Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery: Events

Mountains & Ghosts: New Ikat Tapestries & Prints -- Mary Zicafoose

December 2, 2013 - January 17, 2014 Public Lecture "Designing a Life: Weaving and Art", January 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in room 11, lower level Home Economics Building. Reception following the lecture.

Celebration of Youth XX: Exuberance - Celebration and Reception

Items selected from top winners at the 2013 Nebraska State Fair 4-H exhibits in Clothing, Home Environment, and Quilt Quest areas. Artist are between 10 and 19 years old and demonstrate the creative promise of Nebraska youth today.

Constructing History: Structures and Silhouettes

Gallery Reception Friday, May 24, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Talk by curator Molly McPherson at 7:00 p.m.

Renewable Dreaming - Student Exhibition Public Reception

Advanced students in fashion and textile Design working with professors Wendy Weiss and Barbara Trout exhibit their visions, designing for a complex future. Participating student designers and their Home towns: Adrienne Anderson, Omaha, NE; Megan Berry,

Woven Art of Indonesia: Makers, Meaning and Signficance

Public reception First Friday, April 5, 2013, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Gallery talk by Barbara Turner at 6:00 p.m. Curated by Barbara Rieke Turner, Master's exhibition. This exhibit is rich in textiles, images and motifs directly related to the intersection of t

Printed Impressions: Source and Speculation

The Friends of the Gallery will host a First Friday public reception on February 1, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 pm on the second floor of the Home Economics Building on UNL east campus.

Paraellel Circuits

This exhibition features work by students, faculty and invited artists, emphasizing the importance of the senses: sight, hearing and touch. Wendy Weiss, professor of textiles, clothing and design and director the the Hillestad Gallery, directed the semina

Drawn to Fashion: the Illustrations of Mary Mitchell

The Friends of the Gallery will host a First Friday event November 2 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. of the Drawn to Fashion: the illustrations of Mary Mitchell in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.

Celebration of Youth XIX: Exploding Boundaries

Textile Art by Nebraska Youth in 4-H September 17 - October 12, 2012

Best of the Katie Best Collection: An Exhibition of Historic Clotihng from 1880-1940

Opening Reception, May 4, 2012, 5:30 - 7:30.

Imperfect Pattern/Relative Embellishment-featuring Susan Bertino, Phyllis Moore, and Rebecca Williams

First Friday reception, 5:00-7:00 pm. April 6, 2012, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. Hosted by the Friends of the Hillestad Textiles Gallery.

I-Make/U-Buy: Textiles in the Electronic Retail Age

February 27 - March 30, 2012. Featuring Anne Burton, Audio Helkuik, Amy Morin Quinn, Mary Pattavina, Eulanda Sanders, and Rachel Suntop.

Celebration of Youth XVIII: Risk and Reward

Textile Art by Nebraska Youth in 4-H. Celebration and Reception, Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5:30 -7:30 p.m., Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, 35th and Holdrege Streets

Drawn: an exhibition by Beili Liu

Beili Liu's time and process based installations look at transience, fragility and time lapses. Liu created several site-specific works for the exhibition. Artist lecture by Beili Liu, "Drawn With a Thread," Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Personal Fences: A Collection of Handbags. Sandra Starkey Master of Arts Exhibitions

Two seemingly different ideas form a connection. Look twice to find a link between fences and handbags.

Acquired Taste II Friends, Finery & Finesse

Join us for an afternoon of Food, Wine, Music and Art! The Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, local artists and caterers will provide a sumptuous day of visual and culinary pleasures. As an added delight, there will be a fashion show by U

Contact Info

234 Home Economics Building 35th and Holdrege
Lincoln, NE, 68583-08002

Phone: (402) 472-2911

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In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.

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