Friday, April 28

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
The creative work in this exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery was submitted by undergraduate and graduate students in TMFD, and was reviewed by an outside juror in a rigorous selection process whose goal was to spotlight some of the …

Blossoms in Beewax: Encaustic Art by Margaret Berry

10:00 am–5:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Ever wanted to learn about Encaustic Art? Stop by the Kawasaki Reading Room for an exhibit featuring pieces from Margaret Berry, a Nebraskan Encaustic Artist.

Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival (LEAF) Art Exhibition

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Artwork on display features University of Nebraska-Lincoln student and faculty work created to collectively draw relation to environmental appreciation. Artwork is available for viewing Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Spring 2017 Clay Club Sale

9:00 am–6:00 pm Richards Hall
The Spring 2017 UNL Clay Club Sale and Raffle will be April 28, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and April 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

UNL Fine Art Photo Club Print Sale and Raffle

9:00 am–6:00 pm Richards Hall
Please come out and support UNL’s amazing photographic talents! Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the art, as well as make a purchase if something catches your eye! All support is appreciated greatly.

The Producer Services Industry

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Online Webinar
This Webinar will discuss recent developments in Nebraska’s producer services industry. The producer services industry—which includes businesses which provide services to other businesses—is the fastest growing source of high wage jobs in the …

Gallery Talk at the Great Plains Art Museum

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Center for Great Plains Studies
Pat Kroth, Deeply Rooted Exhibition Co-curator, will talk about the curatorial process and highlight selected pieces from the exhibition. Additional speakers include Rebecca Kemble, co-curator, and exhibiting artists: Joann Alberda, Roz DeBoer, Carol …

Department of English Awards Ceremony

1:30 pm–2:30 pm Andrews Hall
Join us for our annual awards convocation celebrating the achievements of faculty and students of the Department of English during the 2016-2017 school year.

Lavin Memorial Seminar

2:00 pm Hardin Hall
Michael Forsberg, well-known conservation photographer and Nebraska native, will present the annual 2017 Lavin Memorial Seminar.

James Gunn: “Imaginative Reasoning, Science Fiction, and Change”

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Andrews Hall
James Gunn is a renowned science fiction writer and has had a career balanced between writing and teaching. He has taught fiction writing since 1960, served as director of University Relations, and created the Center for the Study of Science Fiction …

Student Awards, Chem Colloquium

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Join us for the UNL Chemistry Graduate and Undergraduate Student Awards Colloquium. Presentation of awards to undergraduate and graduate students will begin at 3:00 p.m. Graduate student lectures will follow at 3:30 p.m.

“Remembrance of Things Past”

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Last Lecture by Dr. Patrice Berger. Refreshments to be served. Sponsored by the Honors Program Student Advisory Board.

Farewell Reception for Reece Peterson

3:30 pm–5:30 pm Nebraska East Union
Join the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders in bidding farewell to professor Reece Peterson, who will retire at the end of the spring semester after 39 years at Nebraska.

Mathematics Colloquium

4:00 pm–4:50 pm Avery Hall
Presented by Justin Bradley, UNL Department of Computer Science and Engineering.


6:45 pm–7:45 pm Nebraska Union
The students of Sociology 398: Race, Class, and Gender (Spring 2017 semester)—along with students working with Prof. L.J. Dance to create UNL’s Bridges Across Diversity Initiative*—invite you to participate in Unboxing.

Musical Theatre Showcase

7:30 pm Westbrook Music Building
PORTRAITS: a musical revue

Symphonic Band Performance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The Symphonic Band closes its season with a program titled, Drum Music. Works featuring percussion and/or strong rhythmic qualities by David Sampson, Derek Bourgeois, Fisher Tull and Michael Daugherty will be performed. Professor of Percussion and …

Ongoing Events

April Exhibits in Love Library feature quilts and student art

All Day Love Library South
Love Library opens two new exhibits in April.

Layered Voices Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Layers are everywhere. They become apparent when we plumb the earth’s surface, make archeological digs to discover the history of civilizations, explore human anatomy, dress for the weather, dig in freshly fallen snow and count rings in the stump …

Like Breath on Glass: Studio work by Linda Colsh

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Linda Colsh is known for her portrayals of the elderly. Living 26 years in urban Europe and Asia influenced her choice of subject and neutral palette. Blown on window or mirror, breath obscures, then fades and disappears. This momentary mist is like …