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Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha Exhibit on display August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha Exhibit on display August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha Exhibit on display August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
UPDATE 2/17: This workshop is sold out. Please check our schedule for upcoming workshop dates. Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop: Coin Collecting Two dates to choose from! February 22 and April 25, 2020 $8/members and $10/non-members ($5 per chaperone) There could be no better place to complete your Coin Collecting merit badge than The Durham Museum, home of the Byron Reed… Continue Reading SOLD OUT – Scout Workshop: Coin Collecting

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibit on display February 22 – May 3, 2020 Photographers record the defining moments of our world and our time, capturing history through timeless images of fleeting moments. With the click of a button, vivid imagery documents the pain of poverty, the ecstasy of victory and the triumph of redemption. This exhibition, the second Pulitzer-themed display… Continue Reading Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Each week, STEM Saturday features new family-friendly programming for kids and adults of all ages. From February–May, participate in photography and art-related activities to celebrate our temporary exhibit, Pulitzer Prize Photographs. Drop in from 10AM to Noon—no registration required. ACTIVITY SCHEDULE DATE FEATURED ACTIVITY Activity Description February 8 Valentine’s… Continue Reading STEM Saturdays at The Platform

Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha Exhibit on display August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Durham Museum
Each Saturday, join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. 1st Saturday Log Cabin 2nd Saturday Historic Schoolroom 3rd Saturday Earth Lodge & Tipi 4th/5th Saturday Trans-Mississippi Exposition Drop in from 1-3PM—no registration required. Can’t make it on Saturday? Join us for a guided tour of the museum at 1:30PM each… Continue Reading New! Interactive Exhibit Programming

Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
UPDATE 2/17: This workshop is sold out. Please check our schedule for upcoming workshop dates. Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop: Indian Lore Two dates to choose from! February 22 and April 25, 2020 *$13/members and $15/non-members ($5 per chaperone)* Visit The Durham Museum’s earth lodge and tipi to learn all about Indian Lore! The Durham Museum will host this merit… Continue Reading SOLD OUT – Scout Workshop: Indian Lore

Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibit on display February 22 – May 3, 2020 Photographers record the defining moments of our world and our time, capturing history through timeless images of fleeting moments. With the click of a button, vivid imagery documents the pain of poverty, the ecstasy of victory and the triumph of redemption. This exhibition, the second Pulitzer-themed display… Continue Reading Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete Exhibit on display February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Equal treatment for women in sports is as modern a topic today as it was for women 100 years ago. Concepts of proper lady-like behavior both in actions and dress were present from the early days of female athletics. Using images from The Durham… Continue Reading Sporty Women: The Desire to Compete

Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha