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Artful Teaching: an evening at the museum for educators
October 23, 2014 -- 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.

Building a Community Ofrenda for Día de los Muertos
October 27, 2014 -- 6:30 PM

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

Family Day features music by the marimbistas of Pixan Ixim, folkloric dance by Fiesta Mexicana of the Heartland and Orgullo Latino, performances by Lincoln Public Schools Heritage Language students, art-making stations, and traditional foods.

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

Grace Bauer, poet and University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor of English, will lead a poetry-writing workshop in conjunction with the exhibition on Things Speak: Storied Objects from Lincoln Collections.

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