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Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
19th Century Celebrities: A Modern Translation Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Throughout the 19th century, standards for women were enough to be called rules. She must not only be a woman but be a lady too. To be a lady one must marry and have children, depend on her husband financially and stay out of… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 1 @ 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 Calendar

Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
Wonders and Blunders Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Books and manuscripts will be on display from the Byron Reed Collection to showcase the fantastical designs of early natural history textbooks and travel stories. Scientifically precise drawings of insects with gilded gold wings fill books on the flora and fauna of North America and details abound… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
19th Century Celebrities: A Modern Translation Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Throughout the 19th century, standards for women were enough to be called rules. She must not only be a woman but be a lady too. To be a lady one must marry and have children, depend on her husband financially and stay out of… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 2 @ 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 Calendar

Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
Wonders and Blunders Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Books and manuscripts will be on display from the Byron Reed Collection to showcase the fantastical designs of early natural history textbooks and travel stories. Scientifically precise drawings of insects with gilded gold wings fill books on the flora and fauna of North America and details abound… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
The Durham Museum invites you to our 17th annual Teachers’ Night Event. Get ready for a fun evening of food, drinks and resources. We will have vendors ready to provide you with materials to make your classroom and virtual learning experience more exciting! Plus, get a sneak preview of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, our newest traveling exhibit that… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
19th Century Celebrities: A Modern Translation Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Throughout the 19th century, standards for women were enough to be called rules. She must not only be a woman but be a lady too. To be a lady one must marry and have children, depend on her husband financially and stay out of… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 3 @ 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 Calendar

Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Exhibit on display October 3, 2020 – January 10, 2021 The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.  This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
Wonders and Blunders Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Books and manuscripts will be on display from the Byron Reed Collection to showcase the fantastical designs of early natural history textbooks and travel stories. Scientifically precise drawings of insects with gilded gold wings fill books on the flora and fauna of North America and details abound… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
19th Century Celebrities: A Modern Translation Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Throughout the 19th century, standards for women were enough to be called rules. She must not only be a woman but be a lady too. To be a lady one must marry and have children, depend on her husband financially and stay out of… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Exhibit on display October 3, 2020 – January 10, 2021 The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.  This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
Wonders and Blunders Exhibit on display March 21, 2020 – October 4, 2020 Books and manuscripts will be on display from the Byron Reed Collection to showcase the fantastical designs of early natural history textbooks and travel stories. Scientifically precise drawings of insects with gilded gold wings fill books on the flora and fauna of North America and details abound… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 5 all-day
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Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Museum Live! Each week Museum Live brings 30 minutes of interactive and engaging content straight to your home or classroom. This broadcast-style show includes segments featuring guest speakers from our Smithsonian network, a behind-the-scenes look at museum exhibits and artifacts, cultural connections to the community, and even currents events. Plus, teachers and parents will receive a follow-up activity after each… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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 Calendar

Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 31, 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 Calendar

Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Exhibit on display October 3, 2020 – January 10, 2021 The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.  This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The… Continue Reading Calendar

Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join museum docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon Train Tours* & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon What Is It Wednesday & Log Cabin Thursday, 10AM-Noon Buffet Grocery Store & One-Room Schoolhouse Friday, 10AM-Noon Storytime at The Platform & Trans-Mississippi Exposition Saturday, 10AM-Noon Train… Continue Reading Calendar