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Study Break

Need a break from studying? Check out the activities and online resources below.

Puzzles and Coloring Pages

Jigsaw Puzzles
Downloadable Sheldon Coloring Pages

Art Making Activities

Aluminum Foil Monoprints

Download instructions here.

Collagraph Prints with Cardboard

Download instructions here.

Mindfulness Scrolls

Download instructions here.

Artwork Recreations

Sheldon challenges you to recreate works from the museum’s collection. Make your own version of the examples below or choose a different work in our collection database. Share your photos with us on Instagram @SheldonMuseum

Helen Frankenthaler's Red Frame
Edward Hopper's Room in New York

Outdoor Sculpture Hunts

Take some time away from your computer and get some fresh air with our outdoor sculpture hunts. Follow the clues to find sculpture throughout the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus and create your own sculpture tour.

Hunt 1 Hunt 2

Cooking Class

Hungry? Take a snack break and make Wayne Thiebaud’s Cucumber Pine Nut Salad from the Sheldon Art Association 1978 commemorative cookbook, which includes recipes from artists from the collection, including Tom Wesselmann, Peggy Bacon, Katherine Nash and Robert Motherwell.

Find the recipe here.

Other Online Resources

To see what's on view at Sheldon, visit Exhibitions.

Explore the museum’s collection of nearly 13,000 objects and find a work that inspires you.

Visit Us!

Sheldon is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, and until 7 pm on First Fridays. Admission is free.