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June 11, 2018

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum is shedding light on historical French quiltmaking traditions in “Color and Contour: Provençal Quilts and Domestic Objects.” 

Guest curated by scholar and collector Kathryn Berenson, “Color and Contour” showcases quilts and folk...

Mary Fons will give a lecture on June 3 at the Stuhr Museum
May 29, 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...

May 23, 2018

The Dairy Barn Arts Center, home of Quilt National, is excited to announce a collaboration with the Ardis & Robert James Foundation and the International Quilt Study Center & Museum (IQSCM) to establish the Quilt National Collection at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This collection...

March 26, 2018

Japanese quiltmaker Eiko Okano will give a free lecture at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum on Friday, April 6, at 5:30 p.m.

Selections of her work are on exhibition in "Eiko Okano's Delectable World" at the museum through June 28.


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January 8, 2018

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum will display quilts from the private collection of American filmmaker Ken Burns Jan. 19 – May 13. “Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection,” will feature 28 never-before-displayed quilts from the Oscar nominated and Emmy Award winning documentarian...

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"The Importance of Being Ernest" by Jonathan Gregory (2014)
"Intertwined Threads and Costume" by Lynne Bassett (2013)
"A Whole New Light: The Significance of 20th Century Kits" by Xenia Cord (2013)
"Domesticating Quilts: Furnishings, Formalism and Folk Art” by Linda Eaton (2013)
"A Look at Old Photographs" by Joan Severa (2013)
"Jean Ray Laury: Threads of Feminism" by Nancy Bavor (2012)
"Mischief Stitched in White Thread" by Kathryn Berenson (2011)
"Early American White Bedcovers" by Laurel Horton (2011)
"The Engineer Who Could" by Jonathan Gregory (2011)
"From Global Trade to Domestic Arts" by Beverly Lemire (2011)
"Elegant Geometry: American & British Mosaic Patchwork" by Bridget Long (2011)
"Reflecting in Quilt Making Over Two Decades" by Lynn Setterington (2010)
"Ralli Quilts" by Patricia Stoddard (2010)
"Childhood Treasures: Quilts Made By and For Children" by Merikay Waldvogel (2010)
"Meet the Makers" by Patricia Crews (2009)
"Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West" by Rosemary Crill (2009)
"An Aesthetic Life: The Story of Quiltmaker Rose Kretsinger" by Jonathan Gregory (2009)
"Like Gulliver's Clothes: Early British Patchwork" by Bridget Long (2009)
"Quilts: Reflections of Trade, Technology and Tradition" by Patricia Crews (2008)
"Contemporary Quiltmaking" by Nancy Crow (2008)
"Modern, Yet Anti-Modern" by Marin Hanson (2008)
"Quilts in Common" by Jonathan Holstein (2008)
"Visual Systems: The Quilter's Eye" by David Hornung (2008)
"Teaching from the IQSC" by Michael James (2008)
"Disseminating Traditional Design in a Modern World" by Janneken Smucker (2008)
"Incubating the Innovative Quilt" by Michael James (2007)
"The Ingenious and the Spiritual: How and Why We Make Things" by Stuart Kestenbaum (2007)
"Piecing and Quilting" by Susan Marks (2007)
"Reflections of a Traveling Quiltmaker/Teacher" by Paulette Peters (2007)
"Recycling & Resourcefulness" by Merikay Waldvogel (2007)
"Nebraska Quiltmakers" by Patricia Crews (2006)
"Childhood Treasures" by Mary Ghormley (2006)
"Colonial Revival Influence on Quilt Design" by Virginia Gunn (2006)
"The Underground Railroad Quilt Controversy: Looking for the 'Truth'" by Laurel Horton (2006)
"Snail Trails, Broken Dishes and a Streak of Lightning" by Mary Anne Jordan (2006)
"Our Mothers' Knees" by Jean Ray Laury (2006)
"From Fibers to Fieldwork" by Nao Nomura (2006)
"Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts" by Melissa Slaton (2006)