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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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07/28/2021

Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50

This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of Abstract Design in American Quilts, a 1971 exhibition at the Whitney Museu...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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07/28/2021

Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: Journey to Japan

In 1975-1976, expanded versions of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Abstract Design in American Quilts traveled to T...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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07/28/2021

Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: New York Nexus

Nexus examines the importance of New York’s museums and galleries in promoting the acceptance of textile and fiber art i...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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07/28/2021

Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50: Raising the Profile

Quilts have been part of American folk culture for more than 200 years, but in 1971 a premier art museum raised quilts’ ...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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07/28/2021

Agrarian Spirit in the Homestead Era: Artwork from the Moseman Collection of Agrarian Art

Agrarian Spirit in the Homestead Era features sixty paintings, sculptures, and prints that reveal dramatic change in lan...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q Street
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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07/28/2021

Ashley McBryde - The One Night Standards Tour

Live Music by Ashley McBryde - The One Night Standards Tour THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. ALL PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED ...

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Venue: The Bourbon Theatre
Location: 1415 O Street
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07/28/2021

Blue Light: Cyanotype Collage by David Hornung

David Hornung is an artist, author, and teacher. Over the last 45 years, he has taught at Rhode Island School of Design,...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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07/28/2021

Boiler Brewing Company presents 80's Trivia

Calling all New Wave Walters and Wandas! Join us this Whip It Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at **BOILER SOUTH** for 80’s tr...

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Venue: Boiler Brewing Company - South
Location: 5800 Hidcote Dr., # 101
Phone: (531) 500-5250
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07/28/2021

Build Your EcosySTEM

Got a middle schooler who likes to build things? Wondering if he or she has a future in construction, architecture, or ...

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Venue: Irving Rec center
Location: 20th and Van Dorn streets
Website: abcnebraska.org
Phone: (402) 477-4451
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07/28/2021

Canoeing at Holmes Lake

Come to Holmes Lake and canoe for free. Our team provides the canoes and lifejackets, instruct how to work the oars and ...

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Venue: Holmes Lake
Location: 70th & Normal Blvd.