Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival (LEAF) Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: 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.

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: 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 …

Dining centers close at 2 p.m. for summer break

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: UNL Dining Centers
All dining centers close at 2 p.m. for the 2017 spring semester.

First Friday Celebration: Member Made Exhibition Opening

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Studio
Stop by Nebraska Innovation Studio, the makerspace at NIC, and check out several projects made by current studio members! Josef Lang, Koosha Mooghan and Ben McCain will all have projects on display in the Cooper Foundation Maker Gallery.

Poetry of Place Youth Poetry Reading

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska State Capitol
Youth poetry reading at Nebraska State Capitol with Nebraska poets Twyla Hansen and Matt Mason.

First Friday at Sheldon: A Campus Graduation Party

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Whether you’re wearing a cap and gown or not, you’re invited to an end-of-school party at Sheldon! Enjoy great music, delicious treats, and a last chance to see the museum’s spring exhibitions.

First Friday Closing Reception – Student Juried Exhibition

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
A reception to honor the exhibition’s participants and prize winners takes place on First Friday. Winners of the TMFD Biennial Student Juried Exhibition have been announced. The recipients are as follows: Best of Show, Alison Cloet of Sutton, …

First Friday Graduation Celebration

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Whether you’re wearing a cap and gown or not, you’re invited to an end-of-school-year party at Sheldon! Enjoy great music, delicious treats, and a last chance to see the spring exhibitions.

First Friday: Screen printing at Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
Custom screen printing is back at the Great Plains Art Museum! A new T-shirt design will be released during the May First Friday Art Walk.

Ongoing Events

NanoArt Display

Date: Time: 7:00 am–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
NanoArt will be displayed May 2 through June 1.

Layered Voices Exhibition

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: 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

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: 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 …