EXHIBITS AND DISPLAYS

New Acquisitions: African-American Masters Collection
Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and "R" streets
December 16, 2008 - March 2, 2009
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays
noon to 5 p.m. Sundays
Free

Abraham Lincoln Exhibit - Life Mask, Ambrotypes
and African-American Portraits, 1912-1925
Museum of Nebraska History, 15th and "P" streets.
February 3 - 28, 2009
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays
1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Free

1860s Home Decor
Kennard House, 1627 "H" Street
February 3 - 28, 2009,
By appointment - (402) 471-4764
Free

Thaddeus Lowe Civil War Balloon Corps Memorabilia
from the collection of Terry Lowe

  • Evening of February 12 in conjunction with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason concert
  • Evening of February 13 in conjunction with "Civil War Voices" musical
    • Both at Lied Center, 12th and "R" Streets
      Free with admission
  • February 14 Family Day at Southwest High

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Stamps Exhibit
by Lincoln Stamp Club

  • At Family Day event February 14 at Southwest High School, 7001 South 14th Street
  • Evening of February 15 in conjunction with Doris Kearns Goodwin forum at Lied Center, 12th and "R" streets

(402) 483-6626
Free with admission

Abraham Lincoln Learning Stations
Bennett Martin Public Library, 14th and "N" streets
May 2 - 28, 2009
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays
noon to 6 p.m. Sundays
Free

SPECIAL EVENTS

Preview Reception for "Civil War Voices"
Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 South 56th Street
February 24, 2009
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(402) 432-4652
$50

Unveiling of new Lincoln postage stamps
Capitol Rotunda
State Capitol
February 9, 2009
10 a.m.
(402) 483-6626
Free

"LINPEX"
Lincoln Stamp Club Show with Abraham Lincoln theme
University Place Inn, 5250 Cornhusker Highway
February 21 and 22, 2009
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free

FREE MOVIES

All start at 1:30 p.m. at Museum of Nebraska History, 15th and "P" streets

  • January 18, 2009 - "Young Mr. Lincoln" with John Ford and Henry Fonda, 1939
  • January 25, 2009 - "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" with Academy Award nominee Raymond Massey, 1940
  • February 1, 2009 - "Abraham Lincoln: Preserving the Union," A&E production, 2008
  • February 8, 2009 - "Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided, Part 1," PBS documentary, 2001
  • February 15, 2009 - "The Making of a President" with Jason Robards, 1992
  • February 22, 2009 - "The Lincoln Assassination, Episode 1," documentary
  • March 1, 2009 - "The Lincoln Assassination, Episode 2," documentary