Museum exhibits in the Fremont area

2013-04-04T11:00:00Z Museum exhibits in the Fremont area Fremont Tribune
April 04, 2013 11:00 am

Durham Museum (801 S. 10th St., Omaha): “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,” through May 5. Created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this exhibit highlights the flashpoints, the firsts, the best, the celebrated and sometimes lesser-known women who pushed rock and roll music and the American culture forward.

“We Want the Vote: Women’s Suffrage on the Great Plains,” through May 26. In addition to pieces from The Durham’s own collection, the exhibit will include artifacts and images from local and national partners.

“Girl Scouts: 100 Years of Courage, Confidence and Character,” through June 9. This exhibit honors the accomplishment of the national Girl Scouts organization and features objects from the collection of the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska organization. Artifacts showcased will include photographs, uniforms, merit badges, handbooks and other items from the earliest years of scouting to the present day.

Admission: adults $9, seniors (62+) $7, children (3-12) $6, children under 2 free.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and major holidays.

International Quilt Study Center & Museum (33rd and Holdrege streets, Lincoln): “Posing with Patchwork: Quilts in Photographs,” through Dec. 1. It matches a selection of vintage photographs with quilts from the museum’s collection.

“Indigo Gives America the Blues,” through June 2. Indigo Dyes influenced the appearance of European and American textiles throughout the past 400 years. Its use reflects the history of trade with India and other Asian countries beginning in the 16th century as well as advances in technology in Europe and North America.

Admission: adults, $6; children ages 5-18, $3; children under 5, free; families, $10. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

May Museum (1643 N. Nye Ave., Fremont): “History of the Nye, Schneider & Fowler Grain and Lumber Company,” through 2013.

Admission is $5. Hours: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Nebraska State Historical Society’s Museum of Nebraska History (15th and P streets, Lincoln): “Nebraska’s Miss America: Teresa Scanlan,” through Sept. 3. Many of Scanlan’s pageant outfits, including the gown she wore when competing in the Miss Nebraska pageant and her various costume changes from the Miss America pageant, will be on display. The shoes she wore in every contest beginning in 2004 also will be featured.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, closed Monday. Suggested admission donation: $2.

Omaha Children’s Museum (500 S. 20th St., Omaha): “Itty Bitty City,” through April 14. Children can “be big” in this city created just for them, complete with all things that make a city run. From an airport and ambulance to the bank, restaurant, construction site, expressway and TV studio, children will get to work and play in this 10,000 square foot metropolis.

Admission: $9 for adults (16-59) and children (2-15), $7 for seniors (60 and older) and free for children under 24 months and members. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

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