Modernism and Romanticism: an American Design Approach
Monday, April 20, 2015 to Friday, May 22, 2015
The work of three American designers, Bill Blass, Geoffrey Beene and Oscar de la Renta will be the substance of this costume exhibition that will establish the mood of American fashion in the latter half of the 20th century. Beginning in the late 1960s, these designers emerged on the global fashion scene with fresh talent, energy and sophistication that marked women's changing position in society. Extant costumes from the UNL collection along with pieces from Indiana University and Ohio State University will adorn the gallery and deliver a message about American ingenuity.
Twenty-four pieces of some of the finest work produced by UNL’s fashion and textile design students will be on display at the Biennial Student Juried Exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles Merchandising and Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The work will be on display in the gallery on the second floor of the Home Economics Building between March 16 and April 10, 2015.
Monday, November 17, 2014 to Friday, January 30, 2015
Congratulations to Camille Hawbaker for the very positive review in the Journal Star this weekend by L. Kent Wolgamott claiming "Unraveling" is, simply, one of the best Lincoln exhibitions of 2014. Read L. Kent Wolgamott's review here.
Celebration of Youth XXI- Elegant Solutions: Works by 4-H Youth
Monday, October 20, 2014 to Saturday, November 8, 2014
Celebration of Youth XXI: Elegant Solutions Creative Work by Nebraska 4-H Youth October 20 - November 8, 2014 Celebration and Reception: Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Program begins in Room 11, lower level, Home Economics Building, East Campus. Public reception immediately follows on the second floor outside the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
Doors Across Time, Weifang Gong, TMFD Alumna, M.A. in Textile Deisgn 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014 to Friday, October 10, 2014
“Doors Across Time” opens on Monday, September 15, 2014 and continues on exhibition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through Friday, October 10, 2014. A reception with the artist will be held at the gallery on Friday, October 10, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the public is invited.
Special Open Hours: September 27, 2014, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The opening reception for Yard/Zone, an exhibition of stitched sculptural forms by Sarah Wagner of Detroit, will be Sunday, May 18. The exhibit will run from May 19-September 5, 2014 at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. The artist will speak about her work at 2:30 pm in room 11 of the Home Economics Building and will be present at a reception in her honor following her talk. The Friends of the Textiles Gallery will host the reception at the east campus venue.
Complex Weavers announces its biennial international juried exhibition “Complexity”, featuring works employing complex weave structures that interlace threads and fibers in ways beyond plain weave. The opening reception for this touring exhibition, will be Sunday, April 6 from 1-3pm at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery on the east campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. According to the show organizers, “complex weaving is defined by the cloth produced and the mind it took to create it, not by the equipment used.” The exhibit runs from through May 9, 2014.
Monday, February 24, 2014 to Friday, March 28, 2014
Pre-exhibition event – A Dialogue with Elizabeth Wilson textile expert and owner of Asiatica. February 20, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., room 11 Home Economics Building, sponsored by the Faculty Senate Convocations Committee
Public lecture by Jay Rich, Replicating and Referencing Japanese Textile Dyeing Processes, Thursday, March 20, 6:00 p.m., room 11 Home Economics Building, reception hosted by the Friends immediately follows on the second floor near the gallery
Mountains & Ghosts: New Ikat Tapestries & Prints - Mary Zicafoose
Monday, December 2, 2013 to Friday, January 17, 2014
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery director, Wendy Weiss, is pleased to announce that the public will have an opportunity to view the work of Nebraska artist Mary Zicafoose. A longtime resident of Omaha, her large-scale ikat tapestry diptychs, small format tapestry vignettes, and framed collagraphic monoprints on paper, explore the archetypal symbol of the trinity. The exhibition opens to the public December 2, 2013 and runs until January 17, 2014.