Observation Decks Open

By Roxanne Smith | April 1, 2011

Now that the Exterior Masonry Restoration Project is complete all four sides of the 14th floor observation level are open to the public.  It has been 12 years since visitors … Continued

Capitol Volunteer Recognized

By Roxanne Smith | March 8, 2011

The Office of the Capitol Commission thanks longtime volunteer Arlene Rash for her many years of service at the Capitol Information Desk.  Arlene provided valuable information to visitors and citizens, … Continued

Music Education Week at the Capitol

By Roxanne Smith | March 1, 2011

March is Youth Art Month and Nebraska’s Music Education Association is sponsoring a series of noon concerts in the Capitol Rotunda from February 28 – March 4. Today the Pawnee … Continued

Capitol Muralist Recognized

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

The Nebraska State Capitol was prominently featured in a 2009 exhibition at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, New York. The exhibit, … Continued

Gift Shop Renovated

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

The Nebraska State Historical Society’s corridor door, and carpet. Electrical and computer Landmark Store in the Capitol opened wiring were upgraded to accommodate the November 20, 2009, to rave reviews. … Continued

Cleaning Limestone Masonry

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

For years preservationists have had to rely on invasive and labor intensive techniques to clean masonry structures. With the recent restoration projects at the Nebraska State Capitol, preservation staff looked … Continued

Flag Pole Restoration

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

It is the goal of the Office of the Capitol Commission to restore and reuse original components of the Capitol whenever possible. The removal of the original flag poles from … Continued

Commissioners View Albion Planning Project

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

Capitol Commissioners Governor Dave Heineman, at the podium, and UNL College of Architecture Dean Wayne Drummond helped Albion Mayor Paul Hosford unveil the plans UNL Professor Martin Despang’s students developed … Continued

Capitol Staff Recognized

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

Office of the Capitol Commission staff have been honored for outstanding service by Administrative Services. At a Quarterly Recognition Ceremony on January 22, 2010, the Carpentry and Grounds Shops received … Continued

Capitol Commission’s 2010 Schedule

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

The Nebraska State Capitol Commission has set their schedule of quarterly Commission meetings for 2010. All meetings are set to begin at 9:00 am in State Capitol Hearing Room 1507. … Continued