Experts in the Field of Quilts


Carolyn Ducey is curator of collections at the International Quilt Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She oversees new acquisitions and ongoing care of the museum’s collection. She has curated a number of exhibitions, including “Chintz Appliqué: From Imitation to Icon” and “The Collector’s Eye: Amish Quilts from the International Quilt Museum Collections,” and co-curated “Quilts in Common,” the inaugural exhibition of Center’s new museum. She is also author of the monograph “Chintz Appliqué: from Imitation to Icon” (2008), co-author of “What’s in a Name: Inscribed Quilts” (2012), and a contributing author of “Wild by Design: Two Hundred Years of Innovation and Artistry in American Quilts” (2003). She co-edited “American Quilts in the Industrial Age: 1760-1870”, released by University of Nebraska Press in 2018.