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Frida y Diego Community Art Show

Joslyn Castle & Gardens 3902 Davenport St., Omaha

Frida y Diego Community Art Show runs from April 12 through May 23, and features work by more than 25 local artists. Participating artists were asked to submit works influenced by the relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, their artistic endeavors, or Día de Los Muertos. The opening reception is April 12 from 4 …

Event Series Nebraska’s Deep Roots

Nebraska’s Deep Roots

Fontenelle Forest 1111 Bellevue Blvd. North, Bellevue

Fontenelle Forest is celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the Fontenelle Trading Post with a history exhibit located in the Baright Gallery. "Nebraska's Deep Roots" tells the story of how the Fontenelle Trading Post came to be and what a trading post during the 1800’s may have looked like. It's open daily at the Fontenelle Forest Nature …

Event Series Ocean Bound

Ocean Bound

Omaha Children's Museum 500 S. 20th St., Omaha

The temporary exhibit, Ocean Bound, is on display through May 24, 2024. Embark on a journey through watersheds to see how everyone’s actions on land affect our ocean. Ocean Bound presents watershed science in four themed exhibit clusters. The exhibit is included with museum admission.

Featured Featured Event Series BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs

BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs

Lauritzen Gardens 100 Bancroft St., Omaha

BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs On display daily through May 12 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On display for the first time in the United States, experience BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs, an adventure of Jurassic scale at Omaha’s Lauritzen Gardens. This touring show boasts some of the most exceptional brick builds ever created, allowing visitors to witness firsthand what it would have …

Leonardo Da Vinci: Machines In Motion

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum 28210 W. Park Highway, Ashland

The temporary exhibit, Leonardo Da Vinci: Machines In Motion, will be on display through May 5, 2024. The exhibit presents full-scale machines that were built after in-depth study of Leonardo da Vinci’s designs by a group of scientists and skilled craftsmen in Florence, Italy.  Its uniqueness lies in the fact that many of the mechanisms …

Event Series Millions Of Miles

Millions Of Miles

Omaha Children's Museum 500 S. 20th St., Omaha

The temporary exhibit "Millions of Miles" is on display through April 14 at Omaha Children's Museum. The exhibit explores freight travel and the many awesome jobs behind it, with areas focusing on the seas, the roads, the sky, and even the future of travel. The exhibit is included with museum admission.

Event Series Game On Family Fun Weekend

Game On Family Fun Weekend

Omaha Children's Museum 500 S. 20th St., Omaha

Omaha Children's Museum will hold Game On Family Fun Weekend during regular museum hours on April 12-14. The Nintendo-themed weekend will feature activities and crafts, while supplies last. Included with museum admission.

Egg Decorating Class

Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum 8106 S. 84th St., La Vista

Darla Novotny will teach the wax resistant method of egg decorating. All the tools, dyes, eggs and wax will be provided. Students will decorate two eggs and receive numerous handouts and a decorating tool.   The cost of this class is $30 per person. Class is limited to 12 participants. Class will run from 10 a.m. …

$30

Korean Food Bazaar

Korean Presbyterian Church of Omaha 14015 Q St., Omaha

The Korean Food Bazaar will be held on April 13. Food will include kimchi, kimbab, tokbokki and more. The event is a fundraiser for the church.

Event Series Toytopia

Toytopia

The Durham Museum 801 S. 10th St., Omaha

The traveling exhibit "Toytopia" runs March 9 - May 26 at The Durham Museum. "Toytopia" will showcase specialty exhibits from toymakers including: Hasbro®, Duncan Yo-Yo®, Schleich®, Breyer®, Crayola®, KNEX® (Lincoln Logs®) and many more. The exhibit is open during regular museum hours and is included with museum admission. What was your childhood passion? Jump roping? Star Wars® …

Event Series Play Clothes

Play Clothes

The Durham Museum 801 S. 10th St., Omaha

The Durham Museum presents the exhibit "Play Clothes: Celebrating Rose Theater Costume Designer Sherri Geerdes" from March to May 26, 2024. Included with museum admission. For the past 40 years, costume designer Sherri Geerdes has delighted young people as her creations brought life to beloved characters on stage. In her early days with the Emmy Gifford Children’s …

Nebraska Science Festival Hands-On Activities

Boys Town Hall of History 14057 Flanagan Blvd., Boys Town

During the Nebraska Science Festival, the Boys Town Hall of History will host staff-led science activities during regular business hours. Schedule: April 1-7: Comic Book Station. Make your own comic book and take photo with a 6 ft 2 in Captain Marvel. April 8-14: Magnifying. Learn about and explore with different magnifying glasses and microscopes. …

Free

Frida Kahlo And The Blue House Exhibit

El Museo Latino 4701 S. 25th St., Omaha

El Museo Latino presents the special exhibit "Frida Kahlo and the Blue House Exhibit" through July 27. The exhibit presents color photographs of the architecture and interior spaces of the Blue House created by Cristina Kahlo, as well as vintage black and white photographs taken by Diego Rivera, Antonio Kahlo, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Florence Arquín …

Event Series Neo-Custodians

Neo-Custodians

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 724 S. 12th St., Omaha

The exhibition "Neo-Custodians: Woven Narratives of Heritage, Cultural Memory, and Belonging" is on display through April 14, 2024. The exhibit focuses on the historical aspect of textiles as a vehicle for communication and representation. Linking this ancient form of expression to contemporary artworks inspired by this legacy, the thirteen artists in the exhibition engage intentionally with …

Free
Event Series Reverberations

Reverberations

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 724 S. 12th St., Omaha

Paolo Arao makes sewn paintings, weavings, and site-responsive installations that are rooted in geometric abstraction. This exhibition will showcase Arao’s work over the past five years including work he began while a resident at Bemis Center in the spring of 2020 as well as site-specific installations utilizing the architecture of Bemis Center’s galleries. Through the …

Free

Family Fun Fair

Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus 1515 Ave. J, Council Bluffs

Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus' Family Fun Fair is a family-friendly event to provide health and safety information for children and families in a fun and interactive way. The goal of the fair is to provide kids and parents an opportunity to learn about area resources, play games, and eat food. All is provided …

Free

Blackstone District 10 Year Anniversary Party

Blackstone District Farnam Street between 42nd and 35th streets, Omaha

The Blackstone District is turning 10 years old. Enjoy an outdoor vendors market, live music, food trucks and kids activities. The free event will take place on 39th Street between Farnam and Dodge (it starts at Nite Owl) and welcomes kids and dogs.

Free

Sharing the Glory: The History of Baseball in Omaha

General Crook House Museum 5730 N 30 St, #11B, Omaha

The exhibit "Sharing the Glory: The History of Baseball in Omaha" is on display through May 12, 2024. It explores the history of Omaha and baseball. Included with admission, which is $8 for adults and $4 for children. The historic General Crook House Museum is located on the campus of Metropolitan Community College.

$4 – $8
Event Series Teen Nerf Night

Teen Nerf Night

Teen Nerf Night is a monthly activity at the library, where teens battle it out in the library stacks. NERF guns will be available to use, or feel free to bring your own. Open to ages 13-18. Snacks are provided.

Free
Event Series More of a Heart

More of a Heart

BLUEBARN Theatre 1106 S. 10th St., Omaha

BLUEBARN Theatre presents "More of a Heart" Dave Osmundsen from March 28 - April 21, 2024. Presented in partnership with Great Plains Theatre Commons. Synopsis: A mother’s love. A son’s need for independence. As Zachary, an Autistic teenager, comes of age in a world that rewards him for neurotypical behavior, he begins to question his feelings about his upbringing. …

Event Series Rock Through The Ages

Rock Through The Ages

Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center 1001 S. Sixth St., Council Bluffs

Kanesville Symphony Orchestra presents "Rock Through the Ages," a high-energy concert celebrating the greatest rock anthems of all time. From the electrifying riffs to the soaring vocals, this concert will have you tapping your feet, singing along, and maybe even headbanging (in a respectable, symphony-appropriate way, of course). Tickets are $15.

$15