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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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Calendar of Events

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05/02/2018

Don't Touch that Dial! Kalamity Kate and the George Churley Puppets

See the puppets and costumes from the 1970s kids' TV program "Kalamity Kate's Cartoon Corral" plus film from original pr...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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05/02/2018

Kiechel Fine Art presents Francisco Souto Dicotomias

Francisco Souto was born in Venezuela, and received his BFA from the Herron School of Art in 2000, and his MFA from the ...

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Venue: Kiechel Fine Art
Location: 1208 O Street
Phone: (402) 420-9553
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05/02/2018

Looking Past Skin: Our Common Thread

People have been moving throughout Nebraska for thousands of years. Looking Past Skin: Our Common Threads explores the ...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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05/02/2018

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Casta Paintings” by Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Casta Paintings” by Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez. Lincoln-based artist, Nancy Friedemann-...

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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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05/02/2018

LUX Center for the Arts Presents: Limning Lithos

Lithography was invented by Alois Senefelder in the Kingdom of Bavaria, now part of Germany, in 1796. It is called a pla...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts - West Gallery
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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05/02/2018

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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05/02/2018

NWU Senior Art Gallery Exhibition

Come and enjoy the latest works from Nebraska Wesleyan's very own senior art class.

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Venue: Elder Gallery, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
Location: 50th Street and Huntington Avenue
Phone: (402) 465-2185
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05/02/2018

Rubendall Artist in Residence Henry Payer

Henry Payer is a Ho-Chunk multidisciplinary artist who works primarily with collage and mixed media to create bold and c...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q St
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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05/02/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings

Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings January 26, 2018 through May 13, 2018 Donald Sultan, a painter, sculptor, an...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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05/02/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Original Behavior

This exhibition brings together a small group of large works by artists who share an affinity for depicting the figure i...

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