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March 31, 2023 to October 14, 2023

The ancient maharajas (kings) of northern India wore lavish robes in a variety of styles. In 2016, quiltmaker Geeta Khandelwal of Mumbai, India decided she wanted to make miniature versions of these traditional garments. Inspired by the ceremonial and everyday clothing of the Indian maharajas between the 1750s and the 1950s, Khandelwal dedicated her sewing expertise to creating royal robes that were approximately one-eighth of their original size.

April 7, 2023 to September 30, 2023

For geographers and other social scientists, place is not simply a physical location. The concept of place includes both tangible and intangible characteristics, and it reflects the ever-changing nature of a geographical area. For instance, a neighborhood is not only composed of buildings, streets, and people, but also of:
Sounds … smells … activities … climate … and history
All these features merge and evolve, creating the unique culture that characterizes a particular place at a particular time.

May 5, 2023 to December 16, 2023

The International Quilt Museums is pleased to feature a showcase of art quilt history developed by the Studio Art Quilt Associates. Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art showcases 50 art quilts by renowned master artists. Seminal works show the evolution of the art quilt from the earliest pioneers creating during the 1960s through to today’s artists experimenting with new forms, new materials, and new digital technologies.

March 24, 2023 to September 2, 2023

A group of appliqued and inscribed album quilts made in Ohio’s Miami Valley between 1888 and 1918 are the focus of this exhibition. The albums were given as gifts to young adult to celebrate life’s passages and share folk art designs, fabric and construction methods. The collection was accumulated and researched by scholar Sue Cummings over a thirty-five year period. They comprise one of the most unusual and significant regional quilt styles known.  

March 24 - September 2, 2023
Coryell Gallery

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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