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Day of the Dead Exhibit

First Floor Display

The Nebraska Latino-American Commission is sponsoring a Day of the Dead exhibit in the first floor rotunda of the Capitol from October 24 - November 4. The Day of the Dead exhibit will focus on the culture, art history and significance of traditional Latin American holiday.

Licensing Ceremony

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects will hold a ceremony to license new engineers and architects in a 2nd floor rotunda ceremony on November 2, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

Veterans Are Atheists Too Display

The Lincoln Atheists will have a display in the first floor rotunda from Sunday November 6 - November 13, 2022.

Veterans Day Holiday and Tower Lighting

The Capitol will be open for public tours on Friday November 11, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the Veterans Day holiday. The Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs will have the tower of the Capitol lit green from dusk until 10:30 p.m. to honor veterans.  State offices will be closed.

2022 Lincoln Veterans Parade

Capitol Grounds

The Lincoln Veterans Parade Group is holding the 2022 Veterans Parade along K Street on Sunday November 13. The parade will start at 21st and K Street at 2:00 p.m. Parade participants will walk west on K Street toward a reviewing stand in front of the Capitol where the parade will end. Some of the … Continued

GIS Display

First Floor Display

Nebraska GIS/LIS will have a first floor rotunda display in the Capitol from November 14 -18 to showcase featuring posters made by Nebraska college students showcasing the ways GIS is used across Nebraska.

Commissioner’s Recognition of Student Excellence

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Department of Education Center for Student Leadership and Expanded Learning will honor students who have excelled in vocational  education in a 2nd floor rotunda ceremony on Monday November … Continued

Capitol Closed Thanksgiving and Friday After

The Capitol will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 24 and 25, 2022.  The Capitol will reopen for regularly scheduled guided tours on Saturday November 26 at 10:00 … Continued

World AIDS Day / Call to Action

Capitol Grounds

The Nebraska AIDS Project will hold a rally on the West Plaza of the Nebraska State Capitol from 11:00 - 1:00 p.m.