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Closed for Home Football Game

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Like many buildings on the University of Nebraska campus, Sheldon will be closed the days of home football games.

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First Friday: Sheldon Museum of Art

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The University of Nebraska Chamber Singers will fully deploy the acoustics of Sheldon's Great Hall with pop-up performances at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 12:15pm

Carrie Morgan, curator of academic programs, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about Barbara Hepworth's "Small Form Resting," on view in the exhibition "Sheldon Treasures."

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features Marsden Hartley's painting "Mount Katahdin."

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Art Students’ Night at the Museum

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

University of Nebraska art students are invited to Sheldon for pizza and a special screening of “Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists.” Aaron Holz, associate professor of art, will lead a short discussion after the film.

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First Friday at Sheldon

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a variety of special programs and activities that highlight current exhibitions. Admission is free.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features the sculpture "Red and Mimi Tour Yugoslavia" by Red Grooms.

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Disaster Film Series: “Poseidon Adventure” (1972)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Passengers aboard the SS Poseidon fight for survival after their ship is overtaken by a tidal wave; 117 minutes. Cosponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free.

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“Roger Brown: In and Beyond the Imagist Sphere,” a lecture by Lisa Stone

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lisa Stone, curator at the Roger Brown Study Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will shed light on the wild and irreverent work of Roger Brown and other Chicago Imagists, paying particular attention to the uniquely curated spaces and collections Brown created in Chicago, Michigan, and California.

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Study at Sheldon

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Sheldon’s Great Hall will be transformed into a great study hall for a night. Fuel up with snacks and find inspiration throughout the galleries.

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Disaster Film Series: "Twister" (1996)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:00pm

Heading directly into some of the worst weather in decades, storm chasers risk their lives by to gather data about tornadoes; 113 minutes. Cosponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free.

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