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The International Quilt Study Center & 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 Study Center & Museum collection and scholarly resources to serve as a clearinghouse of accurate and engaging information on global quilts and quiltmaking traditions.

Upcoming Events
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 p.m. 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.
Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Rich and Roxann O'Hare will share projects from their personal collection in a trunk show from 12-12:45 p.m. in the Campbell and Hodder Seminar Room. “Stitched in Nebraska,” this year's Tuesday Talk series will highlight some of Nebraska's own contemporary quiltmakers. Each month, we will learn more about the maker and see some of their work in a trunk show...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
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.
healing and the humanities flyer
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Join the International Quilt Study Center & Museum for a thought-provoking panel discussion on "Healing and the Humanities" on Thursday, September 6. Held in conjunction to the exhibition "War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics," the panel will be moderated by Carolyn Ducey, IQSCM curator of collections, and feature guests: * Virginia Aita, University of...
LPS Arts & Humanities students view a quilted coffin cover during the 2017 pop-up exhibit "The Haunting of Quilt House."
Friday, September 7, 2018
Visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum for First Friday on September 7. Enjoy free admission to the galleries and light refreshments from 4-7 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Mark Dunn will present "Quilts and Their Stories," held in conjunction with an exhibition of selected quilts from his collection opening the same day. Dunn is the president and owner of...
A flag with "Liberty" in block letters all appliqued on wool.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Join us for an Introduction to Wool Applique workshop led by Blackberry Primitives on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. This is a great introductory class into the world of wool applique! You will learn the proper techniques for transferring the pattern to wool, placing applique pieces on the backing...