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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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02/03/2019

Discovering the Collection: A 20-year Journey

In 1997, I was a master’s student at Indiana University. I had just completed and submitted my application for the Unive...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/03/2019

EPM Log Cabin Quilts

EPM Log Cabin Quilts The European Patchwork Meeting convenes every year in Ste-Marie-aux-Mines, in northeastern France,...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/03/2019

John Walker: Moments of Observation

The vicissitudes of land and sea have provided rich subject matter for John Walker’s paintings over the past fifteen yea...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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02/03/2019

LUX Center for the Arts presents Dementia Americana

Dementia Americana is an exhibition of new artworks from three contemporary Native American Artists. Cannupa Hanksa Luge...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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02/03/2019

LUX Center for the Arts presents Life is a Balloon

I want my work to be as well dressed in design, as someone walking down the catwalk. When creating my work I try to emb...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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02/03/2019

LUX Center for the Arts presents Love of the Land

Rolling hills, old barns with character, sunlit pastures, snow hi-lighting trees, and idyllic scenes of bucolic lives de...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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02/03/2019

Museum Builders: A Story of Friendship & Fossils Exhibit

This temporary exhibit explores the history of paleontology and the friendship that led to the construction of the Unive...

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Venue: Morrill Hall
Location: 645 N. 14th Street
Phone: (402) 472-2637
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02/03/2019

Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections for the Collections

Almost 150 objects archeological and historic artifacts connect visitors to the stories of Nebraskans both notable and n...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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02/03/2019

Southern Quilts from the Kathlyn Sullivan Collection

Today, quilt collectors and aficionados know the bright, yellow-orange fabrics that were staples of late nineteenth-cent...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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02/03/2019

Start Your Engines Exhibit

Relive the memories of dirt track racing in Nebraska during the 1950s and 1960s as you walk through the Start Your Engin...

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