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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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02/02/2019

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
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02/02/2019

Stuart Davis: Arch Hotel

How does a painting come to be? This exhibition explores the question by looking closely at one of Sheldon Museum of Art...

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

Table Manners: Art and Food

What we eat, how we consume it, and where we source our food are expressive of our collective habits and desires. To tha...

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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

Cheddar Quilts from the Joanna Rose Collection

Cheddar Quilts from the Joanna Rose Collection In 2011, 650 red and white quilts from the thousand-plus collection of...

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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

Color Quest Exhibit

What are your favorite colors? If you could design a quilt, what colors would you choose? Bright? Subdued? On-trend? Nat...

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