Red sky at night….a delight

By Roxanne Smith | July 4, 2019

At this time of year, the Indiana limestone tower of the Nebraska State Capitol is a canvas for the sun. As the sun shines on the building, the many angles … Continued

Front of the capital with sun.

Sunny Photo Opp

By Roxanne Smith | June 11, 2019

It’s happening!  The sun is once again shining on the north facade of the Capitol. Below you can see the sun gracing the relief sculpture above the main entrance to … Continued

Southeast Courtyard Fountain

Visit the Capitol this Summer

By Roxanne Smith | May 29, 2019

Summer time visitors to the Nebraska State Capitol will find the tour staff ready to show them the building and share Nebraska’s story. The Legislature has adjourned and school tours … Continued

Arbor Day at the Capitol

By Roxanne Smith | April 26, 2019

It was a beautiful morning to plant a tree on the Capitol’s south west lawn in celebration of Arbor Day, Nebraska’s home grown holiday. Dignitaries from the Nebraska Forest Service … Continued

Rallying at the Capitol

By Roxanne Smith | March 20, 2019

Rallies at the Nebraska State Capitol are held on the public sidewalks around the perimeter of the Capitol grounds, and during warmer months, generally May – October, on the North … Continued

Youth Art Month at the Capitol

By Roxanne Smith | March 2, 2019

March is Youth Art Month at the Nebraska State Capitol. Beginning March 4 the Nebraska Music Education Association will hold a series of free noon time concerts in the 2nd … Continued

Capitol Closed March 2

By Roxanne Smith | March 1, 2019

The Nebraska State Capitol will be closed to allow for special statehood day activities sponsored by the Nebraskaland Foundation on Saturday March 2. The building will reopen for public tours … Continued

Go Big Red! Capitol?

By Roxanne Smith | February 21, 2019

The Capitol was lit red to celebrate the University of Nebraska’s Charter Day, February 15th……. and the celebration continues. The Office of the Capitol Commission illuminates the Capitol with colored … Continued

Guidelines for Photography in the Capitol

By Roxanne Smith | December 21, 2018

The Office of the Capitol Commission has established guidelines for photographers, groups and individuals wishing to have their photos taken inside the Capitol. Because the Capitol is a public building … Continued

Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony December 9

By Roxanne Smith | December 5, 2018

The Nebraska State Capitol will host the 71st annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Sing sponsored by Pinewood Bowl Inc. in the second floor rotunda on Sunday December 9, 2018 … Continued