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Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, visitors to the gallery over two years of age are required to use a facial covering at all times when indoors on the UNL campus.
Photo Credit: Larry Gawel
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery educates and increases awareness of the rich traditions of art, craft, design, and material culture expressed through the exhibition of all forms of textiles and apparel.
The gallery is dedicated to Dr. Robert Hillestad, an internationally renowned fiber artist and Professor Emeritus of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design.
Monday, October 5, 2020 to Friday, December 18, 2020
Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. presents: Small Expressions, an annual juried exhibit to showcase contemporary small-scale works created using fiber techniques in a variety of media no larger than 15 inches. This traveling exhibition makes a stop at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery for the Fall 2020 semester and is juried by contemporary tapestry artist Jon Eric Riis.
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 Human Sciences 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 Human Sciences Building .