Events

Date:
December 8, 2019
Time:
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location:
Thomas Kennard House, 16th and H, Lincoln.

Upcoming Events

12/19 Brown Bag Learning Series: Major: A Soldier dog
10/18, 11/27, 12/27, 01/03, 03/13, 04/10 School's Out!
10/18, 11/27, 12/27, 01/03, 03/13, 04/10 School's Out!
09/04, 10/02, 11/06, 12/04, 01/08, 02/05, 03/04, 04/01, 05/06 Homeschool Wednesdays

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Seven New Additions to the National Register of Historic Places

12/05/2019

The National Register of Historic Places is the nation's inventory of properties deemed worthy of preservation.  It is part of a national program to coordinate and support local and private efforts to identify,...

Woman standing over sink, lifts a pencil sketch on paper out of water bath.

Simons' Sketches

11/26/2019

The Ford Conservation Center has been treating a series of sketches by Iowa artist George Simons.  The sketches were gifted by a private donor to PACE (Pottawatomie Art Culture...

Three men restrain a fourth man. Caption scratched onto photo reads: "A new fad of the Kearney sheriff and chief of police Trindle when a bad man strikes the city."

Did the Sheriff Commit the Crime?

11/26/2019

Thousands of dollars are missing in Kearney, but who is the thief? Is it the trusted postal clerk, or his good friend the former sheriff? This story of betrayal includes a Christmas burglary, a sensational trial...

mural of Transfiguration behind alter.  Scaffolding set up in front of mural.

Transfiguration

11/21/2019

Over the summer, Kenneth Bé, Ford Center Paintings Conservator, spent a week in a little town in Kansas.  Surrounded by the beauty of the Kansas plains, Kenneth worked to clean a...

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