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‘Beyond the Vote’ Explores Lasting Impact of 19th Amendment

The Durham Museum will open its newest exhibition Beyond the Vote this Saturday, March 6. Over 100 years ago, women got the right to vote. This unique exhibition experience explores the lasting impact of the 19th Amendment by looking at themes at the heart of the suffrage movement—both for and against—and examining how those same themes about a woman’s place… Continue Reading ‘Beyond the Vote’ Explores Lasting Impact of 19th Amendment

Durham Museum presents “Harriet Tubman” in Celebration of Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, The Durham Museum is proud to present Harriet Tubman, portrayed by Dr. Daisy Century, as our Scholar in Residence for the month of February. Unlike our typical assembly-style in-person format, this year’s program will be offered virtually, which will allow more people than ever before to participate. The program is being offered three consecutive… Continue Reading Durham Museum presents “Harriet Tubman” in Celebration of Black History Month

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World takes center stage at The Durham Museum starting February 6

Take a journey through a motley crew of legendary guitars in The Durham’s latest exhibition GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World, on display February 6 – April 25. GUITAR takes visitors of all ages on a fascinating and engaging exploration of the art, science, sound, history and pop culture behind the world’s most popular instrument! Featuring a unique collection… Continue Reading GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World takes center stage at The Durham Museum starting February 6

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. -Avner M. Applbaum, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Valmont Industries -Timothy R. Crockett, Chief Operating Officer, HDR, Inc. -Beverly Kracher, Ph.D., Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Business Ethics & Society, Creighton University -Rodrigo Lopez, AmeriSphere Companies “We are thrilled… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces the Addition of Four New Board Members

The Durham Museum Open Free of Charge on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The Durham Museum is proud to offer free admission to the community on Monday, January 18, 10AM-4PM, to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Join the museum as we highlight MLK’s legacy and message of peace, tolerance, community service, and an inclusive, hopeful future for all. In addition to the museum’s permanent exhibitions, guests will enjoy an interactive scavenger… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Open Free of Charge on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The Durham Museum Announces its 2021 Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2021 exhibit lineup.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the museum’s temporary closure, some exhibits originally planned for 2020 have been moved to the 2021 season. The year kicks off with Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World from the National GUITAR Museum.  It will be accompanied by Instrumental, a partnership exhibit… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces its 2021 Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station

November 27, 2020 through January 10, 2021 Time to trim the tree, bake some cookies, wrap those presents and, of course, visit The Durham Museum! Christmas at Union Station, presented by FNBO, is back for another year of festive fun. This long-standing tradition features Omaha’s official Christmas tree, holiday concerts and Santa himself. Although this year may look a bit… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station