Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies (1971-2021) Exhibit

Criss Library - UNO 6401 University Dr N, Omaha, NE

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies (1971-2021) is open to the public on the first floor of Criss Library. The exhibit shares the history of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation, highlighting debates over curriculum, attempts to downgrade the department to a program, and the mutual engagement between […]

Contemporary Indigeneity 2022

Great Plains Art Museum 1155 Q St, Lincoln

For the fourth iteration of Contemporary Indigeneity, the Great Plains Art Museum sought Indigenous artists addressing issues and themes relevant to the contemporary Native American experience on the Great Plains. A panel of Native American art curators blindly reviewed the submitted works and made selections based on the artwork’s aesthetic merit and contribution to the field […]

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies (1971-2021) Traveling Exhibit

Omaha Public Library W. Dale Clark Main Branch 215 S 15th St, Omaha, NE

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies is an 8-panel traveling exhibit sharing historical snapshots of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation. The exhibit highlights the department’s civil rights origins, attempts to downgrade the department to a program, and the mutual engagement between campus and community. The banners share […]

On the Inside Exhibition

Criss Library - UNO 6401 University Dr N, Omaha, NE

On the Inside is a group show of LGBTQ+ artists who are currently incarcerated. The art is made from basic materials the prisoners have access to behind bars: mostly letter sized paper, dull pencils, ball-point pen ink tubes (the hard shell is deemed too dangerous), and unlikely innovations such as using an asthma inhaler with Kool-Aid […]

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies (1971-2021) Traveling Exhibit

Omaha Public Library Charles B. Washington Branch 2868 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies is an 8-panel traveling exhibit sharing historical snapshots of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation. The exhibit highlights the department’s civil rights origins, attempts to downgrade the department to a program, and the mutual engagement between campus and community. The banners share […]

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Roots to Rise Youth Camp

Indian Center, Inc., Lincoln 1100 Military Rd, Lincoln, NE

Roots to Rise is a summer identity enrichment camp for students in grades K-8. The camp runs July 6-28 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to 3 pm. Registration is required. Click here for registration link. The registration deadline for students who need transportation is June 13. Registration is open until June 24 […]

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Flatwater Shakespeare Company “Little But Fierce” Theater for Kids

Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE

Little But Fierce is a theatre-oriented education class that introduces young students to Shakespeare's language and themes through games, writing activities, and interactive play. Dates and times are as follow: Grades K-2 → Wed. July 6 - Fri.8th, 10 am-12:30, Showcase July 9th at 10 am-12:00 Grades 3-5 → Wed. July 13 - Fri. 15th, […]

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Roots to Rise Youth Camp

Indian Center, Inc., Lincoln 1100 Military Rd, Lincoln, NE

Roots to Rise is a summer identity enrichment camp for students in grades K-8. The camp runs July 6-28 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to 3 pm. Registration is required. Click here for registration link. The registration deadline for students who need transportation is June 13. Registration is open until June 24 […]

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Flatwater Shakespeare Company “Little But Fierce” Theater for Kids

Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE

Little But Fierce is a theatre-oriented education class that introduces young students to Shakespeare's language and themes through games, writing activities, and interactive play. Dates and times are as follow: Grades K-2 → Wed. July 6 - Fri.8th, 10 am-12:30, Showcase July 9th at 10 am-12:00 Grades 3-5 → Wed. July 13 - Fri. 15th, […]

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Reckoning and Reconciliation Summer Study and Discussion Circle – virtual

Online

Many people who attended the Reckoning and Reconciliation on the Great Plains Summit from April 6-8 have expressed a desire to further explore the issues that emerged and to continue the conversations about how we can promote healing and reconciliation. To help facilitate further discussion, the Center for Great Plains Studies is sponsoring a Summer […]

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Flatwater Shakespeare Company “Little But Fierce” Theater for Kids

Turbine Flats 2124 Y St, Lincoln, NE

Little But Fierce is a theatre-oriented education class that introduces young students to Shakespeare's language and themes through games, writing activities, and interactive play. Dates and times are as follow: Grades K-2 → Wed. July 6 - Fri.8th, 10 am-12:30, Showcase July 9th at 10 am-12:00 Grades 3-5 → Wed. July 13 - Fri. 15th, […]

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Virtual — Poetry Workshops

Online

The Nebraska Poetry Society will offer five monthly online poetry workshops occurring on March 12, April 9, May 14, June 18 and July 9. Each workshop will begin with a 60 minute presentation by the featured speaker. After participants will have 30 minutes to practice what they learned and share with the group. Featured speakers […]