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Lincoln offers a wide range of events from live concerts, food festivals, and sports to museums, art exhibits, and family fun. Use Lincoln’s event calendar to find the perfect activity for your time in Lincoln. 

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08/21/2019

150 Years of Red and White

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the charter that established the University of Nebraska as the state’s land gra...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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08/21/2019

2019 Telegraph District Summer Concert Series

Join ALLO Communications and The Mill Coffee Telegraph for our free Summer Concert Series. Concerts kick off on July 10t...

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Venue: Telegraph District Patio
Location: 330 S. 21st Street
Phone: (402) 858-4453
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08/21/2019

Convergence on Paper: Printmaking and Photography from Piranesi to Pop

Surveying Sheldon’s collection of works on paper from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth centuries, this exhibiti...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/21/2019

Dualities: Emiko Toda Loeb's Double-Sided Quilts

Emiko Toda Loeb is best known for her double-sided Log Cabin quilts. Over many years, she developed an intricate process...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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08/21/2019

In Conversation: Black

Showcasing objects that are dominated by the color black, this exhibition is an investigation into the theme of darkness...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/21/2019

Kathy Caraccio Quilt Series

As a young girl, Kathy Caraccio practiced sewing, dressmaking, knitting and crochet. Her artistic focus shifted to print...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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08/21/2019

Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series presents The Midnight Wanderers

The Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series will be held every Wednesday, starting May 1 through Septembe...

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Venue: Lincoln Community Foundation Garden
Location: 1415 “N” Street
Phone: (402) 477-8008
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08/21/2019

Liz Axford: Overlay

Originally a painter and then an architect, Liz Axford turned to textiles in the late 1980s, as the Studio Craft movemen...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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08/21/2019

LUX Center for the Arts presents Elise Loomis

ARTIST Elise Loomis RECEPTION 08/02/2019 - 5:00pm EAST GALLERY August 2019 MEDIUM DrawingMixed MediaPainting

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N 48th St.
Website: luxcenter.org
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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08/21/2019

LUX Center for the Arts presents Shades, Shapes, and Story-Lines

The exhibit, Shades, Shapes, and Story-Lines, showcases prints that tell a story. From the earliest cave paintings to th...

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Venue: Lux Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N 48th St.
Website: luxcenter.org
Phone: (402) 466-8692