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MANDELA: The Official Exhibition Coming to Omaha

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  – Nelson Mandela  Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global touring exhibition that takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. The Durham Museum is thrilled to welcome the exhibition to Omaha… Continue Reading MANDELA: The Official Exhibition Coming to Omaha

Durham Museum Extends Exhibit Run of James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP

The Durham Museum is excited to be able to extend the display period of its major new immersive exhibition James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP, featuring the work of acclaimed explorer and film-maker James Cameron. The exhibit was set to close on September 12 but has been extended to October 3. The exhibit takes visitors to the depths of our… Continue Reading Durham Museum Extends Exhibit Run of James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP

Extended Hours and “$5 after 5PM” this Summer at The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum will extend its operating hours during the summer months (June, July and August) to allow guests more flexibility in planning their visits. The museum has also lifted its occupancy cap and advanced purchase of timed tickets is no longer required. Guests are still encouraged to purchase admission tickets in advance online at DurhamMuseum.org.  The museum may stagger… Continue Reading Extended Hours and “$5 after 5PM” this Summer at The Durham Museum

Durham Museum Receives National Award from American Alliance of Museums

The Education Professional Network (EdCom) of the American Alliance of Museums, the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, presented awards today at their annual conference to four museum programs demonstrating innovation and impact in the field. The Pandemic Innovation and Education Awards recognizes museum education projects that have been created, reinvented, or revamped in response to… Continue Reading Durham Museum Receives National Award from American Alliance of Museums

Durham Museum Hosts North American Premiere of James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP

Exhibit on Display May 22- September 12 The Durham Museum is honored to host the North American premiere of the major new immersive exhibition James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP, featuring the work of acclaimed explorer and film-maker James Cameron. The exhibit takes visitors to the depths of our oceans through the lens of Cameron’s underwater cameras and his other… Continue Reading Durham Museum Hosts North American Premiere of James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP

Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 23

The Durham Museum’s popular River City History Tours are back for 2021! This year’s schedule and themes are listed below, including our new tour: Remember the Ladies! The Women of Early Omaha. Both public and private tours are available and take place aboard Ollie the Trolley. We are taking special precautions to keep guests safe. Tours will operate with reduced… Continue Reading Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 23

‘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