Past Events – Nebraska State Capitol

Capitol Events

Language Arts Honors Day

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska English Arts Council will hold their annual Teacher/Student Awards Ceremony in the 2nd floor rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol on Friday May 7 at 4:00 p.m.

Nebraska Mother of the Year Recognition

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Mothers Association will hold the 2021 Mother of the Year Ceremony in the 2nd floor rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol on Thursday May 6, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. The program will feature a Governor's Proclamation, fifth grade essay contest winners and recognition of Nebraska's past and present Mothers of the Year. The … Continued

NMEA Capitol Concerts

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Music Education Association will hold a series of noontime concerts in the Capitol 2nd floor rotunda from March 22 - 25. The public is welcome to attend. Each day two groups of Nebraska students will perform.  

Jerico Walk

2nd Floor Rotunda

A small group will walk around the Capitol at 9:00 a.m. and then come inside to the 2nd floor rotunda to blow Shofars as a blessing prior to the beginning of the Friday January 15th Legislative session.

NSP Camp 63 Graduation

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska State Patrol will hold their Camp 63 Graduation Ceremony in the 2nd floor rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol on Friday December 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Wreaths across America Proclamation

2nd Floor Rotunda

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, partners across America Remember and Honor service members by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. The public program in the Nebraska State Capitol has been cancelled due to … Continued

Governor’s Excellence Awards Program

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Department of Administrative Services State Personnel Office will host the Governor's Excellence in Leadership Awards Program in the 2nd floor rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol on November 18, 2020.

Architects and Engineers Licensing Ceremony

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects will hold a ceremony for first time licensed engineers and architects in the second floor rotunda of the Capitol at 3:00 p.m. The ceremony will be for the architects and engineers and their invited guests.

Virtual Hispanic Heritage Month Commemoration

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Latino-American Commission will hold their 14th annual Hispanic Heritage Month commemoration ceremony as a virtual event this year. The ceremony in the 2nd floor rotunda from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. will be shown live on the Latino-American Commission's facebook page, facebook.com/NebraskaLatinoAmericanCommission. Because of the pandemic, those interested in the celebration are encouraged to … Continued

Student Achievement Awards

2nd Floor Rotunda

Governor Pete Ricketts will recognize Nebraska's top scorers on the ACT and SAT college entrance exams in a second floor rotunda program with limited seating due to the pandemic.