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Nebraska’s Mexican-American Legacy Lecture & “Chicanisma” Closing Reception

With José Francisco García

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q St.
Lincoln NE 68508
Directions: 11th and Q streets
Target Audiences:
Katie Nieland, (402) 472-3965,
Join us as José Francisco García presents a historical and contemporary perspective on almost 500 years of the Mexican-American presence in Nebraska and the Great Plains, from early Spanish conquistadors and explorers to later years’ traders, settlers, and immigrants.

Following the lecture, stay for refreshments and live music as we celebrate Linda Rivera García’s solo exhibition “Chicanisma,” on view through September 22. The lecture is 4:30-5:30 p.m. and the reception is 5:30-7 p.m.

Humanities Nebraska (HN) provides major funding for this program. HN receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Nebraska State Legislature, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and private donations.

This event is part of the Center for Great Plains Studies’ Paul A. Olson lecture series and is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.

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