Saturday, February 23

Operetta: Candide

7:30 pm–10:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The regional premiere of Tony Award and MacArther “Genius” Grant-winner, Mary Zimmerman’s breathtaking new adaptation of Voltaire’s CANDIDE.

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
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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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Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum

The Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Climate Masters Classes

6:00 pm–8:30 pm Hardin Hall
Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and share your knowledge with others through the 10-week Climate Masters course. The 2013 course will meet every Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 16-March 20, 2013 in Hardin Hall.

Exhibition: “Modern Madness: The Armory Show Revisited”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the International Exhibition of Modern Art at Manhattan’s Sixty-Ninth Regiment Armory in February 1913, Sheldon Museum of Art presents “Modern Madness: The Armory Show Revisited,” an exhibition of the art …

Exhibition: “Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
“Encounters” showcases the Sheldon Museum of Art’s superlative photography collection, focusing on American transnationalism and highlighting the artistic, cultural, geographic, scientific, and technological conflicts and concurrences that shaped …

Exhibition: “Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Explores the artists’s iconoclastic uses of images to create a multifaceted persona.

Exhibition: “My Nebraska/Nuestra Nebraska”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art

Printed Impressions: Source and Speculation

All Day Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Printed garments from the Historic Costume Collection inspired students in textile design courses to create repeat designs using digital and hand screen printing.

“Celebrate Awesome”: E-Week at Nebraska Engineering programs in Omaha

All Day Peter Kiewit Institute
It’s National Engineering Week—themed “Celebrate Awesome” and you can join the fun at Nebraska Engineering programs in Omaha.

Mardi Gras 2013

9:00 pm–1:00 am Nebraska Union
Presented by Afrikan Peoples Union. DJ D-Luv.