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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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08/18/2022

LUX Center for the Arts presents Time Well Spent by Julia Leggent

Time Well Spent is comprised of paintings created by Julia Leggent during her residency at the LUX. Julia Leggent grew u...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N 48th St.
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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08/18/2022

Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from 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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08/18/2022

Piecing Together the Past Exhibit

Many thousands of people lived their lives in Nebraska. They left no written records and we don't know their names or st...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall, North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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08/18/2022

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Clocking In: Visions of Labor

Six galleries touching on themes of gender, place, resources, and politics provoke questions about what it means to work...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/18/2022

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Kelli Connell: Double Life

Sheldon presents recently acquired works by Kelli Connell from her ongoing series Double Life. Since 2002, Connell has e...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/18/2022

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Photographic Abstraction

Since the advent of photography, artists have used cameras for more than straightforward documentation. This exhibition ...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/18/2022

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Sheldon Treasures

For this iteration of Sheldon Treasures, we highlight the museum’s extensive holdings of American landscape paintings. H...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/18/2022

Sheldon Museum of Art presents Storyville: The Intersection of Abstraction, Allusion, and Depiction

At the intersection of abstraction, allusion, and depiction, the artist and viewer share equally in the creation of a wo...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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08/18/2022

The Joanna S. Rose Red & White Collection

The Joanna S. Rose Red & White Collection “Quilts look better when you have a lot of them.” Joanna S. Rose New ...

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Venue: International Quilt Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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08/18/2022

Votes for Women: Nebraska's Suffrage Story

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote....

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