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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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09/22/2018

For Freedoms: In the future days ...

The enduring relevance of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1941 “Four Freedoms” address— invoking freedom of speech, freedom ...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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09/22/2018

Helen Ericson and the American Quilt Revival

During the decades following World War II (1941-45), the United States launched space ships, built modern suburbs, emerg...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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09/22/2018

Laura Petrovich-Cheney: Memory and Material

Laura Petrovich-Cheney: Memory and Material August 29-December 15, 2018 Pumphrey Family Gallery Trained as a sculpt...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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09/22/2018

Lincoln Arts Festival

The 18th Annual Lincoln Arts Festival returns to SouthPointe Pavilions (27th and Pine Lake Road – Lincoln, NE) on Saturd...

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Venue: SouthPointe Pavilions
Location: 27th and Pine Lake Road
Website: www.artscene.org
Phone: (402) 434-2787
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09/22/2018

Mark Dunn Collection

Mark Dunn Collection September 7, 2018-January 12, 2019 Peg Coryell Gallery Mark Dunn, president and owner of Moda ...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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09/22/2018

Marti Michell and the Business of Quilts

MARTI MICHELL AND THE BUSINESS OF QUILTS Marti Michell and the Business of Quilts July 6-November 15, 2018 Center Gal...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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09/22/2018

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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09/22/2018

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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09/22/2018

Noyes Art Gallery 25th Anniversary Postcard Competition

PICK UP A POSTCARD TODAY and GET YOUR CREATIVITY ON! Help us celebrate Noyes Art Gallery 25th Anniversary! Enter our C...

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Venue: Noyes Art Gallery
Location: 119 S 9th Street
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09/22/2018

Noyes Art Gallery Featured Artists

Featured Artists Julie Craw, Cherie Miner, Ruth Langan, and Doug Hawco special exhibit.

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Venue: Noyes Art Gallery
Location: 119 S 9th Street
Phone: (402) 475-1061