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.
Omaha Fashion Week Student Showcase
Monday, March 9, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020
The TMFD program participates in a juried runway show each February during Omaha Fashion Week; a competitive event where students vie for awards and the attention of fashion consumers. The Hillestad gallery will feature a selection of student garments that were featured on the runway including the top award winners. Graduate students Bethany Kraft and Heather Striebel curate and install their selections to include a video projection of the runway, a behind-the- scenes staging area, and displays of student garments.
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.