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, September 25, 2018
Paulette Peters 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...
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Learn more about and document your quilt's story at Quilt Identification Day. Our staff and trained volunteers examine quilts and offer information about patterns, fabrics, styles and estimated age. A history form and documentation label will be completed for each quilt. Click here to reserve your spot.
Friday, October 5, 2018
Join the International Quilt Study Center & Museum for free admission to the galleries from 4-7 p.m. as part of Lincoln's First Friday Artwalk. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., we will offer lectures on Japanese textiles by Teresa Duryea Wong and Yoshiko Wada. Teresa Duryea Wong is the author of four books on quilt history, Japanese quilts and American cotton. "American...
quilted pillow to be made during workshop
Saturday, October 6, 2018
With instructor Yoshiko Jenzenji, internationally known weaver, dyer, fabric artist, teacher and quilter and sponsored by the Omaha Modern Quilt Guild ! Join us for a fun and informative class fusing Japanese design and modern techniques. In this workshop, you will explore color, shape, stitching, and fabric ideas. We will experiment by overlapping thin, transparent fabrics in several layers and...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, October 6, 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.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Join the International Quilt Study Center & Museum for a presentation by artist Laura Petrovich-Cheney on Thursday, October 11. Doors open at 5 p.m., the presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Trained as a sculptor, Petrovich-Cheney collects debris in the aftermath of tragedy. Wood from disasters like Hurricane Sandy in New York, and the fires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is salvaged...
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Join us at 1 p.m. for a talk followed by a hands-on workshop with Laura Petrovich-Cheney. Laura will talk about her work and her methods. Participants will have an opportunity to make their own wooden textile. Materials provided. Your registration includes courtesy admission to the museum. $70 ($55 for Members) Click here to register CANCELLATION POLICY: If a class is...
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, October 19, 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.
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...

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