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, NE 68108. Parking for news media will be curbside near the museum entrance.
Cost: Regular museum admission applies. Admission is $11 for adults; $8 for seniors; $7 for children 3-12; and free for members and children age 2 and under.
Participating Organizations: African Culture Connection, Ancient Order of Hibernians-Omaha, NE Chapter, Chaima’s African Cuisine, Mexican Dance Academy Of Nebraska, JACL Omaha Nebraska Chapter, Scandinavian Midsummmer Festival Omaha, Strathdon Caledonia Pipe Band, Boys Town-Nebraska, Museum of Danish America, Belgian American Society of Omaha Nebraska, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Dowds Irish Dance Academy, Scandinavian Folk Dancers of Omaha, Polka Joy & Omaha Polish Dancers, Vasa Order of America Omaha Lodge, The Polish Home Omaha, Santa Lucia Festival Omaha, NE, Friends of Japan at UNO, Omaha Sister Cities Association, Omaha Lithuanian American Community, New American Arts Project, Grand patisserie, Croatian Cultural Society of Omaha, Scottish Society of Nebraska, Nebraska Welsh, Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Omaha Burke High School Junior ROTC, St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, Venezolanos en Omaha, Wilber Bakery, Flamenco Omaha, Ukrainian American Association, Bhavana Arts, Craoi na Tire Studio of Irish Dance, Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum, Omaha Czech-Slovak Culture Club, Nebraska Indian Health Coalition, COLNEB, Tri-Faith Initiative, Chrysalis Studio Belly Dancers, KUMBE Columbian Folkloric Dance, Krishna Kripa, Sons of Norway, Lutheran Family Services New American Arts Project, Nebraska Chinese Association, Central High School
Holiday Cultural Trees Display:
Now– January 5, 2020
A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The display is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative text explaining the meaning behind the various decorations and unique traditions of each culture.