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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
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Join us for another Textile Talk on Wednesday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Eastern on Zoom. “Kaffe Fassett and Erin Lee Gafill: A Creative Conversation,” presented by San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, is an exciting conversation with two influential creatives, textile artist Kaffe Fassett and painter Erin Lee Gafill, as they discuss the inspiration behind their recent publication...READ MORE
Friday, November 6, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will offer FREE admission from 4-7 p.m. in conjunction with Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk. Click here to view the exhibitions now showing. Masks and physical distancing are required while in the museum in accordance with university and local health policies and procedures. Join the International Quilt Museum for another Virtual First Friday on November 6...READ MORE
Thursday, November 26, 2020 to Sunday, November 29, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a safe and happy holiday!READ MORE
Friday, December 4, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will offer FREE admission from 4-7 p.m. in conjunction with Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk. Click here to view the exhibitions now showing. Masks and physical distancing are required while in the museum in accordance with university and local health policies and procedures. Please note: First Friday programs will continue to be offered virtually on museum’s...READ MORE
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The International Quilt Museum presents a discussion of its new exhibition “Quilts of Emotion” on December 9 at 2 p.m. Eastern via Zoom. In this exhibition, Jonathan Gregory, assistant curator of exhibitions at the International Quilt Museum, and Bridget Long, guest curator will discuss the exhibition “Quilts of Emotion.” The exhibition features objects from the IQM’s permanent collection that provide...READ MORE
Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Monday, January 4, 2021
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Dec. 24, 2020 - Jan. 4, 2021, in conjunction with other organizations at the University of Nebraska. Gave a safe and happy holiday season!READ MORE