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Lincoln PhotoFest 2015
February 2015 -- In venues throughout Lincoln

Lincoln PhotoFest is a community-wide celebration of photography, coordinated by Sheldon Museum of Art, that provides viewers the opportunity to experience a broad range of photographic styles and strategies. It features exhibitions by local, national, and international artists in venues across the city.

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

UNL Dance Students perform works created in response to the exhibition A New Line of Thinking: Recent Sculpture by Robert Schatz.

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, perform sextets by Strauss, Mozart, and Dvořk.

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

Lecture by Roberta Smith
April 7, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

The UNL's Department of Art and Art History in the Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and Sheldon present a lecture by Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic of The New York Times.

Gee's Bend: From Quilts to Prints Gallery Talk with Marin Hanson
April 14, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Gee's Bend: From Quilts to Prints Gallery Talk with Marin Hanson, curator of exhibit at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

HOTE Lecture: Cristina Rodriguez
April 16, 2015 -- 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

"Immigration Reform and the Political Value of Manufactured Crisis" presented by Cristina Rodriguez, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law, Yale Law School.

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

Jonathan Frederick Walz, curator of American art, facilitates a 15-minute dialogue on Robert Henri's Fourteenth of July "La Place", c. 1898.

Textiles Department Fashion Show
April 21, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Look! at Lunchtime
May 21, 2015 -- 12:15 PM

Jonathan Frederick Walz, curator of American art, facilitates a 15-minute dialogue on Philip Guston's Pit II, 1976.