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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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04/24/2018

Science Cafe

Life in the Past Lane: Digging into Nebraska’s Prehistoric Past and its Highway Paleontology Program with Shane Tucker, ...

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Venue: The Happy Raven
Location: 122 N 11th Street
Phone: (402) 472-3779
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04/24/2018

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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04/24/2018

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
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04/24/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection: The Long 1968

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1968, a notable twelve months of worldwide political upheaval and burgeoning soc...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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04/24/2018

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Sheldon Treasures

Sheldon debuts an ongoing, rotating gallery installation of some of its most important and best-known objects, including...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th & R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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04/24/2018

Sweet Country

Opening at The Ross on Friday, April 20, SWEET COUNTRY makes brilliant use of the Australian outback as the setting for ...

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Venue: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Location: 313 N. 13th Street
Website: www.TheRoss.org
Phone: (402) 472-5353
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04/24/2018

The Comedy Loft presents Open Mic Night hosted by Brad Stewart

Open Mic Night hosted by Brad Stewart Amateur young comedians from around the area take the stage for 10-minute sets of...

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Venue: The Comedy Loft
Location: 701 P Street, #205
Phone: (402) 438-5638
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04/24/2018

Tugboat Gallery Proudly Presents "A Second Guess"

Tugboat Gallery Proudly Presents "A Second Guess" featuring Chadric Devin, Kendall Johnson and Madison Svendgard Opening...

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Venue: Tugboat Gallery
Location: 116 N. 14th Street
Phone: (402) 477-6200
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04/24/2018

Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

As a collector, I'm looking for something that reflects my country back at me. Quilts rearrange my molecules when I look...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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04/24/2018

Vadym Kholodenko, Piano

After capturing the Gold Medal at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko amazed Lincoln ...

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Venue: The Lied Center for Performing Arts
Location: 12th and R Streets
Phone: (402) 472-4747