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Omaha Events

From festivals, sporting events and live music to art shows, stage productions and special exhibits, you'll find a variety of events to enjoy when you visit Omaha.

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Gardens Gone Wild at Lauritzen Gardens

Through October 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Address: 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: 9am-5pm
  • Admission: $10 Adults/$5 for Children (6-12)/Free for Under 6
  • Visit Website

More than 30 whimsical sculptures by nationally-acclaimed wildlife sculptor Dan Ostermiller find summer residency in the beautiful surroundings of Lauritzen Gardens.

LEGO: Travel Adventure

Through September 06, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 500 S. 20th St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm/Sat: 9am-5pm/Sun: 1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults 16-59 & Kids 2-15, $8 Seniors 60+, FREE for Children under 2 & Members
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What will you build in the new exhibit LEGO® Travel Adventure? Children and their families are invited to use LEGO® bricks to create their own imaginary dream machines.

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

Through September 06, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: Tues 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Mon & Wed-Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sun 1:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Members & Under 2 - Free
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Step into the world of archaeologists, Egyptologists and other researchers through multiple hands-on elements, immersive storytelling, and real mummies and artifacts. The exhibition challenges visitor...

This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha Exhibit

Through February 16, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: Tues: 10am-8pm/Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm/Sun:1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults/$7 Seniors/$6 Children (3-12)/Free 2 & Under
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This exhibit takes visitors to just after Omaha's founding and the colorful world of medicine that early settlers encountered.

Station to Station: The Burlington and KETV Exhibit

Through October 24, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: Tues: 10am-8pm/Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm/Sun:1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults/$7 Seniors/$6 Children (3-12)/Free for Members & 2 and Under
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The Burlington Station opened in 1898. After sitting empty, the building will have a new lease on life through the entrepreneurial spirit of one of Omaha's premier news organizations, KETV.

Salsa Sunday

August 30, 2015 (Every Sunday)
  • Location: House of Loom
  • Address: 1012 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: House of Loom
  • Times: 7:30pm-2am
  • Admission: $7

Enjoy a salsa dancing class at 7:30pm with DJ Blandon Joiner, with social dancing to follow at 9pm. All levels welcome!

Batter Up! Baseball Stars of the 1950s Exhibit

Through November 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: Boys Town Visitor Center 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm/Sat: 9am-4pm/Sun: 11am-4pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

Experience an era gone by through a collection of 1950s baseball cards. Stop by the Hall of History and see a baseball signed by Babe Ruth and other sports memorabilia.

Union Station: Built to Last Exhibit

Through January 03, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: Tues: 10am-8pm; Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults; $7 Seniors; $6 Children (3-12); FREE Members and 2 and under
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We'll look back at what makes our home-Union Station-unique. Every facet will be explored in this interactive exhibit.

Gangsters and Tunnels: Douglas County and Prohibition Exhibit

Through April 19, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: General Crook House Museum
  • Address: 5730 N. 30th St. 11b, Omaha, NE 68111
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm/Sat-Sun: 1pm-4pm
  • Admission: $6 Suggested Donation
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The Douglas County Historical Society takes a look at the history of prohibition in Omaha with an exhibit– the Temperance movement, the distillers, the bootleggers, and the gangsters.

Omaha Farmers Market: Aksarben Village

Through October 18, 2015 (Every Sunday)

Shop fresh produce, unique products, baked goods, meats and cheeses, and more from 100+ vendors.

'Maiz' Exhibit

Through October 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am-5pm/Tues, Thurs: 1-5pm/Sat: 10am-2pm
  • Admission: $5 General/$3.40 Seniors & K-12/ $4 College Students w/ID/ Free for Members
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Maíz was developed in collaboration with the Museo de Filatelia in Oaxaca, Mexico and El Museo Latino in Omaha. Maíz features works by 24 artists from Oaxaca and Omaha.

Kon Trubkovich Exhibition

Through October 11, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Working across media, Kon Trubkovich, a Russian immigrant, reflects on the nature of memory and personal history.

Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln

Through October 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues-Wed & Fri - Sun: 10am-4pm/Thurs: 10am-8pm
  • Admission: $10 Adults/Free Ages 17 & Under, College Students w/ ID & Members
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New work uncovered by 37 local artists in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, video and ceramics.

Flight Through Time: The Harr Collection by Charles Hubbell

Through September 05, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 28210 West Park Hwy (I-80, Exit #426), Ashland, NE 68003
  • Venue: Strategic Air & Space Museum
  • Times: 9am-5pm
  • Admission: $12 Adults/$11 Seniors & Military/$6 Children (4-12)

View this lithograph collection of aviation art created by Charles Hubbell, a licensed pilot and one of the most recognized commercial aviation artists in the country.

Sights on Sounds: Summer 2015 Movie Series

Through August 30, 2015 (Every Sunday)

Fans of great music and great story will enjoy this recurring series of music documentaries chronicling session musicians.

"Pieces of Minds" Exhibit

Through August 30, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

View work from: Duane Adams, painting and ceramics; Margie Schimenti, photography and mixed media; Pete Wroblewski, bronze sculpture.

Village Pointe Cinema's Retro Film Series

Through September 30, 2015 (Every Monday, Wednesday)

Enjoy a film every Monday and Wednesday for only $5 a ticket! Movies such as Jerry Maguire, Breakfast at Tiffany's and Casino will show. Visit website for full listing. 

Paul Otero Exhibit

Through September 18, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Location: Fred Simon Gallery at the Nebraska Arts Council Offices
  • Address: 1004 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Times: From: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

Nebraska artist Paul Otero displays his latest series of photo-realistic drawings.

Moving the SAC Museum Exhibit

Through September 27, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 28210 West Park Hwy (I-80, Exit #426), Ashland, NE 68003
  • Venue: Strategic Air & Space Museum
  • Times: 9am-5pm
  • Admission: $12 Adults/$11 Seniors & Active/Retired Military/$6 Children (4-12)
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The exhibit covers the history of the museum, the development and design of the new museum, and the massive undertaking of moving 36 aircraft and missiles.

Yoga Rocks the Park

Through September 13, 2015 (Every Sunday)
  • Location: Turner Park
  • Address: 31st-33rd and Farnam-Dodge Sts, Omaha, NE 68131
  • Venue: Midtown Crossing
  • Times: 4:30pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

Yoga Rocks the Park is an all-levels outdoor yoga series led by experienced yoga instructors and accompanied by live musicians. Bring a mat! First three hours of garage parking is free.

The Artwork of John Lennon Exhibition

Through August 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 120 Regency Pkwy, Omaha, NE 68114
  • Venue: Regency Court
  • Times: 12-8pm
  • Admission: free

John Rogers & Gallery 72 in conjunction with Road Show Company are honored to present an exhibition of the extraordinary artworks of John Lennon.

My Friend Eric Rohmann

Through January 03, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Paintings, drawings, and prints from twelve picture books-including Eric Rohmann’s Caldecott Medal winner My Friend Rabbit and Caldecott Honor book Time Flies-comprise this exhibition.

"Pieces of Abstraction" Exhibit

September 01, 2015 to September 27, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

View works by Sean Akers, mixed media; Ken Heimbuch, abstract acrylic paintings; Judith Anthony Johnston, oil paintings.

 

 

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