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Steampunk After Hours

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Time:
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

Steampunk Food & Beverages. Prizes for Best Dressed. Live Music, film clips, & other amusements. V.I.P. viewing of Oddities from our... Read More

Cheri Becerra-Madsen competitive wheelchair

Noon Bites

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:15pm
Time:
12:00pm to 12:15pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

Eight-time Paralympic medalist Cheri Becerra-Madsen of the Omaha tribe will speak about her life and achievements in competitive wheelchair racing... Read More

Rebecca Cashman working on Doane Powell Mask Collection

First Friday

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Time:
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

Rebecca Cashman, Objects Conservator with the Gerald Ford Conservation Center will present: “Saving Face: The Conservation Treatment of the Doane... Read More

Mari Sandoz

Nebraska History Book Club, Hector's Bliss

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

The featured book will be Hector’s Bliss by Dennis Vossberg

Please note, this is the 3rd Friday... Read More

Free Family Fun Day

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Time:
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Join us as we celebrate the 47th year of Earth Day. Art making activities, scavenger hunts and ecological fun facts are in store. 

Noon Bites

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017 (All day)
Time: (All day)
Location: Nebraska

Rosie McGuire will speak about her father Robert Stander and his experience working as a blind man at the Mead Ordinance Plant. The plant produced... Read More

Celebrate Pan Asian Heritage Month

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Time:
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Celebrate Pan Asian Heritage Month with digital story telling by New Nebraskan youth, enjoy ethnic foods, music and dance and arts and crafts. ... Read More

Free Family Fun Day

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Time:
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Celebrate National Train Day in collaboration with Lincoln Area Railway Historical Society.

Summer Classes

2017 Summer Kids' Classes for kids in grades K-8

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Time:
9:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Painting the Legacy

Book club

Nebraska History Book Club, Eleanor and Park

Date: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

The featured book will be Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Join the discussion!

Hour at the Museum Story Hour

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Time:
10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Nebraska

Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault

2017 Summer Kids' Classes

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (All day)
Time: (All day)
Location: Nebraska

Native American Art

2017 Summer Kids' Classes

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)
Time: (All day)
Location: Nebraska

It’s Not Your Grandma’s [or Grandpa’s] Apron

African American History Tour

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017 (All day)
Time: (All day)
Location: Nebraska

3rd African American History tour of Malone Community Center and Wyuka Cemetery with the Director of Malone Community Center, Larry... Read More

Hour at the Museum Story Hour

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Time:
10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Nebraska

This is the Bird by George Shannon

2017 Summer Kids' Classes

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 (All day)
Time: (All day)
Location: Nebraska

A Day in the Life of an 1867 Child

Noon Bites

Date: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Jim Atkins, member of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War will speak about Victor Vifquain, the first Nebraskan to... Read More

Free Family Fun Day

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Time:
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Nebraska Wildflowers 

Hour at the Museum Story Hour

Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Time:
10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Nebraska

The Mud Pony: Traditional Skidi Pawnee Tale retold by Caron Cohen

Hour at the Museum story hour

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Time:
10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Nebraska

Cowboys by Marie and Douglas Gorsline

Nebraska History Book Club

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Book to be determined

Nebraska History Book Club

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska

Book to be determined

Hour at the Museum Story Hour

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Time:
10:00am to 11:00am
Location: Nebraska

A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelik

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