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A Feast for the Eyes: Art in the Star City

by Sriyani Tidball Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. — Pablo Picasso Art is one of the capital city’s many attractions. Lincoln is home to amazing watercolors, oil and acrylic paintings, fiber art, video, ceramics, jewelry, and...

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Lincoln’s Sunken Gardens

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. —Luther Burbank The Sunken Gardens is a very special place to most Lincoln residents. Located at 27th and Capital Parkway, the 1.5-acre...

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A city of public art

Lincoln is a city that will satisfy art lovers. There are more than 100 pieces of public art on display throughout the city. Public art in Lincoln comes in all forms—sculpture, memorials, murals, monuments and wall art. So take some...

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Experience Our Most Beautiful Building

by Roxanne Smith, Tourism Supervisor, Nebraska State Capitol   “Wow, I didn’t expect this,” is one of the many comments heard almost daily by the tour staff at the Nebraska State Capitol. Every day, except Thanksgiving and the Friday after, Christmas...

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The Sunken Gardens

Just how much fun can you have on a cool, windy morning? Grace Carlson, 7, carries a flat of flowers, Saturday, May 14, 2011, during the annual event in which volunteers help plant flowers at the Sunken Gardens. Alice Reed...

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Take a Breath: Parks, Golf and Swimming

By Becky Seth Parks are the breathing spaces of a city. Lincoln has 125 parks with 6,000 acres of life-enhancing green space. They range from small mini-parks with plants and perhaps a sculpture, to the large areas of our beautiful...