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Fiber Art: Across the World —Across Time

by Laura Chapman With quilts and textiles from more than 50 countries—and counting—the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s 2019 exhibition calendar will highlight its expanding global collection and research. Beginning in Winter 2019, two exhibitions will showcase quiltmaking and...

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Public Art Scene

by Sriyani Tidball It seems that every year a new piece of art is unveiled in our Lincoln—a city that satisfies art lovers. There are more than 100 pieces of public art on display throughout the city. Thirty five of...

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Quilt Museum Celebrates Ten Years in Lincoln

Since opening its doors in 2008, the International Quilt Study Center & Museum has welcomed more than 100,000 visitors from around the world to Quilt House. Located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus, the museum will celebrate its 10th...

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Miss Mie and Nebraska

by Mandy Haase Thomas A symbol of friendship, Miss “Miye” Mie has called the University of Nebraska State Museum’s Anthropology collections home since 1928, after the historic friendship doll exchange took place between the youth of Japan and the United...

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Family-Friendly Lincoln

Lincoln has always been considered one of the best-kept secrets in the Midwest. Currently in the midst of the largest period of growth in its history, Lincoln is building on its Top 10 standing for quality of life, safety and...

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The Long Road to a Landmark

 by Ed Zimmer Nebraska’s beautiful State Capitol took a decade to build (1922-1932) and an expenditure of ten million Depression-era tax dollars. More than that, it took three tries to design and construct the landmark building—it’s the third State Capitol...

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Small and Amazing Museums

by Julie Nichols Lincoln has a collection of fascinating small museums. Each one is worth a surprisingly entertaining visit—whether or not you thought you were interested in their narrow but deep subjects. National Museum of Roller Skating Did you know...