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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
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, December 27, 2019
"QUILTS," a new episode of PBS's "Craft in America", will prominently feature the International Quilt Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln when it premieres nationwide and locally, at 8 p.m. CT, Friday, Dec. 27 on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Station (check your local listings). The Peabody Award-winning documentary series, “Craft in America” discovers the beauty, significance and relevance of...
Friday, January 3, 2020
The International Quilt Museum's First Friday programming will begin February 7, 2020.
Friday, January 17, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Children are invited to join Instructor Sheila Greeen as we explore 1950s quilts from the Claire Vlasin Collection and the Mary Campbell Ghormley Doll Exhibit. The featured doll will be Maryellen, a 9 year old from the 1950s. We'll learn about life in American in the '50s and the fun fads: rock and roll, 45 records, the soda fountain, hula...