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exhibitions,  eld trips, summer camps and early childhood education programs.
Field Trips: Omaha Children’s Museum encourages hands-on experiences with exhibits and activities in science, culture and the arts. Students ages
2-8 are engaged while learning and playing with their classmates. Whether you want to simply explore the museum together, or take part in one of our Investigate and Play Field Trip Workshops, the museum offers a  eld trip to meet your needs. Go to under the “Visit” tab for all the details. Outreaches
Set the stage for learning! These daytime events present school subjects in dia and music.
Large Group/Assembly Programs: These dynamic, large group presentations are created for school assemblies, PTA/PTO Family Nights, youth group meetings and other large group settings. A museum educator comes prepared to present, answer questions and captivate your group. Presentations include The Amazing Bubble Show, Whiz Bang Super Science, Seuss-Sational Science, Mad Scientist Show, Grossology, an Eric Carle program, and Dinos on the Loose, featuring a life-size baby T-Rex.
an impactful way – through theater, dance, multime
Festival of South African Dance
Friday, November 3, 2017 | 1:00 PM Holland Center | Kiewit Hall
Ballet Nebraska’s The Nutcracker
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 1:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2017 | 10:30 AM & 1:00 PM Orpheum Theater | Slosburg Hall
YAMATO the Drummers of Japan
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 10:30 AM Holland Center | Kiewit Hall
Siro-A: The Techno Circus
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 10:30 AM Orpheum Theater | Slosburg Hall
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 10:30 AM Holland Center | Kiewit Hall
Ballet Nebraska’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 1:00 PM
Orpheum Theater | Slosburg Hall
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
with paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 10:30 AM Holland Center | Kiewit Hall
Mobile Planetarium Programs: The Discovery Dome Science Experience features a planetarium dome  lm and hands-on science activities that bring the  lm to life. Choose from three  lm presentations: One World One Sky, Molecularium, and Zula Patrol.
Small Group Programs: Presented by a museum educator, these programs provide a unique way for students to learn about their world through
fun hands-on activities and demonstrations. Choose from preschool and kindergarten programs including Dinosaur Adventures, Penguins and Their Young, Ladybugs: An Insect Encounter, Buzzing Bee-Bots, and Engineering with the Three Little Pigs. Go to for a list of outreach programs and further details.
Museum Rentals: The Omaha Children’s Museum is the great place in Omaha to hold an event, meeting, and large or small gathering. Rent a room or the entire museum for a reasonable price! Add science shows, train or carousel rides, character appearances, or a number of other options to make an especially memorable event. Non-pro t/school pricing discounts available.
To schedule any Omaha Children’s Museum program,  eld trip, outreach or rental, call (402) 342-6164 ext. 410 or by email at For more information and a downloadable program. guide, visit
Omaha Performing Arts
1200 Douglas Street Omaha,NE 68102 402-345-0202
We are excited to announce the Omaha Performing Arts 2017/2018 Student Matinee Series! These daytime shows set the stage for learning by connecting the arts to a variety of school subjects. Tickets are only $4 per student and free study guides and other resources are available.
Our series opens with the Festival of South African Dance on Friday, November 3, at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Companies featuring more than 20 dancers and musicians share
their culture in high-energy performances.
Ballet Nebraska’s The Nutcracker returns to the Orpheum
Theater with three performances November 30-December 1. School groups
2017 Annual Teachers’ Guide presented by Omaha Family Magazine
To learn more visit
Sponsored by John K. and Lynne D. Boyer Family Foundation, Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, The Presenters, Kathryn Weil Simon and U.S. Bank Foundation.

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