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.
Jan Myers-Newbury: A Touch of Kismet - Quilts, Color, Pattern, Chance
Monday, June 1, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015
Apparel Design by Breanne Reiss - Option II Thesis Project
Monday, September 14, 2015 to Friday, October 2, 2015
Breanne Reiss, graduate student in UNL’s department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design, will exhibit a collection of original garments, completed as part of her thesis work. Reiss was inspired by Japanese folktales to explore themes of womanhood and identity in dress through experimentation with silhouette, texture, and surface design.
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.