Visiting Lincoln?

Think Lincoln for an arts adventure steeped in our famous Nebraska hospitality! Lincoln is an arts treasure that offers a thriving cultural scene to rival the largest of cities. Sophisticated, accessible and affordable, there's always something exciting to enjoy in Lincoln: top-rated theatre, wonderful works of art, amazing film, premier performances, poetry readings and live music every day of the week.

Thinkin' Lincoln?

A tourism project centered on arts and culture, funded by Nebraska Department of Tourism, resulted in an incredible brochure and map. Click on Thinkin' Lincoln to download your copy of the brochure.

Arts Events

Find out what's happening in Lincoln by visiting our calendar of events 

Art Museums and Galleries

Looking for nationally acclaimed museums, like Sheldon Art Mueseum, or a list of the many local galleries that exhibit and sell the work of Lincoln's artists?  You can find their information (and link to their websites) by using our Artists and Arts Organizations search feature.

Performing Arts Venues

Take a look at our Artists and Arts Organizations section to find everything from The Lied Center for Performing Arts to the Lincoln Community Playhouse for music, theatre, dance and other performances.

Public Art Displays

We are currently in the process of creating an inventory of public art in Lincoln. Soon a Google Earth map of evrey piece of public art in the city will be available to take a virtual tour or to plan a tour on foot. We have a good number of works recorded, but we are looking to you to help us complete our inventory and help us increase our collection of photos of the artwork. Email for more information.

Lodging, Restaurant and Events Information

The Lincoln Convention and Visitor's Bureau is packed with all the great information you'll want to know about visiting our fabulous and artistic community!

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Special Thanks

In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.

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