Events Calendar

We offer programs and activities for all ages to educate and entertain our audiences on quiltmaking traditions around the world.

Friday, October 18, 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.
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 the opening of a new exhibition by Mourning Hope. Mourning Hope companions grieving children, teens, young adults and their families when someone significant in their lives has a serious illness or has died. Mourning Hope provides support groups, community education, grief resources...
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.
Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28-Sunday, December 1 for Thanksgiving.
Saturday, December 7, 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.
Saturday, December 21, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020
The International Quilt Museum will be closed Dec. 21, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020, as part of the University of Nebraska's Winter Shutdown.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 to Saturday, May 2, 2020
Save the date for our 2020 World of Quilts Travel tour, Putting on the Chintz . Our special weekend quilt event will include: Up close viewing of chintz quilts in the collection Exhibition tours Small group sizes Special lectures and guest speakers Welcome Reception One-year museum membership Lunches Gift bag Visit http://www.museumquilttours.com/welcome.html for more information.

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