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Community Programs

Families & Kids

Enjoy art with your family. Sheldon offers programs that encourage looking, learning, and making together.

Activity cards, designed for families and children are available at the visitor services desk in Sheldon's Great Hall. The cards prompt focused examination and discussion of works in the collection.

Art Express

Sheldon Museum of Art offers slide presentations of current exhibitions for senior citizens. Upon request, trained volunteer docents will travel to assisted living and care facilities in Lincoln to present art-related programs.

For information or to schedule a presentation, please contact Carrie Morgan, curator of academic programs, at or 402-472-3541.

Access Programs

Sheldon Museum of Art is committed to creating meaningful experiences with art for all visitors. To schedule a tour or inquire about accessibility, contact Carrie Morgan at or 402-472-3541.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices (headsets) are available for all programs in Sheldon's Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium. Please talk with a visitor services representative to obtain a device.