Category Archives: Exhibits

We Love Quilts! Part 3

Back in March I blogged about the opening of a new quilt exhibit called Beauty in Hard Times:  Depression Era Quilts in Nebraska.  I mentioned that this exhibit will run for two years and the quilts will change every six months.  Well, six months are … Continue reading

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The Ugliest Artifact I’ve Ever Seen

Museum artifacts can be beautiful.  Museum artifacts can be plain.  Plain museum artifacts can sometimes represent ugly ideas.  It is rare, however, to come across a museum artifact that is, in actuality, literally ugly.  Ah, but we’ve found one!  Thanks … Continue reading

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Saving Memories Exhibit is Now Online

The new virtual exhibit, Saving Memories, features various documentary items from the Library/Archives collections, including diaries, journals, scrapbooks, autograph albums, photo albums, and home movies. The virtual exhibit also features several quilts and hide paintings from the Museum Collections. The … Continue reading

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Great Project for the New Deal Art Class in July

Artist Paula Stone just stopped in to talk about the project she has in mind for kids to create in the New Deal Art class in July.  Paula has come up with an art project that connects the art that … Continue reading

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Families: Celebrate the Czech Culture

Come to the Nebraska History Museum on Saturday, April 10 to Celebrate the Czech Culture Families are welcome to drop in from 2:00-4:00. The Kramer Sisters will entertain See and try on authentic Czech costumes Hear Czech music Play horse … Continue reading

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We Love Quilts, Part 2

Last time I blogged I talked about how much we love quilts–here’s more proof.  We’ve just opened a new exhibit called Beauty in Hard Times:  Depression Era Quilts in Nebraska.  This exhibit will run for two years and the quilts … Continue reading

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