Friends of IQSCM

Friends of International Quilt Study Center and Museum is a non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to supporting the mission of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum through fundraising, educational opportunities, and social events. The IQSCM is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. IQSCM's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.

Friends is making a difference. As of May 26, 2017, Friends has provided IQSCM with a cumulative $266,537 since 2009! 

Friends of International Quilt Study Center and Museum is a non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to supporting the mission of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum through fundraising, educational opportunities, and social events. The IQSCM is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. IQSCM's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.

Friends is making a difference. As of May 26, 2017, Friends has provided IQSCM with a cumulative $266,537 since 2009! 

 

Friends has provided support for the following exhibits:

  • Velda Newman: Panorama
  • Eiko Okano's Delectable World
  • Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection
  • Made by Hand: American Quilts in the Industrial Age
  • Voltage: Quilts by Erica Waaser
  • Small Talk
  • Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia
  • Block by Block
  • Regarding Nebraska
  • Off the Grid: The Bill Volckening Collection
  • Layered Voices
  • Quilt Japan
  • Log Cabins by Luke Haynes
  • QuiltScapes by Pauline Burbidge
  • Amish Quilts and the Crafting of Diverse Traditions
  • Contemporary Quilt Art from the International Quilt Festival Collection
  • United in Memory: 9/11 Victims Memorial Quilt
  • Inside the Wrapper: The True Tales of the Mountain Mist Quilt Patterns
  • And more!

In addition, Friends provided the following material gifts: 

  • Canon DSLR camera and zoom lens
  • Rechargeable Sterno candle sets for event decor
  • Formaspace island table for kitchen and demonstration/workshop purposes
  • Flip-top tables
  • Plexiglass label covers for galleries
  • Quilts of Southwest China catalogue
  • A reprinting of 4000 copies of the gallery publication "To Protect and Preserve"
  • Computers
  • Microphone/sound capability for the Seminar room
  • Two display cases for the galleries or reception area
  • Vinyl graphics for upcoming exhibits
  • Two portable quilt display and photograph racks
  • Gallery guides for several exhibits

These gifts enhance and enrich the museum visitor's experience, and we hope to continue providing additional gifts, with your help.