The following events are funded by Humanities Nebraska. We update information as it becomes available. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us. Enjoy these opportunities in your communities!


Nebraska Poets Virtual Reading Series

Virtual Program

The Nebraska Poets Reading Series highlights the talent of Nebraska poets and invites discussion with audience members. All events are free online, but registration is required to receive an event link. Registration links for each poet’s event are available on the Nebraska Poetry Society’s website. February 7 Amy Haddad Amy Haddad is a poet, nurse and […]

First Friday Book Talk & Reading w/ Kevin Clouther

Virtual Program

This monthly online (Zoom) reading series called First Friday Readings features authors with Nebraska connections, national presence, and a newly published book. The hourlong event, moderated by Larksong director Karen […]

Threads & Trails: Contemplations of Our Herstories Artist Panel

Center for Great Plains Studies 1155 Q St., Lincoln, NE, United States

In conjunction with the collaborative installation Threads & Trails: Contemplations of Our Herstories, artists Erica Larsen-Dockray, Cybele Moon, Steph Coley, Eve LaFountain, and Marissa Magdalena Sykes will discuss the historical women […]

The Pawnee at Fort Kearny – Share the History, Share the Harvest

Fort Kearny State Historical Park and State Recreation Area 1020 V Road, Kearney, NE, United States

A history-making return of the Pawnee to Fort Kearny will be celebrated at a “Share the History, Share the Harvest” event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park and the nearby […]

El Mueso Latino Artist Invitational Panel Discussion

El Museo Latino 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Dr. Jose Miguel Lemus will moderate and lead a panel discussion with area artists as part of the “2023 Artists Invitational” exhibition on view through December 2023. Each of the […]

Pedaling the Past

Yanney Park 2020 W 11th St, Kearney, United States

See 8 historic sites of Kearney from your bicycle! During the 8-mile round trip led by Drs. Will Stoutamire and David Vail, avid cyclists and history professors at the University […]

Art & Literary Festival: Poetry Workshop with Matt Mason

Cali Commons 518 N 40th Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason will lead you in exercises to write a poem, even if you’ve never written one before. Conversation will include what makes poetry meaningful in today’s […]

Virtual Author Series: Tracy Daugherty

Virtual Program

The National Willa Cather Center is hosting an author series as a way to connect Cather to contemporary writers as well as provide an accessible and inclusive space where readers […]