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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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06/17/2019

Recent Acquisitions on Paper

While a number of works of art newly acquired by the museum have been featured in recent exhibitions, many have yet to b...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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06/17/2019

Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery features Shelley Thornton's Textile Art Dolls

In 1992, Shelley Thornton, a lifelong artist, turned to the medium of textiles, creating one-of-a-kind cloth art dolls w...

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Venue: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery UNL East Campus
Location: 1650 N. 35th Street
Phone: (402) 472-5449
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06/17/2019

Serving Hands - A Public Art Project

Serving Hands will feature 39 six-foot-tall fiberglass hand sculptures and 12 small scale models in a traveling exhibiti...

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Venue: Citywide
Location: Citywide
Phone: (402) 430-5923
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06/17/2019

Sheldon Treasures

Sheldon continues an exhibition of some of its most important and best known objects, including works by Louise Bourgeoi...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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06/17/2019

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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06/17/2019

Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) 30th Anniversary

Thirty years ago, a group of artists met at a gallery in Atlanta to discuss the formation of an organization dedicated t...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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06/17/2019

Summer Roller Skating Comes to the Ice Box!

BEAT THE HEAT AND LACE UP YOUR ROLLER SKATES AT THE ICE BOX! Just because the ice is gone until the fall, the Ice Box d...

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Venue: The Ice Box
Location: 1880 Transformation Dr
Phone: (402) 474-7827
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06/17/2019

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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06/17/2019

The Biggest Little Farm

Uplifting, educational, and entertaining, opening at The Ross on Friday, June 14, THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM is an environm...

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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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06/17/2019

YAAL Superheroes, Unite! Theatre Camp

Calling all superheroes! The citizens of Nova City need a patron superhero to save them from the evil clutches of the ne...

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Venue: YAAL Theater
Location: 1233 Libra Drive, Suite 2
Website: www.yaal.org
Phone: (402) 417-4137