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The Durham Museum Announces the Addition of Four New Board Members

The Durham Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of four community leaders to the Board of Directors. -Stephanie Daubert, Chief Financial Officer, Nebraska Medicine -Mary Ann O’Brien, CEO and Founder, OBI Creative -Lisa A. Olson, Vice President of Public Affairs, OPPD -Mary C. Reckmeyer, Ph.D., Executive Director of Child Development, Gallup; Chair, Clifton Foundation “We are thrilled to have… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces the Addition of Four New Board Members

The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station

Time to trim the tree, bake some cookies, wrap those presents and, of course, visit The Durham Museum! Christmas at Union Station, presented by First National Bank, is back for another year of festive fun! This long-standing tradition has become one of the top holiday destinations in the region. From the forty-foot-tall twinkling tree to holiday concerts to Santa himself,… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station

Halloween at The Durham Museum just got BIGGER!

The Durham Museum has added a week-long series of Halloween events featuring activities for the tiniest of ghosts as well as all the grown-up goblins. It all kicks-off with our signature Great Hall-oween Haunt on Tuesday, October 22, from 5-8PM. Events are listed in chronological order. Great Hall-oween Haunt Tuesday, October 22, 5-8PM Trick-or-treat throughout the museum and snag some… Continue Reading Halloween at The Durham Museum just got BIGGER!

Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics; Oct. 12, 2019 – Feb. 2, 2020

From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and social movements around the world. Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics looks at some of the most important debates in our country through the lens of rock music and explores the power of rock to change attitudes about patriotism, peace, equality… Continue Reading Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics; Oct. 12, 2019 – Feb. 2, 2020

Seven Local Museums join Smithsonian Magazine’s Annual Museum Day

Free Admission on September 21, 2019, with a downloadable Museum Day Ticket The Durham Museum, Great Plains Black History Museum, El Museo Latino and General Crook House Museum in Omaha, Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, Sarpy County Museum in Bellevue and Cass County Historical Society Museum in Plattsmouth will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, September… Continue Reading Seven Local Museums join Smithsonian Magazine’s Annual Museum Day

RACE: Are We So Different? Will Help Visitors Explore the Reality – and Unreality – of Race

The Durham Museum is excited to announce the opening of RACE: Are We So Different?, developed by the American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota.  The exhibit is on display September 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020.  It is the first national exhibition to tell the stories of race from the biological, cultural and historical points… Continue Reading RACE: Are We So Different? Will Help Visitors Explore the Reality – and Unreality – of Race

The Durham Museum Announces 2020 Exhibition Schedule

The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2020 exhibit lineup.  The year kicks off with Pulitzer Prize Photographs a traveling exhibition from the Newseum.  Summer is sure to “rock” when Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World comes to The Durham from the National GUITAR Museum. The year comes to a close with The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces 2020 Exhibition Schedule

Durham Museum Searching for Official Christmas Tree

The Durham Museum is searching for the official tree for its annual Christmas at Union Station celebration. Every year The Durham receives submissions from Omaha area residents requesting their evergreen tree be selected as the official tree for Christmas at Union Station. Residents wishing to donate an evergreen tree are encouraged to contact The Durham at 402-444-5071, before August 1,… Continue Reading Durham Museum Searching for Official Christmas Tree

The Durham Museum to Host Annual Sentimental Journey Event : “Coming Together”

The Durham Museum will host its annual fundraiser, Sentimental Journey, on Friday, November 22, 2019. The theme of this year’s event is Sentimental Journey: Coming Together and it will celebrate the museum’s efforts to bring the community together through exhibitions, programs, events and education. The Honorary Chairs are Diane and Harlan Falk. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with… Continue Reading The Durham Museum to Host Annual Sentimental Journey Event : “Coming Together”