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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
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Learn your quilts story at Quilt Identification Day. During Quilt Identification Day our trained team of staff and volunteers will examine quilts and offer information about patterns, fabrics, styles and estimated age. We will create a history form and documentation label for each quilt ensuring your quilt’s story is preserved for future generations. Limit two quilts per person per visit...
Friday, November 1, 2019
Join the International Quilt Museum for First Friday from 4-7 p.m. featuring FREE admission to the galleries and "Traces in Cloth, Ideas and Development" a lecture by artist Diana Harrison at 5:30 p.m. We will also have members of Mourning Hope in attendance for their exhibition , now showing in the Beavers Terrace Gallery. Mourning Hope companions grieving children, teens,...
Saturday, November 2, 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.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
We are pleased to offer this workshop in partnernership with the Lincoln Quilters Guild. More detailed information will be available at a later date. To reserve your space now, email Julie Albrecht at [email protected] or Marilynn Schnepf at [email protected] For more information about this instructor, visit ilenebartos.com. Unless otherwise stated, workshops will be held at the International Quilt Museum, 1523...
Friday, November 15, 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.
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...