International Quilt Study Center & Museum: Events

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum is proud to participate in Museum Day Live! an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket FOR FREE in the spirit of

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on a Cuddle Quilts project. Cuddle Quilts have been a Guild service project since 1989. In the past six years, LQG members have made nearly 2,000 quilts and donated them to city ho

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on a Habitat for Humanity project. In the past six years, LQG members have made nearly 2,000 quilts and donated them to city hospitals, Habitat for Humanity, Crisis Pregnancy Cente

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on the Santa Socks project. Members will assemble Christmas socks and bags from fabric and fill with items collected throughout the year. The filled socks will be donated to family

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Quilts of Valor. Quilts of Valor Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to "cover our wounded soldiers, sailors and Marines one quilt at a time". Since its foun

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Quilts of Valor. Quilts of Valor Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to "cover our wounded soldiers, sailors and Marines one quilt at a time". Since its foun

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on a Cuddle Quilts project. Cuddle Quilts have been a Guild service project since 1989. In the past six years, LQG members have made nearly 2,000 quilts and donated them to city ho

Tuesday Talk: New Antique and Contemporary Quilt Acquisitions

with Curator Carolyn Ducey

Public Lecture: "Enrolled Upon the Bed - American Name-Inscribed Quilts"

by Xenia Cord, quilt historian and researcher

Public Lecture: "The Words of Jean Ray Laury: A Writer's Reminiscence"

Presented by Dana Jones, former managing editor of Quilters Newsletter Magazine

Exhibition Opening: "Jean Ray Laury: Getting It All Together"

Tuesday Talk: "Reclaiming the Past: Craft, Activism, Femininity and Feminism"

Presented by IQSC Quilt Studies graduate Christine Humphrey

Gallery Talk:

Presented by Curator Nancy Bavor

Public Lecture: "Jean Ray Laury: Threads of Feminism"

Presented by Curator Nancy Bavor

FREE admission 4:30-7:00 pm First Friday at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

Come see the International Quilt Study Center and Museum free of charge the first Friday of every month from 4:30 to 7:00 PM.

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on a Cuddle Quilts project.

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on a Habitat for Humanity project.

Quilt Identification Day

Reservation needed, please call 472-6549. $10 per quilt Non-members, $8 per quilt Members

Quilt Identification Day

Reservation needed, please call 472-6549. $10 per quilt Non-members, $8 per quilt Members

Tuesday Talk: The Robert and Helen Cargo Exhibition Collection of African American Quilts

Presented by Marin Hanson

Workshop: My Doll and I Discover...Quilts Tell Stories! - a Museum Experience for Children

We'll learn that quilts can not only keep you warm, but can be used to tell stories and preserve memories about you and your family!

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Quilts of Valor.

National Quilting Day

FREE Admission all day for lectures, demonstrations, and exhibition tours.

Public Lecture: Modern Quilting: DIY (Do It Yourself) Discourse

Presented by Lincoln Quilters Guild (LQG) Scholarship Winner, Ellen Rushman. LQG Reception to follow.

Tuesday Talk: Planning and Designing the Jean Ray Laury: Getting it All Together exhibition

Public Lecture: Being in Total Control of Herself: The Story Quilts of Yvonne Wells

Presented by Jeannette Eileen Jones and Jill Kessler

Members Only Curator Led Tour

Curator-led tour of the 'What's in a Name? Inscribed Quilts' exhibition. This event is for Members of the Museum Only.

Exhibition Opening: What's in a Name? Inscribed Quilts

Exhibition Opening: What's in a Name? Inscribed Quilts

Exhibition Opening: Tribute to Ardis James

Exhibition Opening: Tribute to Ardis James

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Project Friendship.

Public Lecture: African American Quilts: Teaching the Past Through Quilting

Public lecture by Pearlie Johnson, University of Louisville

Tuesday Talk: 'Tribute to Ardis James' Exhibition

Ardis James Celebration of Life

Free admission begins at 2:00 PM, Celebration of Life at 2:30 PM and Program at 3:00 PM.

Tuesday Talk: Planning and Designing the 'What's In A Name? Inscribed Quilts' Exhibition

Public Lecture: The Emergence of Block-Style Quilts in the United States

IQSCM Research Fellowship Recipient Janice Frisch, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indianan University will discuss her research on Patchwork Blocks.

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on the Santa Socks project.

Member Behind the Scene Tour

This special Behind the Scenes Tour is available to all members at the Contributing or Sustaining levels.

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on their Cuddle Quilts project, a Guild service project since 1989. In the past six years, LQG members have made nearly 2,000 quilts and donated them to city hospitals, Habitat for

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Quilts of Valor.

Tuesday Talk: 'Baltimore Album Quilts'

Talk presented by Nancy Kerns, winner of the Quilt Festival Founders Award

Quilt Identification Day

Tuesday Talk

Presented by IQSCM Assistant Director Dr. Barbara Caron

Workshop

Instructor: Sheila Green

Tuesday Talk

Workshop

Instructor: Chris Moulds

Public Lecture: 'Nebraska Quilts & Quiltmakers'

Dr. Patricia Crews will discuss findings of the Nebraska Quilt Project.

Workshop

Instructed by Barbara Caron

Public Lecture "Changing Threads: Anna Pavelka and Willa Cather," by Dr. Kari Ronning

Public Talk "Nebraska Sod House Homemakers"

A talk about early days on the prairies of Nebraska. FREE admission.

Tuesday Talk: "Chinese Mosaic Patchwork"

Marin Hanson, IQSCM Curator of Exhibitions

Quilt Identification Day

Public Lecture: "Grace Snyder: A Life in Extraordinary Stitches"

IQSCM Collections Manager Janet Price will present a lecture based on her research of the life and quilts of famed Nebraska quiltmaker Grace Snyder.

Tuesday Talk: Dedicated to Documenting Nebraska History

Panel discussion with members of the Nebraska Quilt Project team.

Tuesday Talk: Quilt Documentation Projects: Capturing the Records of Identity and Community

Tuesday Talk: Quilt Documentation Projects: Capturing the Records of Identity and Community

Public Lecture: Elegant Geometry: American & British Mosaic Patchwork, Bridget Long, Guest Curator

Public Lecture: Elegant Geometry: American & British Mosaic Patchwork, Bridget Long, Guest Curator

A Night at the Museum....Destination Marseilles

Revel in the French joie de vivre - JOY OF LIFE!

Tuesday Talk: "Patterns of Patterns: What We Saw at the Quilt History Days"

Dr. Kari Ronning, a member of the Nebraska Quilt Project team, will share information and reflections about the gathering of data on over 1500 Nebraska quilts and quiltmakers.

Tuesday Talk: Elegant Geometry: American & British Mosaic Patchwork: Planning & Designing the Exhibition

Slow Art Day at the Quilt Museum

Participate in the national Slow Art Day

Workshop: American Girls at the Museum:Celebrating 25 Years!

Celebrate the 25th birthday of American Girl dolls and the 25th anniversary of "The Art Quilt" exhibition.

2011 IQSC Symposium "Quilted and Corded Needlework: International Perspectives"

Held in conjunction with this exhibition on April 1-2, 2011

Workshop: Make it Marseille: How to Stitch, Cord, and Stuff, with Barbara Caron

Learn the basics: Finding or creating a design; transferring it to fabric; stitching the motifs; cording the channels and stuffing the compartments. A small design, suitable for making a sachet pillow or bag, will be completed during the workshop.

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on Quilts of Valor.

Gallery Talk, "Revisiting THE ART QUILT"

Guest curator Penny McMorris will give a gallery talk reflecting on her interactions with the artists who created works for the original 1986 exhibition of "The Art Quilt".

First Friday at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Join us for First Friday at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Public lecture and Book Signing: Mischief Stitched in White Thread: The Evolution of 'Marseille' Quilting, Kathryn Berenson

This lecture is sponsored by the Dillow Excellence Fund.

Quilt Identification Day

Reservation needed, please call 472-6549. $10 per quilt Non-members, $8 per quilt Members

Quilts for Community

Observe and visit with members of the Lincoln Quilters Guild as they work on their Cuddle Quilts project.

Tuesday Talk: Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers, Dr. Patricia Crews

Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers, Dr. Patricia Crews

Contact Info

1523 N. 33rd St.
Lincoln, NE, 68503

Phone: (402) 472-6549
info@quiltstudy.org
http://www.quiltstudy.org


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