Events Calendar

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

DRAWING: RIFF #6 ©Nancy Crow, 2017-2018
Friday, August 7, 2020
Join us as we celebrate the opening of Nancy Crow's solo exhibition "Drawings: Mono-Prints and Riffs" during First Friday on August 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the International Quilt Museum. Nancy Crow will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Admission to First Friday is free. Nancy Crow has been a leader in contemporary quiltmaking since the 1970s. She has received...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
We’ve Got Spirit with Instructor Tony Jacobson. Click here for more information.
Friday, August 14, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Bite-Size Gem Quilts: Creating a Small Faceted Quilt with Instructor MJ Kinman from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Skill Level: Confident Beginner to AdvancedSubject: Pattern-Making using Freezer Paper Piecing Techniques Using the design and piecing techniques I rely on to create my diamond portraits, students will create their own singularly beautiful work of faceted light. After choosing from one of...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Back by popular demand, this year's Tuesday Talk series is "Stitched in Nebraska 2." Every month from March through October, a Nebraska quiltmaker will share some of their work in a trunk show. This month we will feature works made or collected by volunteers here at the International Quilt Museum . This month's Tuesday Talk will be held in the...
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Learn your quilt's 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, 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...
Saturday, September 5, 2020
Take a tour behind the scenes of the Byron and Sara Rhodes Dillow workshop to learn more about how we care for the world's largest publicly held quilt collection, which spans five centuries and more than 55 countries. Led by a member of the International Quilt Museum team, the hour-long tour will take you into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled storage facility...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Under the Mistletoe with Instructor Diane Knott. Learn the techniques for paper piecing and sewing curves for excellent results every time! Find out for yourself that curves are NOT scary! Suitable for confident beginners through advanced quilters. Table Runner version is included in this workshop. Covers basic flip and sew paper piecing as well as template sewing. Handouts included, pattern...

Pages