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First Friday at Sheldon: Lincoln PhotoFest 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Sheldon as it kicks off Lincoln PhotoFest 2017, a month-long celebration of photography. Interact with students and community members as you create and share your own stories through pictures. Admission is free.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:30pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Screening: Kandahar Journals, a documentary by photojournalist Louie Palu

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:30pm

Sheldon Museum of Art presents a free screening of “Kandahar Journals,” an award-winning documentary by Louie Palu that tells the story of a photojournalist embedded with American troops in Afghanistan.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 3:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February 4 through April 15, 2017.

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Artist Talk: Jim Lommasson

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented in conjunction with the Sheldon exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath,” artist Jim Lommasson will discuss his ongoing work “What We Carried,” a collaborative storytelling project with Iraqi refugees in the U.S. Admission is free.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

Ashley Hussman, assistant curator of exhibitions, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about a group of images by documentary photographer Susan Meiselas on view in the exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath.”

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Women Photographing War, a panel discussion

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented in conjunction with the Sheldon exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath,” Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator emerita of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will moderate a panel discussion with photographers Susan Meiselas and Sara Terry about their perspectives on working in conflict zones, from the turmoil of insurrection to the struggle for forgiveness and peace.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February 4 through April 15, 2017.

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29 Palms: A conversation with artist An-My Lê

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Photographer An-My Lê will discuss her documentation of military training and war games, “29 Palms,” with interlocutor Karen Irvine, curator and associate director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February 4 through April 15, 2017.

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First Friday at Sheldon: Students respond to the collection

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

University of Nebraska art students offer their take on Sheldon’s permanent collection. Clay sculptures, American impressionism, and works on paper serve as their inspiration.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:30pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Humanities on the Edge Lecture: Kirsten Pai Buick

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:30pm

Kirsten Pai Buick, PhD, professor of art history at the University of New Mexico, presents "Slavery Makes the Woman: Historical and Racial Linkages in the Creative Practices of Mary Edmonia Lewis and Kara Walker."

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February 4 through April 15, 2017.

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Sheldon Art Association Book Club

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:30pm

The group will discuss Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:30pm

Jonathan Egan, graphic design and media content specialist, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about “Pikes Peak, Colorado” (1970), a photograph by Robert Adams on view at Sheldon in “Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection.”

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First Friday at Sheldon: A Campus Graduation Party

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Whether you're wearing a cap and gown or not, you're invited to an end-of-school party at Sheldon! Enjoy great music, delicious treats, and a last chance to see the museum's spring exhibitions. Admission is free.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:30pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Tour of Sheldon Exhibitions

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

Student guides at Sheldon Museum of Art offer engaging 30-minute tours of exhibitions each First Friday.

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Sheldon Art Association Gala

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

“Night in New York”—an evening of fine dining and musical entertainment inspired by works in the collection of Sheldon Museum of Art.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:30pm

Genevieve Ellerbee, associate registrar, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about “Mrs. Partch” (1981), a sculpture by Richard Shaw on view with a selection of clay objects from Sheldon’s permanent collection.

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