It's Bizarre To Think That Nebraska Is Home To The World's Largest Collection Of Quilts, But It's True
By Delana Lefevers|Published October 19, 2022
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
When most people think of Nebraska, they may think of cows, corn, and football – but quilts? The International Quilt Museum in Lincoln is one of those places that not many people know about even though it’s world-famous to those in the know as the world’s largest collection of quilts. It’s a hidden gem on UNL’s campus that gives visitors a unique angle on history and art from around the world.
Who would have thought that the humble quilt could unite unique cultures around the globe? Visit the International Quilt Museum’s website to find out how you can visit or support the museum through a monetary gift. The museum’s Facebook page provides information about permanent and temporary displays as well as educational and social events taking place in the building.