Saturday, December 8

Last day of classes

All Day

UNL Clay Club Winter Clay Sale and Raffle

9:00 am–5:00 pm Richards Hall
Raffle Tickets: $1 each or $5 for 6. Enter to win ceramic work by faculty and students

Sheldon Art Association Members Book Club

10:00 am–11:00 am Sheldon Museum Of Art
Join us for insightful discussions of books about art, artists, and intrigue in the art world. We will discuss Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d’Art by Christopher Moore.

“Seeds of Kindness” Afternoon of Family Fun at Sheldon

1:00 pm–4:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
An afternoon of family fun with performances by young artists with the Suzuki Cellists at 1 p.m., Suzuki Strings at 2 pm, and Starstruck Dance Academy at 3:15 p.m. Seasonal treats will be served throughout the afternoon.

Seeds of Kindness

1:00 pm–4:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
An afternoon of family-friendly performances featuring the Suzuki Cellists at 1 p.m., Suzuki Strings at 2 p.m., and Starstruck Dance Academy at 3:15 p.m. Seasonal treats will be served throughout the afternoon. Free Admission

Acapocalypse! Bathtub Dogs Fall Show

7:30 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
The Bathtub Dogs present their 2012 Fall Show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., concert begins at 8 p.m. Student Tickets: $5 Pre-sale/$7 at the door. Non-student tickets: $10

Symphonic Band

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The Symphonic Band will perform in concert on Saturday, Dec 8 at 7:30 pm in Kimball Recital Hall.

Ongoing Events

Minerals & Meteorites

9:30 am–4:30 pm Morrill Hall
On April 21, the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will open “Minerals & Meteorites,” an expansive display of rare minerals and meteorites in the Cooper Gallery. The exhibit contains specimens from the collections of the UNL …

Exhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Museum Hours:

Exhibition: “Five Decades of Collecting”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
“Five Decades of Collecting” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art’s building, which was designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson and opened in 1963. Each work in the exhibition was created and acquired after 1960.

Exhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Exhibition: “Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Works by 13 distinguished artists of diverse religious beliefs and ethnic heritage—including some who have personally encountered violence–address factors associated with conflict, such as war, race, gender, and religion.

Westward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Exhibition: “The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
This exhibition showcases the broad scope of geometric abstraction artwork in Sheldon’s collection. The works in “The Geometric Unconscious” span a period of more than 100 years and prompted a rethinking of geometric abstraction with a special …

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience sponsors public exhibit at Pioneers Park Nature Center

8:00 am–4:00 pm Pioneers Park
This public exhibit introduces nanoscale science through snowflakes, lotus leaves, butterflies, and minerals. Learn how nanoscientists mimic nanostructure principles and phenomena in nature to develop new products that are revolutionizing our lives …

Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum

Returning to the Farm

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Holiday Inn-downtown
Bringing a young person into a farm/ranch operation presents challenges. However, the business operation can accomplish numerous goals by helping the young person get a solid start in the operation, keeping the farm/ranch in the family, and ensuring …