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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, September 4, 2020
The International Quilt Museum is pleased to host quiltmaker and musician Joe Cunningham for a lecture on September 4, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Cunningham's program is called "The Shock of the Old: How Modern Quilting Continues the Tradition." "It has become common to notice how the Modern Quilt movement has roots and precedents in the tradition," Cunningham says. "What is...
Saturday, September 5, 2020
Join quiltmaker Joe Cunningham on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. as he demonstrates and teaches how to develop a small idea into an abstract quilt. Along the way, he will teach the techniques he uses for freehand piecing, working with bias tape, and creating memorable compositions. Under his instruction, students will develop their own designs...
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!
Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Thursday, December 31, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Dec. 23, 2019 - Jan. 3, 2020, as part of the University of Nebraska's Winter Shutdown. Gave a safe and happy holiday season!