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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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Try Scuba Experience

August 18, 2013 to August 31, 2014 (Every Sunday)
  • Address: 4303 S 121st Plz, Omaha, NE 68137
  • Venue: DiVentures
  • Times: 1:00-2:00pm; 3:00-4:00pm
  • Admission: $75 per diver
  • Visit Website

Learn basic skills in the classroom, practice in the shallow end & travel to the deep end once you're comfortable.

Friday Night Wine Down

September 13, 2013 to September 26, 2014 (Every Friday)

Join Nebraska at the Market and The Addicted Cup coffee house for live local music, complimentary food and just a good relaxing time. Perfect way to end the work week and start the weekend!

Lossy

November 21, 2013 to May 31, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

These sculptural and image-based surrogates call into question the notion of ‘presence’ and use their unfaithfulness as a way to reorganize meaning and symbolism in the world around them.

Searching for Humanity: Veterans, Victims and Survivors of World War II

December 18, 2013 to June 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Nationally-known artist, Matthew Placzek, sets an affecting environment with photos, memorabilia, and testimony of Nebraska Holocaust survivors, soldiers, and more.

Sum of Us Exhibit

January 30, 2014 to June 28, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Sum of Us features six Kansas City artists whose multi media work explores the relationship of the part to the whole. 

no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world

February 07, 2014 to April 19, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St, Omaha, 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Wed/9am - 5pm; Sat/1pm - 5pm
  • Admission: Free
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No strangers consists of over 100 images from 24 photographers and an original documentary.

Photographers and the Plains Indians

February 07, 2014 to April 19, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Wed/9am - 5pm; Sat/1 - 5pm
  • Admission: FREE
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Exhibition looks at the dynamic relationship between photographer, subject, and consumer, while raising issues about what it means to “capture” a people through a visual medium like photog...

We're Still Standing

February 07, 2014 to April 19, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon–Fri/9am–5pm; Sat/1–5pm
  • Admission: Free
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A collaborative effort between two Native American artists in Nebraska. Historically accurate artifacts, including Buffalo robes, drums, and headdresses. 

1968 Exhibit

February 08, 2014 to May 04, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $7, Children (3-12) $6, Members and children 2 and under free
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The year 1968 was a turning point for a generation coming of age and a nation at war, and the aftermath can still be felt today.

iROZEALb

February 08, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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iROZEALb’s (Iona Rozeal Brown) paintings, drawings, and mixed media collages examine the ways personal identity is shaped when cultural forces collide. 

Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life

February 08, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Admission: $10/Adults. $5/ Adults on Thursdays
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The realms of Poseidon encompassed virtually every aspect of life in the ancient Mediterranean world, from mythology and religious cult to the daily life of its people. 

GUERRERO: Seven Regions of Art and Tradition

February 22, 2014 to June 29, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 St, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri/10:00am-5:00pm; Tue, Thu/1:00-5:00pm; Sat/10:00am-2:00pm
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The exhibit celebrates the art and artisans of the State of Guerrero exploring the four major ethnic groups through its seven regions each with distinct artistic cultures.  

60 Days of Science

March 01, 2014 to April 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003
  • Venue: Strategic Air & Space Museum
  • Times: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Admission: Included in the price of admission: $12 adults / $6 kids / Members Free
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Sixty days of science is an extended opportunity for the public to explore, discover and try science on many levels. Have you ever dissected a shark, gone on a GPS treasure hunt, built a robot, or c...

Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

March 21, 2014 to April 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.&...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Dinner Detective

March 22, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)

America's largest award winning murder mystery is now playing weekly in Omaha. Enjoy a delicious four course sit down dinner, interactive comedic show, prizes and so much more

Fred Simon Gallery: Peg Pennell and Lora Rocke Exhibition

March 24, 2014 to May 02, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Fred Simon Gallery at the Nebraska Arts Council Offices
  • Address: 1004 Farnam Street, LL, Omaha, NE 68005
  • Times: M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
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Nebraska textile artists Peg Pennell of Ashland, and Lora Rocke of Lincoln, showcase their respective exhibitions "In Living Color" and "Ordinary People" in the Fred Simon Gallery.

Duplicity: Paintings and Drawings

March 28, 2014 to April 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1806 Vinton St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Gallery 72
  • Times: 5-9pm
  • Admission: Free and open to the public
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Gallery 72 presents "Duplicity: Paintings and Drawings" by Lincoln-based artist, Sunny Gibbons. Show runs from March 28-April 26.

April show features Hatfield, Howitt and Smith

April 01, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Hatfield creates visual puns by burning designs into wood and painting with a bright, child like quality. Howitt creates vessels in turned wood. Photographer Smith explores the Nebraska landscape from...

Chocolate and Pastry Bus Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)
  • Address: Multiple stops, Omaha,
  • Venue: Omaha Culinary Tours
  • Times: Thursday Evenings at 6:00pm - 8:30pm & Saturdays at 10:30am - 1:00pm
  • Admission: $55
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This is one of our sweetest tours yet! This bus tour will take you in comfort all over the city for a sample of some of the most delectable delicacies you will find. Our tour guides will entertain you...

Midtown Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

We think the best way to discover a city is one-bite-at-a-time! Join us on this tasting adventure through Omaha's unique Midtown area. Our tour guides will take you to a selection of Omaha's tastiest...

Old Market Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

We think the best way to discover a city is one-bite-at-a-time! Join us on a tasting adventure through Omaha's historic warehouse district known as the Old Market. Our tour guides will introduce you t...

This B**** is Goin' Down: An Evening on the Titanic

April 04, 2014 to April 18, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Apollon
  • Address: 1801 Vinton Street, Omaha, NE, NE 68108
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Admission: First Class at $30 and Steerage at $20
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The Titanic was meant to be an elegant, romantic affair where the wealthy rubbed elbows and Leonardo DiCaprio danced with some rats. At the Apollon, we explore and recreate the last evening on this i...

ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME

April 11, 2014 to April 18, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Elaine Stritch, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité. In stolen moments from her corner r...

ERNEST & CELESTINE - Forever Young Family & Children’s Series

April 12, 2014 to April 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fello...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Dinner Detective

April 12, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

America's largest award winning murder mystery is now playing weekly in Omaha. Enjoy a delicious four course sit down dinner, interactive comedic show, prizes and so much more

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