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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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02/24/2020

Old World Quilts

Old World Quilts features the earliest and most rare quilts of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum collection....

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/24/2020

Paper Pulp & Beyond

January 24 – February 28, 2020 First Friday Feb 7, 6-8pm - Papermaking demos Artists: Kathy Cartier, Lincoln, NE Meli...

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Venue: Constellation Studios
Location: 2055 'O' Street
Phone: (402) 429-8239
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02/24/2020

Person of Interest

Exploring nuances in portraiture from the late nineteenth century to today—and testing the very definition of the genre—...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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02/24/2020

Photographers and the Plains Indian

The Photographers and the Plains Indian exhibit was one of the first new exhibits in the Nebraska History Museum after i...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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02/24/2020

Piecing Together the Past Exhibit

Many thousands of people lived their lives in Nebraska. They left no written records and we don't know their names or st...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall, North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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02/24/2020

Quilts from the Claire Vlasin Collection

Helen Claire Vlasin (1932 - 2012) was born in Spalding, Nebraska, and was a graduate of St. Elizabeth Hospital School of...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/24/2020

Retrospective of Life’s Work: Charles W. Guildner

In 1990, Charles Guildner set out to photograph the landscape and people of the rural heartland. In the years since, Gui...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q Street
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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02/24/2020

Rumi O’Brien: Absolutely Japanese, Absolutely American

A trained watercolorist and the daughter of seminal manga (comic book) artist Katsuji Matsumoto, Rumi O’Brien approaches...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/24/2020

Sheldon Treasures

Now in its sixth iteration, Sheldon Treasures continues to highlight of some of the museum’s most important and best kno...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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02/24/2020

Small Abstractions: Highlights from Sheldon’s Permanent Collection

Underscoring the distinction of Sheldon’s collection of twentieth-century abstract paintings, this exhibition features s...

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