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Pulitzer Prize Photography on display at The Durham Museum Feb. 22-May 3, 2020

Photographers record the defining moments of our world and our time, capturing history through timeless images of fleeting moments. With the click of a button, vivid imagery documents the pain of poverty, the ecstasy of victory and the triumph of redemption. The Durham Museum’s newest exhibition, Pulitzer Prize Photographs, features more than 80 large-format framed photographs, enlarged so that visitors… Continue Reading Pulitzer Prize Photography on display at The Durham Museum Feb. 22-May 3, 2020

Museum Insider Tours at The Durham Museum offers Glimpse Behind the Scenes

Go behind closed doors for a one-of-a-kind tour experience at The Durham Museum! The Museum Insider Tour Series offers a behind the scenes opportunity for museum guests. During these select tours, guests will receive white gloves and a VIP badge that allows them to enter special areas of the museum with our Curatorial team. Four different tour themes are available.… Continue Reading Museum Insider Tours at The Durham Museum offers Glimpse Behind the Scenes

Celebrate Holidays Around the World This Friday at The Durham Museum

When: Friday, December 6, 4-9PM What: Learn how the world celebrates this joyful time of year during the Holiday Cultural Festival! Over 45 local cultural organizations proudly display their crafts and traditional dress, while musicians and dancers perform throughout the evening. Hard-to-find ethnic foods and gifts will be available for purchase. Where: The Durham Museum 801 S. 10th Street Omaha,… Continue Reading Celebrate Holidays Around the World This Friday at The Durham Museum

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