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Omaha’s Todd Simon to receive 2017 Sower Award

Humanities Nebraska announced that Todd Simon, a prominent Omaha business and civic leader, will receive the 2017 Sower Award in the Humanities. Simon will be honored on Tuesday, October 3 at Omaha’s Holland Performing Arts Center immediately prior to the 22nd Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities. The Sower Award is presented annually to “an Read more »

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Humanities Nebraska adds five new board members

Humanities Nebraska (HN) recently elected five new members to its Council and Foundation boards of directors at its January 16 board meeting. The Nebraska Humanities Council board elected three new members, while the Nebraska Foundation for the Humanities elected two. New members elected to the Council are: Laura Capp of Ashland holds a Ph.D. in Read more »

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Prime Time reading program helps Omaha kids improve in school

Prime Time Family Reading Time is returning this semester to seven Omaha locations. Each session of the six-week program is free and open to families and their children, ages 6 to 10, who struggle with reading, or for families with preschool children who need a head start in reading readiness before kindergarten.  Programming will begin Read more »

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Now hiring: Prime Time Assistant/Omaha

We are currently seeking applicants for one part-time position in our new satellite location in Omaha.   Prime Time Assistant Description: $12 per hour, working an average of 10 hours per week   Prime Time Family Reading Time and Prime Time Preschool are family literacy programs for at- risk children and their parents. Programs are Read more »

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Smithsonian “Hometown Teams” now open in Omaha

The sports-themed exhibit, “Hometown Teams” is scheduled to open at El Museo Latino, 25th & L Street in South Omaha, on Monday June 2. This traveling exhibit is presented by Humanities Nebraska in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution through the “Museum on Main Street” program. The museum hours are Monday, Wednesday and  Friday from 10 Read more »