at [email protected] or Marilynn Schnepf at [email protected] Unless otherwise stated, workshops will be held at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. Lincoln, NE...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
June 20 at 5:30 p.m. | FREE The IQSCM will honor immigrants living in Nebraska. Immigrants and former refugees from Vietnam, South Sudan, and Mexico will share their stories. 20 de junio a las 5:30 pm / GRATIS El Museo Internacional del Centro de Estudios de Colchas de Retazo va a honrar a los inmigrantes quienes viven en Nebraska. Inmigrantes...