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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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11/22/2017

Against the Grain: Quilted Leather by Cathy Wiggins

Once a self-described “normal” quilter, Cathy Wiggins started working with leather in 2013, and has pioneered the field ...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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11/22/2017

Billion Dollar Babies

Billion Dollar Babies is a group exhibition made of works by University of Nebraska Advanced Painting Students and curat...

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Venue: Lux Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N 48th St.
Website: luxcenter.org
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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11/22/2017

Block by Block: American Quilts in the Industrial Age

In the 1820s and 1830s, American quilts were increasingly made from pieced blocks—generally squares made up of smaller s...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N. 33rd Street
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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11/22/2017

Collecting Nebraska

Features artworks from the permanent collection that depict Nebraska or were created by Nebraska artists. The exhibition...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q St
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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11/22/2017

Collection Critters

All types of Great Plains animals from bison to horses to cranes to dogs will appear in sculpture, prints, photographs, ...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q St
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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11/22/2017

Don't Touch that Dial! Kalamity Kate and the George Churley Puppets

See the puppets and costumes from the 1970s kids' TV program "Kalamity Kate's Cartoon Corral" plus film from original pr...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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11/22/2017

Gallery 9 November Art Show

"Functionality" Art Show In November, Gallery 9 will feature four artists exploring the concept of functional art. F...

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Venue: Gallery Nine - Art Gallery
Location: 124 S. 9th Street
Website: gallerynine.com
Phone: (402) 477-2822
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11/22/2017

LUX Center for the Arts Presents: Gifted Annual Winter Show

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Gifted: Annual Winter Show.” This exhibition will have an opening reception November 3...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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11/22/2017

NWU Elder Gallery Exhibition: "Dependency Graph" Three New Animations by Philip Vanderhyden

Come and see the latest works by artist Philip Vanderhyden in this new art exhibition.

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Venue: Elder Gallery, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
Location: 50th Street and Huntington Avenue
Phone: (402) 465-2230
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11/22/2017

Olive’s Journey

Olive Emma Bucklin died at age 58, following ten years of progressive loss of physical and mental acuity and quality of ...

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