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Study at Sheldon

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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

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First Friday at Sheldon

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a variety of special programs and activities that highlight current exhibitions. Admission is free.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features photographs by Josef Sudek.

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First Friday Verbena

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Put on your dancing shoes and salsa the evening away at Sheldon’s verbena—street party—on the plaza west of the museum. Enjoy live Latin music and delicious food and drink, in addition to a stroll through the new summer exhibitions.

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A Conversation with Michael Eastman

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

Artist Michael Eastman and Sheldon’s director and chief curator Wally Mason will discuss Eastman’s series Havana, which documents the material decline of the storied capital’s grand architecture. This artist talk is sponsored by Roseann and Phil Perry and Kathryn and Marc LeBaron.

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Teen Night

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Teens are invited to bring their friends to explore Sheldon through an evening of art making and music. There will be food, giveaways, and more! This event is free and open to all high school students, but registration is required. To sign up, visit

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Family Day

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Sheldon celebrates Cuba with a fiesta for families. Join us for activities and refreshments inspired by the culture of this fascinating country. Get creative in our crafting zone and tap your toes to the beat of live Latin music. Family Day is sponsored by the Lincoln Arts Council.

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