Taylor Wilson Designs: My World Through the Mind’s Eye

Date: Time: 7:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Lincoln artist Taylor Wilson is displaying his work at NIC! Taylor is a visual artist working in multiple mediums, including painting, drawing, jewelry, screen-printing, mixed media, and assemblage sculpture. Taylor’s preferred mediums are graphite …

Pigment on Cloth: Tradition, Family, and the Art of Indian Pichvai Painting Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
This special exhibition introduces our audiences to the historic Indian practice of pichvais, devotional paintings on cotton cloth made as temple hangings in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. The exhibition presents work from one contemporary family of Nathdwara …

Bunkano-Hi: A Celebration of Japanese Culture

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
On this day in Japan, the lifestyle and art of Japanese culture is celebrated throughout the country with special exhibits and events of all types. The Kawasaki Reading Room is proud to host it’s own “Bunkano-Hi” event. Featuring live music …

Graduate Student Research Support Group

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: University Health Center
This group provides support to graduate students navigating their research/dissertation/thesis requirements and the stress that can come from these requirements as well as providing support for those struggling with completion. A brief individual …

Koffee Time Friday at the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us for freshly brewed specialty coffees!

3-2-1 Quick Pitch

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Memorial Stadium
The UNL Center for Entrepreneurship invites you to pitch your business idea at the high school edition of the annual 3-2-1- Quick Pitch Competition. The event is open to all Nebraska high school students currently in grades 9-12. Cash prizes totaling …

Entomology seminar on insect evolutionary adaptations: Biomimetics and arms races

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Jen Williams, a graduate student in the entomology department, will present the seminar, “Insect evolutionary adaptations: Biomimetics and arms races.”

Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Filley Hall
Presented by Dr. Simanti Banerjee, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
John Horel, University of Utah, will present, “Weather Impacts on 2018 Western Wildfires.”

George Whitesides, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor George M. Whitesides, Harvard University, will present the Rieke Award Lecture entitled “Origin of Life.”

Celebrating Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN 200 Years Later

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
This panel will feature “flash talks” (15-20 presentations) by experts from the Department of English.

Rowlee Lecture: Ruy Exel, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and UNL

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Avery Hall
Imagine a table with a large number of objects of different colors, shapes, weights, sizes, flavors, smells … I’ll think of one of the objects and I’ll challenge you to guess it. You are allowed to ask what is the object’s color, or maybe …

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Explore Sheldon’s exhibition “For Freedoms” and hear from University of Nebraska students as they share their ideas on creative expression and civic discourse.

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Join us for the opening reception for “New Farmers” as part of Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk. The Museum will be open late, from 5-7 p.m.

First Friday Event: Pankaj Desai Performs North Indian Classical Music

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–5:45 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
In conjunction with the exhibition Pigment on Cloth: Tradition, Family, and the Art of Indian Pichvai Painting, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery presents Pankaj Desai on tabla, a leading percussive instrument of the Hindustani or North Indian …

Project 2018 Exhibition

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Architecture Hall
PROJECT 2018 is a selection of work from the Master of Architecture Program at Nebraska’s College of Architecture. The work, produced in design-research and design-build studios and through independent thesis investigations, situates architecture …

First Friday Architectural Diversity

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Crescent Moon Coffee House
Join us at Crescent Moon Coffee at 140 N. 8th St., for cocktails, coffee, and food. Also presentations by faculty & students exhibition of architectural work. Sponsored by the National Organization of Minority Architects Student Group

Spamalot

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, begins its search for the Holy Grail in the Fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail with a book by …

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST Opening night screening and Q&A with author emily danforth

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center - Van Brunt Visitors Center
From writer/director Desiree Akhavan and based on the celebrated novel by emily m. danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another …

UNL Opera: The Return of Ulysses

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Ulysses is one of the greatest love stories ever told. Based on Homer’s mythic Odyssey, the opera, The Return of Ulysses (Claudio Monteverdi) is a timeless testament to the power of a faithful heart. UNL Opera presents a new adaptation of the work …

Heroes and Villains Drag Show

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This event is a show to help raise funds to send students to the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference. There will be drag performances and free Pepsi products (with a valid NCard). Come support students, tip performers and …

Heroes and Villains Drag Show

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This event is a show to help raise funds to send students to the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference. There will be drag performances, and free Pepsi products. Come support our students, tip our performers, and have a …

Ongoing Events

Museum Builders: A Story of Fossils and Friendship

Date: Time: 9:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Morrill Hall
This temporary exhibition explores the history of paleontology and the friendship that led to the construction of the University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall.