Posts Tagged ‘ quilts ’

Quilt Center unveils ‘South Asian Seams’

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, May 6, 2010

A new exhibit at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum will highlight the vibrant textile tradition of women from the Indian subcontinent. “South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh” opens May 5 and will include more than 40 examples of ralli and kantha. It will also feature an assortment of large-scale photographs […]

Universitywide Honors

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: April 16, 2009, Campus News, Issue

James’ quilts break tradition “The only way tradition can be carried on is to keep inventing new things.” Robert Davidson, Haida artist For Michael James, those are words to live by. The artist and chair of UNL’s textiles, clothing and design department works in quilts – a design medium that hasn’t exactly been known for […]

Quilt Study Center receives $1.2 million Dillow Collection

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, December 4, 2008

The International Quilt Study Center and Museum has received a gift of 275 quilts with an estimated value of more than $1.2 million from the estate of collectors Sara Rhodes Dillow and Dr. Byron Dillow, who lived in Fremont. The gift, jointly announced by center director Patricia Crews and Clarence Castner, president of the University […]

Display highlights green museum, green quilts

Sep 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, September 11, 2008

GREEN QUILT – Detail of \"City Bikes Two\" by Marta Amundson of Riverton, Wyo. Contemporary quilts display planet-friendly themes in “Crafting a Better Planet,” an exhibition open through Nov. 9 at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum. The museum, which was designed to be ecologically sustainable, partnered with the manufacturer of the Mountain Mist […]