Console TV set showing Cartoon Corral show host and puppets

Don't Touch that Dial: Kalamity Kate and the George Churley Puppets – August 18, 2017 – June 17, 2018   See Flash T. Horse, Little Reggie, and other puppet pals that were featured on TV’s "Kalamity Kate’s Cartoon Corral" and hundreds of live performances in the 1970s! Video clips and Kate's costume and wig connect you to this local programming that was not only an award-winner, but just plain fun!



Immigrant family at Train Station

Looking Past Skin: Our Common Threads - January 5th, 2018 - May 15th, 2018The University of Nebraska’s Minority Health Disparities Initiative (MHDI), UNL Extension, and the Nebraska History Museum have partnered on a four-part exhibit to present sociological, agricultural, and historical perspectives on migration and the more recent demographic shifts in urban and rural parts of the state.  

What We Carried: Lincoln

What We Carried: Lincoln - January 26th, 2018 - May 25, 2018 -  A collaborative photographic storytelling project comprising the Yazidi community and photographer Jim Lommasson. Lommasson, who worked with Nebraska Mosaic, a class in the UNL College of Journalism and the Yazidi community, asked the Yazidis to share an item they brought with them on their journey from Northern Iraq to the United States. See these photographs and the stories of the Yazidi immigration to Lincoln.


Image of a bronc rider



American Dreams in the Cold War: The Photos of Barbara and Ralph Fox – June 2018  Mid-century moments captured by a husband and wife team. Headline news shots, including a nuclear bomb test and the arrest of mass-murderer Charles Starkweather let you witness events first hands. Slices of life from 1950s-60s show Nebraska in the baby boom days.


Nebraska Unwrapped Image


Nebraska Unwrapped:  Selections from the Collections – through 2018 Almost 150 objects archeological and historic artifacts connect visitors to the stories of Nebraskans both notable and notorious. 


History Learning Center - Ongoing Docent Led - Experience Nebraska History through our docent-led educational adventure! Discover more about the first Nebraskans, cowboy life in Nebraska, early pioneers, and much more. 

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