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May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha History MA candidate, Sean Summerfelt. The Omaha Library Association was established in 1857 when Omaha City was only a fledgling three-year-old city. Though this first association was short lived, it amassed a collection of 4,500 books. In 1877 the Omaha City… Continue Reading For the People of Omaha: Byron Reed and the Original Omaha Public Library

May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha undergraduate, Adam Barritt. Omaha’s “Jobbers Canyon” was a recognized historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was demolished in 1988-89 to clear land for the building of the Conagra Brand’s headquarters and is to date one of the largest “lost”… Continue Reading Jobber’s Canyon: Omaha’s Lost History

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha History MA candidate, Sean Summerfelt. The Omaha Library Association was established in 1857 when Omaha City was only a fledgling three-year-old city. Though this first association was short lived, it amassed a collection of 4,500 books. In 1877 the Omaha City… Continue Reading For the People of Omaha: Byron Reed and the Original Omaha Public Library

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha undergraduate, Adam Barritt. Omaha’s “Jobbers Canyon” was a recognized historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was demolished in 1988-89 to clear land for the building of the Conagra Brand’s headquarters and is to date one of the largest “lost”… Continue Reading Jobber’s Canyon: Omaha’s Lost History

May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
**UPDATE 4/5 – SOLD OUT** Please call the museum to be placed on a waiting list. River City History Tour: Millionaires & Mansions – North Gold Coast Explore the neighborhoods north of Dodge Street in mid-town Omaha. Along the way, learn about the Mercer Mansion, Joslyn Castle and the Louis Nash residence. The trolley will drive on the first curved… Continue Reading SOLD OUT – Millionaires and Mansions North Tour

May 27 all-day
In observance of Memorial Day, The Durham Museum will be CLOSED. May you enjoy a safe and happy holiday! Save

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha undergraduate, Adam Barritt. Omaha’s “Jobbers Canyon” was a recognized historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was demolished in 1988-89 to clear land for the building of the Conagra Brand’s headquarters and is to date one of the largest “lost”… Continue Reading Jobber’s Canyon: Omaha’s Lost History

May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha History MA candidate, Sean Summerfelt. The Omaha Library Association was established in 1857 when Omaha City was only a fledgling three-year-old city. Though this first association was short lived, it amassed a collection of 4,500 books. In 1877 the Omaha City… Continue Reading For the People of Omaha: Byron Reed and the Original Omaha Public Library

May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha History MA candidate, Sean Summerfelt. The Omaha Library Association was established in 1857 when Omaha City was only a fledgling three-year-old city. Though this first association was short lived, it amassed a collection of 4,500 books. In 1877 the Omaha City… Continue Reading For the People of Omaha: Byron Reed and the Original Omaha Public Library

May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha undergraduate, Adam Barritt. Omaha’s “Jobbers Canyon” was a recognized historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was demolished in 1988-89 to clear land for the building of the Conagra Brand’s headquarters and is to date one of the largest “lost”… Continue Reading Jobber’s Canyon: Omaha’s Lost History

May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha History MA candidate, Sean Summerfelt. The Omaha Library Association was established in 1857 when Omaha City was only a fledgling three-year-old city. Though this first association was short lived, it amassed a collection of 4,500 books. In 1877 the Omaha City… Continue Reading For the People of Omaha: Byron Reed and the Original Omaha Public Library

May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha undergraduate, Adam Barritt. Omaha’s “Jobbers Canyon” was a recognized historic district placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was demolished in 1988-89 to clear land for the building of the Conagra Brand’s headquarters and is to date one of the largest “lost”… Continue Reading Jobber’s Canyon: Omaha’s Lost History

May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Now – July 21, 2019 This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum intern and University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate, Mallory Boyle. The Regency Era (1795-1830) was a time when enlightenment thought provoked lifestyle and culture changes throughout Europe. The onset of the French Revolution resulted in clothing styles changing seemingly overnight. From having an aristocratic flair to favoring the… Continue Reading A Regency of Style: Cultural Changes in 18th and 19th Century Europe

May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 30 – July 28, 2019 On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed… Continue Reading After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 2 – June 23, 2019 Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on… Continue Reading American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith