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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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Jesus Christ Superstar

March 06, 2015 to April 04, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

This raw and contemporary portrayal of Jesus' last seven days on earth humanizes the struggles of Jesus Christ and his betrayer, Judas Iscariot. A soaring rock score make this groundbreaking musical f...

Motown the Musical

March 25, 2015 to March 29, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Featuring more than 50 classic hits, Mowtown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same be...

Hollywood Boot Camp

March 28, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: 10am-3pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults; $7 Seniors; $6 Children (3-12); FREE Members and 2 and under
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Hollywood is coming to The Durham! You and your friends can walk the red carpet, star in your own movie, pose for pictures next to a limo, and learn tips in costuming, hair and make-up design. Afterwa...

Professional Bull Riders Event

March 28, 2015

For one night only, the best up and coming bull riders in the world will face foes nearly 10 times their weight during the most thrilling 8 seconds in sports. The rider with the highest combined score...

Game Night

July 25, 2014 (Every Friday)

The first hour is filled with our best improv teams, followed by our signature show 'Interrogated' where you confess and we make fun of, and we end with an improv competition.

Caribbean Waves Up North

September 19, 2014 to April 18, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students $4; Members - Free
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Collective members address the universality of the immigrant experience: its crises of identity and longing for home.

Once Upon a Farm Exhibit

October 17, 2014 to April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues-Fri/10am-4pm; Sat/9am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm
  • Admission: $2 + regular admission/Free for members
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Explore the world of agriculture and learn where your food comes from with the help of interactive exhibit components like a center pivot & planting station, dairy cows, pedal track maze, and more...

BAM! It's a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels

November 08, 2014 to March 29, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Popular among young readers, graphic novels are known for their comic format. They are generally described as “sequential art." This exhibition features the work of Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Ma...

Luis Frías Leal Exhibit

December 20, 2014 to April 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Check website for hours
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.50; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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This selection of works include paintings, drawings and collages that reveal emotional states as an artist and a man.

Crafting Characters: Georgiann Regan and 20 Years at the Omaha Community Playhouse

January 10, 2015 to April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Free Members
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For the last 20 years, Georgiann Regan has been a costume designer at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Explore the "behind the seams" world of 15 of your favorite characters.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show: Dinner Detective Omaha

January 10, 2015

America's largest murder mystery dinner show! Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal, award winning show, interrogations, clues prizes, and so much more!

Sisters of Mercy: 150 Years of Serving Omaha, 1864-2014

January 10, 2015 to April 12, 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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Through images, artifacts and personal items from the 19th century to today, this exhibit chronicles the history and services of women committed to helping and healing their neighbors.

Nature Connects 2: Art with LEGO® Bricks

January 17, 2015 to April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Address: 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $10 Adults/$5 for Children (6-12)/FREE for Children Under 6 & Garden Members
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View 27 new sculptures inspired by the natural world made entirely of 300,000 LEGO® bricks. Make your own LEGO® brick creations, and enjoy a variety of LEGO®-inspired events.

Forever Young Family and Children's Series

January 24, 2015 to April 02, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Saturday)

Young movie lovers will be introduced to the rich history of cinema. Enjoy Microcosmos, Song of the Sea, The King and the Mockingbird and Little Women for matinee screenings on Saturdays, Sundays, and...

This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha Exhibit

January 24, 2015 to 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 for Members & 2 and 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, from blood-letting to magic cure-alls.

"These Old Rags" Quilt Exhibit

February 01, 2015 to April 15, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 2510 N 24th St, Omaha, NE 68110
  • Venue: Loves Jazz and Arts Center
  • Times: Tues-Fri: 11am-5pm/Sat: 11am-3pm
  • Admission: $5; Call for Special Pricing for Interactive Group Tours
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Join us this Black Heritage Month to celebrate quilting in America. View 37 stories told through shape, colors and patterns.

American Tapestry Biennial

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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View the American Tapestry Alliance’s Biennial exhibition on display. This international, juried, traveling exhibition highlights the best of international contemporary handwoven tapestry.

Fiber Legends

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Fiber Legends explores the different ways in which fiber art conveys movement, captures and transmits culture, and functions as fine art through the works of Nick Cave, Sheila Hicks and Jon Eric ...

Florabunda

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Florabunda, part of the collective exhibition FIBER, showcases bright designs of historically prominent fabric designers during the golden age of the Hawaiian shirt. Also on display will be historic p...

Global Threads

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (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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The Global Threads exhibition will consist of the works, collections and scholarship for several FIBER artists from around the globe, including Yoshiko Wada (Japan), Jessica Hemmings, (Scotland) Mary ...

The Quilted Conscience Project

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Part of the FIBER collective exhibition, the Quilted Conscience Project is an arts education experience that fosters intergenerational and cross-cultural bonds between people who, otherwise, might nev...

Andrew Borowiec Photography Exhibition

February 07, 2015 to May 17, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed & Fri - Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Thurs 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Andrew Borowiec has been photographing the changing landscape of industrial America for more than 25 years. This installation features images from his Along the Ohio series and work from his recent pr...

Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen

February 07, 2015 to April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Members & Under 2 - Free
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This exhibition from the Kent State University Museum features more than 35 costumes worn in 21 films and 6 stage productions as well as other personal items spanning Hepburn’s illustrious caree...

American Moderns 1910–1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell

February 08, 2015 to May 17, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Admission: Adults $10; Free for Ages 17 & Under, College Students & Joslyn Members
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Between 1910 and 1960, the art world witnessed dramatic transformations. This exhibition explores the ways American artists including Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Ke...

Katharine Hepburn: Icon, Iconoclast

February 14, 2015 to March 30, 2015 (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday)

This eleven-film repertory series, presented in collaboration with The Durham Museum, celebrates an icon in the world of film and style. Hepburn’s career spanned six decades and garnered a recor...

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