Calendar

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, October 17  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Johnny Carson’s Birthday Party

Tuesday, October 23  |  3:00-7:00pm

Happy Birthday, Johnny! Join EVM in celebration of what would have been the legend’s 93rd birthday! Catch showings of Tonight Show footage and special displays in the Johnny Carson Gallery. Don’t miss a showing of “Johnny Comes Home” at 4:00, children’s activities beginning at 5:00, led by Norfolk Junior Optimists, and—of course—birthday cake at 6:00!

Free with regular museum admission.  Sponsored by the Morning Optimist Club of Norfolk.

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, October 24  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Trick-or-Treat in Haunted Verges Park & Cave

Thursday, October 25  |  5:00-7:00pm

Verges Park transforms for Halloween! EVM hosts friendly trick-or-treating for the little ones at the Dederman cabin & schoolhouse. Brave trick-or-treaters can venture into the haunted Verges Cave for spooky fun. Dress your best and enter our costume contest!

Free admission, $2 cave entry.

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, October 31  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, November 7  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, November 14  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Dress Code: Frills, Fashion & Function in Northeast Nebraska Opening Reception

Friday, November 16  |  6:00-8:00pm

Join EVM in opening a new exhibition celebrating all things clothing! What we wear can weave unique cultural and personal stories, whether as a form of expression or worn for functionality. Dress Code features selections from EVM’s textile collection, unveiling years of Northeast Nebraskan garments and the many stories they offer. The reception is free and open to the public.

Dress Code is on view November 16 through April 27, 2019.  This exhibition is funded in part by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, November 21  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

Wednesday, November 28  |  10:30am-11:15am

EVM’s youngest visitors will enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

The Harold Ritter Exhibit Opening Reception

Friday, November 30  |  6:00-8:00pm

Celebrate the opening of a new permanent exhibit at EVM that reveals the life and mind of a Northeast Nebraska local legend: inventor and folk artist, Harold Ritter.  The exhibit features the late artist’s sketches, tools, wooden sculptures, and correspondence.

The reception is free and open to the public.