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Movement and Meditation
February 3, 2015 -- 5:30 to 7 PM

Join us for an evening of Yoga, tai chi, and breathing in conjunction with A New Line of Thinking: Recent Sculpture by Robert Schatz.

First Friday Reception: Photofest 2015
February 6, 2015 -- 5 to 7 PM

Celebrating Photofest 2015 and the opening of Will Wilson: Critical Indigenous Photograph Exchange.

Lecture: "Critical Indigenous Photograph Exchange"
February 6, 2015 -- 4 PM

Come hear Will Wilson lecture in the Auditorium preceding the First Friday reception.

Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music: Baltimore Consort
February 13, 2015 --  7 PM Pre-concert talk, 7:30 PM Concert

The Baltimore Consort presents a musical valentine, The Food of Love, Songs for Shakespeare.

Look! at Lunchtime
February 19, 2015 -- 12:15 PM

Jonathan Frederick Walz, curator of American art, facilitates a 15-minute dialogue on Tom Wesselmann's Still Life No. 15, 1962.

Asian Lunar New Year Family Day
February 21, 2015 -- 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Artful Teaching: An Evening at the Museum for Educators
February 26, 2015 -- 5–7:30 PM, Check-in begins at 4:30 PM. Refreshments will be served.

Artful Teaching at the Sheldon Museum of Art brings together Lincoln Public Schools, private, and home school teachers from multiple disciplines for an evening of learning, networking and fun. Held in the spring and fall, Artful Teaching connects the museum’s collection with LPS curriculum for art, language arts and social studies.

New Lines in Dance led by Susan Levine Ourada
March 1, 2015 -- 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

UNL Dance Students preform works created in response to the exhibition A New Line of Thinking

First Friday Reception: Jazz
March 6, 2015 -- 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Monoprint Workshop: Patchwork Layers at Constellation Studios
March 7, 2015 -- 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Join artist Karen Kunc for a monoprint workshop. Make one-of-a-kind prints from ink that is transferred from plates to paper with an inevitable surprise. Using a wide array of colors the water-base inks enable multiple layers and unusual mixing. Guidance and demos of techniques will spark ideas and sharing. All for experimentation and fun! For all levels. Spaces are limited.

University Chamber Singers Concert
March 8, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition
March 14, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation partner with the Nebraska Arts Council.

SAA Member's Book Club
March 14, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt.

A conversation with Dr. Julie Levin Caro, curator of Gee's Bend From Quilts to Prints
March 17, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Gee's Bend Panel Discussion
March 17, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Gee's Bend Panel Discussion with exhibition curator Dr. Levin Caro, quiltmaker Louisiana Bendolph, UNL's (Cather Professor of Art) Karen Kunc and Sheldon's (curator of American art) Jonathan Walz

HOTE Lecture: Adam Kotsko
March 19, 2015 -- 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

"The Prince of this World: The Devil and Political Theology" presented by Adam Kotsko, Assistant Professor of Humanities, Shimer College.

Look! at Lunchtime
March 19, 2015 -- 12:15 PM

Jonathan Frederick Walz, curator of American art, facilitates a 15-minute dialogue on Georgia O'Keeffe's New york, Night, 1928-29.

Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music Concert
March 20, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

The Rangbrook Ensemble, a group comprised of young Omaha-based professional musicians preform sextets by Strauss, Mozart, and Dvořák

HOTE Lecture: Siva Vaidhyanath
April 2, 2015 -- 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

"The Operating System of Your Life: How Tech Companies and Big Data Govern Your Identity, Knowledge, and Refrigerator" presented by Siva Vaidhyanathan, Robertson Professor in Media Studies, University of Virginia.

First Friday Reception: Poetry
April 3, 2015 -- 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM