The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is devoted to the exhibition of textiles--from art to apparel, from East to West, from past to present, and from emerging artists to the acclaimed.
The gallery is dedicated to Dr. Robert Hillestad, an internationally renowned fiber artist and Professor Emeritus of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design.
Domestic Interiors: Hand Needlework and the Cult of True Womanhood in 19th Century American Quilts
Monday, December 5, 2016 to Friday, January 20, 2017
Note: The exhibition will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016 and reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
New Acquisitions from the TMFD Historic Costume Collection
Monday, January 30, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017
TMFD's historic costume collection numbers well over two thousand objects and continues to grow and serve as one of the department's richest teaching and learning resources. This exhibition features selections from the most recent acquisitions, including designs by Arnold Scaasi, Geoffrey Beene, Mary McFadden, Thierry Mugler, Comme des Garçons, and others, and emphasizes the role that these garments play in scaffolding both research and teaching in the department.
Visit the Gallery
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is in Lincoln, Nebraska on the UNL East Campus. It is located on the second floor of the Home Economics building at 35th and Holdrege Streets.
HOURS: The Gallery is open to the public without charge Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and weekends by special request. Call (402) 472-2911, to request weekend opening. It is closed University holidays and between shows.
PARKING: Visitors to the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery are welcome to park on East Campus in areas marked "Visitor Parking." Parking passes for these areas can be obtained at the time of your visit in Room 105 or Room 234 of the Home Economics Building.