A través de los años: Costa Rican History through Conceptual Apparel Design, Katherine Rodriquez Thesis Exhibition
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, March 24, 2017
“A través de los años: Costa Rican History through Conceptual Apparel Design”, a graduate student thesis exhibition, runs from March 13th through March 24th in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery on UNL’s east campus. The general public and the university community are invited to attend an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13th, 2017.
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New Acquisitions from the Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design's Historic Costume Collection
Monday, January 30, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017
The exhibition NEW ACQUISITIONS FROM TEXTILES, MERCHANDISING & FASHION DESIGN’S HISTORIC COSTUME COLLECTION runs from January 30th through March 3rd , 2017 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
Video links: https://youtu.be/RQ-p0lGYCb4 https://youtu.be/A_5IpBxXS2c
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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.
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Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints
Monday, October 24, 2016 to Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Special events: Reading of selections from “The Fishermen” by Assistant Professor Chigozie Obioma, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Human Sciences Building Room 11 on East Campus. Reception and book signing follow in the Hillestad Gallery.
Celebration of Youth XXIII: A Harvest of Creatives
Monday, September 26, 2016 to Saturday, October 15, 2016
“Celebration of Youth XXIII: A Harvest of Creatives” opens on September 26th and continues on exhibition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through October 15th. A public reception honoring the artists and their families will take place on Saturday, October 15th in Room 11 of the Human Sciences Building on east campus, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
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Elin Noble: Vox Stellarum
Monday, June 6, 2016 to Friday, September 16, 2016
Vox Stellarum or Voice of the Stars is textile artist Elin Noble’s response to an early eighteenth century copperplate engraving from the 1731 book titled Physica sacra by the Swiss natural scientist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer.
Closed for Renovation - Gallery Gets Major Makeover
Saturday, April 23, 2016 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus recently unveiled a $35,000 renovation, including changes to the walls, display platforms and storage areas, and the installation of a new projection software system.
The gallery, located on the second floor of the Human Sciences Building at 35th and Holdrege streets, closed at the end of April for a month-long renovation that saw the removal of all of the carpet-like fabric wall covering, which was replaced with Sheetrock. The entire gallery was painted.
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Canary Concepts and the Hidden Danger of Ubiquitous Things
Monday, April 11, 2016 to Friday, April 22, 2016
(Canary Concepts and the Hidden Danger of Ubiquitous Things is in partial fulfillment of Stacey Skold’s doctoral studies. It is a dissertation research study.)
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Stories in Fashion, a Nebraska Perspective
Monday, February 15, 2016 to Friday, April 1, 2016
Seventy years of fashion are represented in the upcoming exhibition, “Nebraska: State of Fashion I” at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery on UNL's east campus. From the closets of former Nebraska governor Kay Orr, from Avery Woods, and from the late Lincoln dressmaker Ilona Berk come vibrant examples of fashion worn in the state of Nebraska between 1920 and 1990. The exhibition opens February 15, 2016 and tells the story of the connoisseurship and skill that went into the creation of women’s dress in the mid- to late-20th century.
Red, White and Green All Over: Traditions and Variations of 19th Century Appliqué . Holly Zemke, Option II Thesis Project
Monday, November 23, 2015 to Friday, February 5, 2016
Note: The Gallery will be closed November 26-29, 2015 (Thanksgiving); December 24, 2015 - January 3, 2016 (UNL closedown); and January 19, 2016 (Martin Luther King holiday).
A new exhibition opening on November 23, at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will explore red and green quilts just in time for the holiday season. “Red, White, & Green All Over: Traditions and Variations of 19th-Century Red & Green Applique” features the elegant genre of red and green applique quilts that American quiltmakers made in large numbers between 1840 and 1880.
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