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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, September 23, 2020
Surface Design Association presents "The Potential of Paper: Fiber Artists, Papermakers & Sculptural Form A Conversation with Mary Hark, Jocelyn Chateauvert and Fafnir Adamites" on Wednesday, September 23 at 1 p.m. CDT. Why paper? A revered material with a 2000 year history, handmade paper is one of the first to use fibers of all kinds in its creation. Contemporary artists...READ MORE
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The Quilt Alliance presents "We Are the Story Panel Discussion" on September 30 at 1 p.m. CDT. Join Quilt Alliance board member and founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network, Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, in conversation with Karl Reichert, executive director of the Textile Center. We Are the Story is a a multi-site initiative of quilt exhibitions curated by Dr...READ MORE
Friday, October 2, 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
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. Please note: First Friday programs will continue to be offered virtually on museum’s...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