The Artwork

One of the things that makes the Nebraska Capitol so different from other state Capitols is the artwork. Capitol architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue was well versed in the use of … Continued

Murals and Paintings

Nebraska Capitol architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue included spaces on the walls of public areas for large scale public murals. The themes of these murals were discussed by Goodhue and thematic … Continued

Artists

Inscriptions

Panels and Sculptures

Thematic Consultant Hartley Burr Alexander and Capitol sculptor Lee Lawrie built upon Capitol architect Bertram Goodhue’s concept that the exterior of the building reflect the activities of Government which take … Continued

Building Rooms

Rotunda viewed from Great Hall

Host an Event

The Nebraska State Capitol is host to a variety of public and governmental events each year.  Official functions of government have priority for use of the capitol. Requests for events … Continued

Cafeteria

Beginning January 25, 2021 HyVee Catering will deliver boxed lunches to the Capitol between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. HyVee has offered this temporary service for Capitol staff and others … Continued

Programs or Ceremonies

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