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Upcoming Events

Nobody’s Listening Exhibit

UNO Art Gallery 6505 University Dr S, Omaha, NE

Nobody’s Listening, a groundbreaking, award winning virtual reality (VR) experience and immersive exhibition that commemorates the Yazidi genocide committed by ISIS in northern Iraq, will make its premiere in the […]

Anne Frank Traveling Exhibit and Education Program for Students

Westside High School 8701 Pacific St, Omaha, NE

The Institute for Holocaust Education is bringing the globe-traveling exhibit “Anne Frank – a history for today,” established by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, to Nebraska schools. The 30-panel […]

Cattle Trails and Songs of the West

Willow Brook Assisted Living 2714 N. Lincoln Ave., York, NE

Speaker: Joan Wells Sponsored by Willow Brook Assisted Living


Angels Theatre Company Salon Reading Series

Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE

Each Salon Reading Series event features a reading of a play followed by a moderated discussion of the play's themes and how these themes apply to the community. Oct 2, […]

Music of the Plains

Davenport Public Library 109 N. Maple Ave., Davenport, NE

Speaker: David Marsh Sponsored by the Davenport Public Library Association

Capitol Forum Teacher Workshop

Humanities Nebraska 215 Centennial Mall South #330, Lincoln, NE

Teacher workshop for schools participating in Capitol Forum.


Museum Live!


Every Monday during the school year, The Durham Museum hosts a weekly 30-minute Museum Live! program online. This broadcast-style show includes segments featuring guest speakers from the Smithsonian network, a […]

Nebraskans possess the knowledge, understanding, and empathy
to cultivate a more informed, thoughtful, and just society.

We believe that culture and connection are essential rights of human expression.

We celebrate shared histories and diverse cultures.

We value conversation that respects difference and finds points of common experience.

We develop engaging experiences for all Nebraskans.

We provide inclusive opportunities to learn from the past to enrich our future.

We are flexible and responsive to the changing and pressing needs of Nebraskans.
We expose people to other worlds of expression and human existence.
We foster lives of purpose and meaning.

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