Museum on Main Street Programs

Humanities Nebraska

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2014 Hometown Teams

In 2014, “Hometown Teams” toured seven Nebraska communities. The exhibition explored the origins of popular community sports in America and their evolution to today, the rise and significance of company-owned teams and leagues, and the role of sports in the civil rights struggles by minorities and women. Watch the trailer!   Hometowns Teams visited the Read more »

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2012-2013 – Journey Stories

This compelling Smithsonian exhibition shows how our evolving mobility changed a young nation and how transportation made us grow. The accounts of travelers themselves express the hopes and promises of fresh starts, the grim realities of forced migrations and difficult journeys, and the thrills of personal travel. “Journey Stories” visited six Nebraska communities between 2012 Read more »

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2009 – New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music

This exhibit explores the cultural process that has made America the birthplace of more music than any other place on earth. It’s the story of people in a New World, places they have left behind, and ideas they have brought with them. It is the story of people who were already here, but whose world Read more »

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Previous Exhibits

2007-2008 – Between Fences We live between fences. We hardly notice them, but they are dominant features in our lives and in our history. This exhibition is a visual cultural history of fences and land use that examines how neighbors and nations divide and protect, offend and defend through the boundaries they build.  Hosted by:  Custer Read more »