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October 15, 2021 to February 26, 2022

Marianne Fons and Liz Porter (Fons & Porter) collaborated on production of one of the all-time best-selling quilt books, the 1993 Quilter’s Complete Guide. Their impact in the quilt world was magnified further when in 1995, they launched their syndicated national public television program Love of Quilting on PBS. The success of both of these endeavors placed them as two of the most widely known quilt personalities in the world and one of the best known brands in the quilting industry.

October 8, 2021 to April 23, 2022

Terrie Mangat is an international quiltmaker focused on creating expressive, contemporary work. Though trained as a printmaker and having worked as a potter, Mangat has made art with fabric and quilts for nearly 50 years, and is credited with starting the embellishment movement in quilts.

September 24, 2021 to March 19, 2022

September 16, 2021 - March 19, 2022
West Gallery

What happens when yesterday’s Modern meets today’s Modern?

August 20, 2021 to October 16, 2021

In times of death and grief, quilts convey—without words—messages of solace, solidarity, and support to the receivers. At times, groups use quilts to express themselves as a community of support to others who have experienced loss. In addition, as both objects of art and as stitched documents, quilts convey compelling messages to viewers when displayed in public spaces.

September 29, 2021 to December 18, 2021

Cultural institutions, such as museums, have suffered loss of revenue due to temporary closure to the public during the global COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Astrid Hilger Bennett, a printmaker and fiber artist, embarked on a significant project in mid-2020. The full-sized quilts she created utilizing 30-years-worth of her hand-dyed, hand-painted, and hand-printed textiles will benefit cultural institutions and non-profits who have been affected by the pandemic.

Pumphrey Family Gallery
September 29, 2021 - December 18, 2021

The International Quilt Museum is located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. The building and its garden were all designed with quilts and quiltmaking in mind.

In the tabs below, you can learn more about the design of the building and garden.

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