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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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10/23/2018

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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10/23/2018

The Print: Tried & True, Techno & New

September 29 – November 21, 2018 First Friday Opening Reception: October 5, 6-8pm Constellation Studios 2055 ‘O’ Stre...

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Venue: Constellation Studios
Location: 2055 'O' Street
Phone: (402) 438-0049
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10/24/2018

Approaching Landscape

Featuring more than ninety works from the museum’s permanent collection as well as several loans, Approaching Landscape ...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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10/24/2018

Arts and Humanities High School

Arts and Humanities is one of Lincoln Public School’s five focus programs. Inspired by their October 2017 visit to the I...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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10/24/2018

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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10/24/2018

Color and Contour: Provencal Quilts and Domestic Objects

COLOR AND CONTOUR: PROVENCAL QUILTS AND DOMESTIC OBJECTS Color and Contour: Provencal Quilts and Domestic Objects June...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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10/24/2018

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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10/24/2018

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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10/24/2018

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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10/24/2018

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