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The Durham Museum Announces Adjustments to Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum would like to announce the following changes to its temporary exhibition schedule. The museum remains closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to welcoming guests back to the museum as soon as it is safe to do so. Extended Pulitzer Prize Photographs This exhibit, which was on display when… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces Adjustments to Exhibit Schedule

Local History Museums and Libraries Seek Stories of the Pandemic

Several local museums and libraries are joining in an effort to collect the stories of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the lives of Nebraskans. Eight organizations: Douglas County Historical Society, The Durham Museum, El Museo Latino, Great Plains Black History Museum, History Nebraska, Sarpy County Museum, UNO Criss Library and UNMC McGoogan Library of Medicine are all seeking to… Continue Reading Local History Museums and Libraries Seek Stories of the Pandemic

Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 10

The past comes alive during River City History Tours at The Durham Museum! River City History Tours are historically accurate and entertaining tours that share the fascinating history of Omaha. Explore the city’s vibrant past aboard Ollie the Trolley and hear stories from knowledgeable tour guides. Select from the following six tours – each offering a unique viewpoint into the… Continue Reading Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 10

HISTORY THROUGH PULITZER

Photos can transport us back in time, make us experience strong emotions, remember and reflect. In a series of blog posts we are calling “History Through Pulitzer” we are highlighting local reactions to Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs on display this spring at The Durham Museum. Thank you to all of our guest writers for sharing their stories, connecting us to the… Continue Reading HISTORY THROUGH PULITZER

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