FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 – Due to icy road conditions The Durham Museum is closing early, at 4:30PM.

Reminder: With the end of the holiday season, the museum will revert to regular hours and will be closed Mondays, beginning January 7th.

Calendar

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Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
BUILDING THE CITY: THE FIRST MAYORS OF OMAHA September 15, 2018 – JANUARY 20, 2019 Jesse Low, Andrew Jackson Poppleton and George Armstrong were among the first Mayors of Omaha and set the city on the path to what it is today. This exhibit uses objects from the Byron Reed Collection to highlight the major struggles of their careers, from… Continue Reading Building the City: The First Mayors of Omaha
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
JOSEPH M. STREET: A CONSCIENTIOUS INDIAN AGENT JULY 21, 2018 – JANUARY 20, 2019 In the 19th century, an Indian Agent named Joseph Street, fought for government resources pledged to the Native American tribes. Despite many disagreements with  other politicians and individuals in power, he maintained his position as Indian Agent for over ten years. Government officials recognized his efforts… Continue Reading Joseph M. Street: A Conscientious Indian Agent
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
BUILDING THE CITY: THE FIRST MAYORS OF OMAHA SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 – JANUARY 20, 2019 Jesse Low, Andrew Jackson Poppleton and George Armstrong were among the first Mayors of Omaha and set the city on the path to what it is today. This exhibit uses objects from the Byron Reed Collection to highlight the major struggles of their careers, from… Continue Reading Building the City: The First Mayors of Omaha
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
JOSEPH M. STREET: A CONSCIENTIOUS INDIAN AGENT JULY 21, 2018 – JANUARY 20, 2019 In the 19th century, an Indian Agent named Joseph Street, fought for government resources pledged to the Native American tribes. Despite many disagreements with  other politicians and individuals in power, he maintained his position as Indian Agent for over ten years. Government officials recognized his efforts… Continue Reading Joseph M. Street: A Conscientious Indian Agent
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on Display March 10, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The “anthropocene” is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth’s history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material… Continue Reading Omaha in the Anthropocene: A Learning Exploration with Creighton University
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
AIRMAIL IN OMAHA NOW – JANUARY 2019 The United States Postal Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of air mail service and Omaha was a midway stop along the route. Pilots flew in teams to relay mail across the country for round-the-clock service. Before mail took flight it was sent by train and going airborne sped up the process of… Continue Reading Airmail in Omaha
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
FIGHTING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: NEBRASKAN MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR I AUGUST 18, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019 World War I was the first truly global conflict of the 20th century. From 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service; men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. Using objects received… Continue Reading Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I