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Closed for Building Upgrades

Sheldon Museum of Art is closed to the public through August 17, 2023, for building upgrades and the installation of new exhibitions.

Parking and Accessibility
  • On-street, metered parking is available during the day in most of downtown Lincoln. Look for spaces near Sheldon on 12th and R Streets.

  • A limited number of free parking spaces are available in a lot on the north side of the building. When using this lot, be sure to ask a Sheldon visitor services representative for a parking pass to place on your dashboard. Written directions to this lot can be found here.

  • Bicycle parking is available near Louis Pound Hall, across the sidewalk on the east side of Sheldon.

Additional information about vehicle and bicycle parking on campus can be explored on the university's interactive map.

There is barrier-free ramp access to the museum from the parking lot on the north side of the building. A wheelchair is available free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.

For additional information, please call us at 402-472-2461 or email

For Your Health and Safety

Sheldon adheres to all University of Nebraska–Lincoln guidelines for protecting the health and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff. For the latest health and safety information from the university, see

Tours and Group Visits

Tours of Sheldon Museum of Art and its outdoor sculptures are free and may be tailored to visitors’ interests. Generally, tours must be requested at least two weeks in advance.

To arrange a tour or group visit, please fill out the tour request form here. A Sheldon staff member will contact you to confirm and finalize the details of your visit.