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Events

First Friday

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Sheldon extends a Big Red Welcome to campus for the new academic year. Exhibitions, refreshments, and art-making activities are all part of the fun. Admission is free.

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For Freedoms

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Eric Gottesman will discuss the role of art in broadening participation in civic discourse and building civil society. Gottesman is cofounder of the For Freedoms Federation, a platform that promotes ways for artists and arts institutions to engage in public life. Admission is free.

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Study at Sheldon

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Sheldon’s Great Hall will be transformed into a great study hall. Fuel up with snacks and find inspiration throughout the galleries. Admission is free.

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First Friday

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a variety of activities that highlight Sheldon's current exhibitions. Admission is free.

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A Conversation with Photographers John Divola and Anthony Hernandez

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Photographers John Divola and Anthony Hernandez will discuss their shared interest in depicting remote and abandoned spaces in pursuit of the contemporary landscape. Toby Jurovics, Joslyn Art Museum’s Chief Curator and Richard & Mary Holland Curator of American Western Art, will act as moderator. Admission is free.

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Approaching Landscape

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm

A panel discussion with University of Nebraska faculty Katrina Jagodinsky, Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of History; Sarah Karle, associate professor of Landscape Architecture; and Tom Lynch, professor of English; will discuss how landscape has been perceived, altered, and imagined in modern history. Admission is free.

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First Friday

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

Explore Sheldon's exhibition "For Freedoms" and hear from University of Nebraska students as they share their ideas on creative expression and civic discourse.

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Study at Sheldon

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Sheldon’s Great Hall will be transformed into a great study hall. Fuel up with snacks and find inspiration throughout the galleries. Admission is free.

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Shop Sheldon

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

A one-night-only opportunity to shop directly from local makers. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.

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