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The International Quilt Museum's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.
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World Quilts draws from the International Quilt Museum collection and scholarly resources to serve as a clearinghouse of accurate and engaging information on global quilts and quiltmaking traditions.

Upcoming Events
Friday, November 22, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019
Save the Date for Friends of the International Quilt Museum's Sixth Annual Art Market at the International Quilt Museum! We hope to see you Friday, November 22 from 1-7 p.m. and Saturday, November 23 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. as we support the museum and local artisans. Do your holiday shopping with local artists and support the museum. Enjoy FREE museum...
Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28-Sunday, December 1 for Thanksgiving.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
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.
Saturday, December 21, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Dec. 21, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020, as part of the University of Nebraska's Winter Shutdown.
Friday, January 3, 2020
The International Quilt Museum's First Friday programming will begin February 7, 2020.
Friday, February 7, 2020
Make a fabric Valentine for someone special—or yourself—during First Friday at the International Quilt Museum. Stop by between 4:30-6:30 p.m. to make a Valentine in the style of Scherenschnitte—a style of folding fabric and cutting designs like you would a snowflake. This is an all ages activity and will take about 15-20 minutes to complete. We are pleased to offer...