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“Envisioning the Heartland,” a gallery talk with Twyla Hansen and Dana Fritz

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:30pm

Join Twyla Hansen, Nebraska State Poet, and Dana Fritz, professor of art at the University of Nebraska, in the exhibition Wright Morris: Nebraska Pictures for a discussion of poetry, photography, and culture. A public reception in the Great Hall will follow the program.

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Sheldon Art Association Book Club

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 1:30pm

The Sheldon Art Association book club will meet to discuss The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:30pm

Abby Groth, assistant curator of public programs, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about Fritz Scholder's painting American Portrait with Dog (1981), on view in Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection.

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First Friday Gallery Tour of the Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 5:30pm

Beat the heat and retreat to the cool galleries for a tour of Sheldon’s summer exhibitions. A staff member will meet you in Sheldon’s Great Hall for a 45-minute tour of the galleries.

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Family Day

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

We are throwing a big party for Nebraska’s 150th birthday! Come play games inspired by Sheldon’s collection and put your creativity to work designing party favors for the occasion. Enjoy live music and a slice of birthday cake!

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:15pm

Ashley Hussman, assistant curator of exhibitions, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about photographs in the exhibition Wright Morris: Nebraska Pictures.

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Museum Closure

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm

Sheldon is becoming greener. Between July 24 and August 10, the museum will be closed to the public so that energy-efficient LED lighting can be installed in the Great Hall. Also during this period, all of Sheldon’s galleries will be reinstalled to feature new exhibitions throughout the building.

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Shop Sheldon Holiday Event

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

A one-night-only opportunity to shop directly from local makers.

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