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Gallery Talk on Land of Enchantment
July 7, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Curatorial intern Xuan Pham will present an overview of Land of Enchantment and insights gained during her research for the exhibition.

Walking Tour and Gallery Talk on Visual Cather
July 14, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

A gallery talk and walking tour of Cather-related sites on the UNL City Campus, led by exhibition co-curator Lindsay Andrews.

Look! at Lunchtime
July 16, 2015 -- 12:15 PM

Jonathan Frederick Walz, curator of American art, facilitates a 15-minute dialogue on Alexandre Hogue’s Procession of the Saint, Santo Domingo, 1928.

SAA Members Book Club
July 18, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

This meeting is for 33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton.

Join us for insightful discussions of books about art, artists, and intrigue in the art world. For information on the SAA book club and membership contact Jennifer at 402-472-1454 or

Family Day
July 19, 2015 -- 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Enjoy an afternoon of art-making activities related to Visual Cather and Land of Enchantment.

Moon Movie Night with The Romance of the Moon
July 21, 2015 -- 6:00 PM

Sheldon and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center mark the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with the screening of two lunar-centric films: A Trip to the Moon, 1902, and In the Shadow of the Moon, 2007.

Draught and Draw with The Romance of the Moon
July 28, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

An evening of outdoor drawing activities and local draughts in Sheldon's sculpture court. Sheldon will provide materials. Space is limited and participants must be 21 years or older.

Tour of the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience Technology
July 28, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Inspired by an artwork by Wassily Kandinsky on display in The Romance of the Moon representing a self-contained world, Dr. Stephen Ducharme of the UNL Department of Physics and Astronomy will lecture on nanoscience and give a tour of the center.

First Friday featuring Sheldon’s Permanent Collection
August 7, 2015 -- 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

A reception celebrating Sheldon’s Permanent Collection.

Look! at Lunchtime
August 20, 2015 -- 12:15 PM

A 15-minute dialogue on Olive Rush’s Food Bearers (Food Bearers—Shalako Dance), 1923.