Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Members of the Sheldon Art Association are invited to attend the organization's 129th annual membership meeting.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:30pm
Join Twyla Hansen, Nebraska State Poet, and Dana Fritz, professor of art at the University of Nebraska, in the exhibition Wright Morris: Nebraska Pictures for a discussion of poetry, photography, and culture. A public reception in the Great Hall will follow the program.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Sheldon Art Association book club will meet to discuss The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:30pm
Abby Groth, assistant curator of public programs, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about Fritz Scholder's painting American Portrait with Dog (1981), on view in Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 5:30pm
Beat the heat and retreat to the cool galleries for a tour of Sheldon’s summer exhibitions. A staff member will meet you in Sheldon’s Great Hall for a 45-minute tour of the galleries.
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
We are throwing a big party for Nebraska’s 150th birthday! Come play games inspired by Sheldon’s collection and put your creativity to work designing party favors for the occasion. Enjoy live music and a slice of birthday cake!
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:15pm
Ashley Hussman, assistant curator of exhibitions, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about photographs in the exhibition Wright Morris: Nebraska Pictures.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sheldon is becoming greener. Between July 24 and August 10, the museum will be closed to the public so that energy-efficient LED lighting can be installed in the Great Hall.
Also during this period, all of Sheldon’s galleries will be reinstalled to feature new exhibitions throughout the building.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
A one-night-only opportunity to shop directly from local makers.