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Kathleen Murphy Skolnik Lecture
September 18, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Kathleen Murphy Skolnik co-author of "The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière" will speak at Sheldon on the muralist's work in the Nebraska State Capitol Building on Thursday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Things Speak Bike Tour I
September 21, 2014 -- 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The first in a series of three unique bike tours to Lincoln collections is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21. The tour visits Sheldon Museum of Art, Great Plains Art Museum, Nebraska State Capitol, and Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum. Reservations for the free bike tours may be made online at EventBrite.com.

Things Speak Bike Tour II
September 28, 2014 -- 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The second in a series of three unique bike tours to Lincoln collections is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28. The tour visits Sheldon Museum of Art, Pioneers Park Nature Center, and American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Reservations for the free bike tours may be made online at EventBrite.com.

First Friday October
October 3, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Things Speak Bike Tour III
October 5, 2014 -- 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The final in a series of three unique bike tours to Lincoln collections is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5. The tour visits Sheldon Museum of Art, The Kruger Collection, LUX Center for the Arts, and International Quilt Study Center University of Nebraska State Museum. Reservations for the free bike tours may be made online at EventBrite.com.

Things Speak symposium with keynote speaker Rob Walker
October 7, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Rob Walker, columnist for The New York Times and co-editor of “Significant Objects: 100 Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary Things,” is the keynote speaker for a symposium on the nexus of an object and its story.

SFCM Concert
October 11, 2014 -- 7:30 PM, Pre-concert talk 7 PM

The Phenix Ensemble with Hans Sturm

Artful Teaching: an evening at the museum for educators
October 23, 2014 -- 5–7 PM, Registration opens at 4:30 PM

Artful Teaching at Sheldon Museum of Art brings teachers together for an evening of learning, commradery and fun. Held in the spring and fall, Artful Teaching connects the museum’s collection of American art with Lincoln Public Schools curriculum for art, language arts and social studies. Parochial and home school teachers are also welcome.

Building a Community Ofrenda for Día de los Muertos
October 28, 2014 -- 6:30 PM

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Annual Festival
November 2, 2014 -- 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

First Friday November
November 7, 2014 -- 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Things Speak writing workshop with Grace Bauer
November 8, 2014 -- 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Dialogues gallery talk
November 11, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Artisan Showcase
November 19, 2014 -- 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

First Friday December
December 5, 2014 -- 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Tet Festival
February 21, 2015 -- 12:12 AM