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

Criss Library - UNO 6401 University Dr N, Omaha

The University of Nebraska at Omaha celebrates the 50 years of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, sharing both the triumphs and turbulent history of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation.

“Coming to the Plains” exhibit

Criss Library - UNO 6401 University Dr N, Omaha

A multimedia exhibit about leaving home and finding a new one. Sept 17-Oct 19 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Criss Library, UNO Campus

Virtual: Spooky Evenings 2021

Virtual Program

Each evening from October 1 through November 7 at 7 PM, Nebraska Wesleyan will present a multidisciplinary public humanities program exploring the horror genre and its impact as cultural phenomena in literature, film, religion, history and art. Details: Start October 1 @ 7 pm CDT End November 7 @ 7 pm CDT Organizer websites:

Virtual: Virtual Summit on Human Trafficking and Migration

Virtual Program

UNL’s Forsythe Family Program on Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs will present the Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative's 2021 Virtual Summit. Throughout the month of October, the program will showcase a virtual lineup of speakers, panels, and conversations all centered on the theme of trafficking, migration, and injustice.

Robert Henri: A New Look National Conference

Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery 218 East 8th St., Cozad

The Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its first ever conference exclusively devoted to Robert Henri, one of America’s most influential artists and art instructors. The program will be conducted at both the Paulsen Conference Center and the museum and its art gallery.

Hidden Prairie: Exploring Life in One Square Meter Exhibit

University of Nebraska State Museum Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street, Lincoln

This photo-documentary exhibit immerses visitors into a year of life histories, diversity and change within a single square meter of prairie habitat.

Robert Henri: A New Look National Conference – Final Day

Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery 218 East 8th St., Cozad

Final Packet Distribution 7:30 am to 8:4 am Tours of Robert Henri's Boyhood Home Tours of the Robert Henri Art Gallery Special Tour of The Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney at 10:00 am, given by Museum Director Nicole Herden.  


“The Cold War in Film”

Strategic Air Command & Space Museum 28210 West Park Highway, Ashland

Open at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland. It will run through January 2

“Coming to the Plains” reception, film screening & discusion

Great Plains Art Museum 1155 Q St, Lincoln

A multimedia exhibit about leaving home and finding a new one. Reception and film screening/discussion: Wed. Oct 20, doors open 5 pm, screening begins at 5:30 followed by discussion.

The Fragile Future of Democracy – OLLI Fall Symposium

Nebraska East Union 1705 Arbor Dr, Lincoln

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), offers their annual Fall Symposium. The theme for this event is The Fragile Future of Democracy and will be focused on looking at the state of our democratic system and providing some comparison with democratic successes and failures around the world. Prior registration is required. One can attend in […]


Latino Americans – Documentary Film Series

El Museo Latino 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha

El Museo Latino presents Latino Americans, a 6-part PBS documentary film series that chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos with 500+ years of history in the United States. One part will be presented each week as follows: October 2, 2021 Part #1 Foreigners in Their Own Land October 9, 2021 Part #2 Empire […]