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Feb 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Durham Museum
UPDATE 2/19 **SOLD OUT!** Didn’t get a ticket? If a ticket becomes available it will be offered to the first name on our waitlist. To be placed on the waitlist please call 402-444-5071 x515 or email aschmitz@durhammuseum.org. Last year was the bee’s knees, so we are doing it again! Flappers and Fizz is back, so don your glad rags and… Continue Reading Sold Out! Flappers and Fizz

Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am The Durham Museum
Museum Insider Tour Experiences The Museum Insider Tour Series offers a one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes opportunity for museum guests. During these select tours, guests will receive white gloves and a VIP badge that allows them to enter special areas of the museum with our Curatorial team. New this year, each tour is themed to celebrate a special occasion happening in Omaha. In… Continue Reading Museum Insider Tour: Omaha Fashion

Feb 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The Durham Museum
The books written by award-winning children’s author Vaunda Micheaux Nelson are inspired by a belief her Great-Uncle Lewis instilled in her—that if you don’t know your history, you can’t truly know who you are. Join Micheaux Nelson for a family-friendly presentation and book reading that shines a light on the multicultural stories she wishes she had growing up—stories that she… Continue Reading Celebrate Black History Month

Feb 29 @ 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

Mar 1 @ 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

Mar 1 @ 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

Mar 1 @ 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

Mar 1 @ 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

Mar 1 @ 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